Senior Auditor, IT Audit
The Senior Auditor, IT Audit will perform substantive procedures and prepare working papers in moderate to very complex, judgmental, and/or specialized areas, to fulfill the annual work plan of the Audit Services department. The IT auditor will perform walkthroughs, document IT processes, complete testing procedures, and communicate results to process owners. Additionally, the auditor will assist with the execution of data analysis including an understanding of using basic scripting, data quality, and data analysis reporting. Ensure audit procedures performed fulfill the purposes and responsibilities established in the department to conform to the COBIT Framework and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing published by the Institute of Internal Auditors or a similar professional organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Participate in and effectively document walkthroughs of control design with various stakeholders.
- Execute IT general controls, system implementation, business application audit work programs as assigned in a timely manner and with adequate supporting documentation for test work, findings, and corrective action plans.
- Assist in developing specific engagement plans, including the preparation and/or modification of detailed programs for tests of controls and auditing procedures.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of controls over information systems and discuss conclusions with management.
- Provide input in the selection and development of appropriate audit procedures for management approval.
- Provide well written, comprehensive issues including details, root cause, and recommendations.
- Foster partnerships with technical and business process owners to facilitate discussion and evaluation of controls and risks.
- Collaborate with business process owners to evaluate, develop, and implement risk–based solutions.
- Regular and reliable attendance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Position serves both internal co–workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.
Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.
Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.
Lead the work of others who perform essentially the same work. May set priorities, schedule and review work, but have no responsibility to hire, terminate, review performance and/or make pay decisions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, or Accounting or related field.
Experience: 3+ years of experience
Certifications: Must have an active CISA certification or be actively working towards the completion of the CISA requirements. Other relevant certifications a plus (e.g., CIA, CISSP, CISM, etc.)
Skills and Abilities:
- Business Mathematical Skills –– Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.
- Technical Computer Skills –– Demonstrate use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming, relational databases, and operating systems) and intermediate software packages.
- Complex Communication –– Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present, resolve and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.
- Organizational Impact –– Decisions have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division. Job contributes to decisions on the overall strategy and direction of LifePoint.
Nature of Problems
- Organizational Business Problems –– Problems are broad, complex and abstract, often involving company–wide issues. Must develop solutions using substantial creativity, resourcefulness, innovation, negotiation and diplomacy.
- Functional Independent Judgement –– Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.
- Project Management –– Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project oversight, and resource allocation.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.
Works in well–lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.
In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.
Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.
Moderate overnight travel (up to 30%) by land and/or air
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.