The Internal Auditor will be responsible for, or will assist in, the planning and professional performance of audit assignments and risk assessments, including tests of controls and/or tests of details including (but not limited to):
• financial audits • IT audits • internal controls • operational performance • compliance with applicable laws and regulations • accreditation standards • contracts • compliance with company policies and procedures • fraud investigations
Works under limited supervision with moderate latitude for initiative and independent judgment under the direction of more experienced auditors. Adheres to all corporate policies and procedures as well as professional ethical standards.
Performs audit projects and consulting engagements in accordance with established methodology and within budgeted timeframes.
Creates or assists in the creation of planning documentation, such as: project budgets, scoping assessments, and audit programs according to department standards.
Under limited supervision, performs audit procedures, such as: interviews, identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes. Evaluates current auditing procedures and proposes changes as needed.
Prepares, or assists in the preparation of drafts of, audits or review reports which include the development of clear, constructive, and actionable recommendations to address risks identified.
Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
Performs other related work or external audit assistance as assigned by Internal Audit management.
Develops and maintains productive relationships throughout the company and within the department.
More experienced Internal Auditors will provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching throughout projects to less experienced team members and may be responsible for providing formal written feedback for less experienced team members at the conclusion of a project.
Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.
Represents Internal Audit on internal project teams.
Other duties as assigned.
Requires Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant field.
Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education.
Requires three years of financial, operational, or compliance audit experience at a public accounting firm, in an internal audit department, or within the healthcare industry.
Requires strong analytic and problem solving capabilities and the ability to identify solutions and recommendations that effectively address business and control needs.
Requires strong understanding of accounting principles, control procedures and audit techniques.
Requires fundamental understanding of the IIA Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IPPF) and the Code of Ethics.
Requires the ability to multi-task effectively, responding to changing business priorities and deadlines.
Requires the ability to work collaboratively with team members across multiple divisions and departments.
Requires a proven record of meeting commitments and achieving goals.
Requires the ability to work independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
Requires commitment to excellence and continual improvement.
Requires excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Requires flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of projects while prioritizing effectively.
Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Current, verifiable certification or ability to have inactive certification reinstated. Examples of certifications include (but are not limited to), Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Information Systems Auditor, or other applicable healthcare industry certification (e.g. Registered Nurse, Certified in Healthcare Compliance).
GEHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GEHA will not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Our company's corporate headquarters is located in Lee's Summit near Douglas Rd and I-470 with a total of five locations in the Kansas City metropolitan area.