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Manager Internal Audit

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

This position provides oversight and monitors the timely performance of independent financial, operational and information technology audits and special projects. The position performs quality reviews of audit testing for accuracy, completeness and alignment with Internal Audit policies. It oversees the timely communication of audit results to Management that add value to the areas audited. This position will assist in the oversight of the coordination efforts for the external audit assistance. Critical thinking is applied in providing recommendations that strengthen and support internal controls, operations, culture and values. Special projects may be assigned including the performance of external audit assistance.This is primarily a remote, work from home role. Flexibility to come on-site to Downers Grove or other AAH locations as needed, on occasion, is required.
Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the implementation and completion of the Audit Plan be delegating scheduled audits to Financial, Operations and IT auditors; providing knowledge of subject matter and associated risks; overseeing the performance and timeliness of test work and communications, and reviewing work papers for validity and support of audit results.
  • Assists in the development of audit objectives and testing procedures of scheduled audits, and performance of risk analysis for each financial, operational and information technology audit assignment. Assists with data trending and analysis to identify organizational risks.
  • Performs quality reviews of financial, operational and information technology audits for completeness of audit objectives, accuracy of audit testing, and appropriateness of conclusions reached, as well as internal audit standards compliance.
  • Assesses risks and effectively communicates them to leadership; provides recommendations to mitigate the risks; and, incorporates risks into the Internal Audit risk assessment.
  • Assists in the oversight of the coordination of the external audit assistance.
  • Ensures accuracy of audit monitoring data and produces monitoring reports to analyze audit performance, audit timeliness, and completeness of work papers. Assists in the preparation of quarterly reports.
  • Plans and leads complex internal audits related to financial, operational or information technology activities, including the performance of testing and reporting of results in written audit reports. Performs external audit assistance for high risk areas and investigations.
  • Researches and recommends best practices to strengthen the internal audit activities. Assists with standardizing templates and documentation, and adhering to Internal Audit Standards.
  • Develops and provides oversight to the Internal Audit financial, operational and information technology auditors; provides technical expertise to all team members.
  • Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall employee morale.
  • Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls expenditures within approved budget objectives.
  • Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) issued by a State Board of Accountancy, or
    • Internal Auditor (CIA) certification issued by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).Education Required:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.Experience Required:
        • Typically requires 5 years of experience in Public accounting and/or Internal Audit.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • Strong knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards, the COSO framework and internal controls over financial reporting as well information systems.
          • Strong organizational skills to multi-task through planning, coordinating, monitoring and performing audit related projects assigned to self and the team.
          • Ability to identify and provide recommendations to mitigate risks and address internal control deficiencies.
          • Strong written and verbal communication skills to present to all levels within the System, as well as strong interpersonal skills to address disagreements and misalignments of behavior.
          • Ability to create audit objectives and procedures that address risks and matters of concern.
          • Ability to influence, drive change and effectively deliver results.
          • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as lead and direct team members.
          • Experience in performing or providing external audit assistance to an external auditing firm.
          • Experience in utilizing an automated work paper system.
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including word, excel, and power point.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Downers Grove , Manager Internal Audit, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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