BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

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Senior Internal Auditor

Posted: 09/17/2018

Auto req ID 1904BR Company BlueCross BlueShield of WNY About Us BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is a division of HealthNow New York Inc., one of New York’s leading health care companies that provides access to quality health care and solutions for members throughout Upstate New York. Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people gain access to health care. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, the company is an independent Licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. As the region’s leading health plan, serving over 800,000 members, BlueCross BlueShield believes in taking small steps towards healthier living. You can visit our website at Title Senior Internal Auditor Position Posting Location Buffalo Status Full Time Regular Hours As required Job Description The Senior Auditor performs complex level professional internal auditing work. Work involves leading or conducting performance, financial, and compliance audit projects; providing consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; providing key input to development of the annual audit plan; and providing training and coaching to internal audit staff. The incumbent maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and works independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Primary Responsibility - Identifies and evaluates the organization’s risk areas and provides key input to the development of the annual audit plan
- Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures
- Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers
- Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgement concerning areas being reviewed
- Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the board of directors
- Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings
- Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers
- Represents internal audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations
- Provides or assists in providing training, coaching, and guidance to internal audit staff in conducting audits and other audit-related issues
- Performs related work as assigned by audit management
Knowledge and Skills - Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, management principles, and preferred business practices
- Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors
- Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices
- Knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
- Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products
- Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions
- Considerable skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines
- Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
- Considerable skill in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses
- Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations
- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
Experience - Certification as a CIA or CPA required within two (2) years of date of hire into this role
- Four years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation required
- A graduate degree in business administration, public administration or a related field, or a certification (CIA or CPA), may each substitute for one year of required experience (for a maximum substitution of two years).
- Two years supervisory/leadership or project management experience required
Education Required Education:

- Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related area of study required
Working Conditions - Must be able to work in an office environment
- Manual Dexterity Req: Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively utilize various office equipment (phone, computer, fax machine, printer, copier, filing cabinet, etc.)
- Manual Dexterity Req: Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively use a computer with all its components for prolonged periods of time and for the majority of required tasks
- Mental effort: Adequate to perform essential functions of the job with the type of judgments and responsibilities as indicated in the job description.
EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Removal Date 17-Jul-2019

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