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MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Auditor - Internal Audit in Houston, Texas

The Senior Auditor contributes to the Internal Audit Department's effort in helping the institution achieve its goals by gathering and analyzing information utilizing a disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management and control processes.

This will be a hybrid position, with most of the time spent working remotely. Incumbent must report to campus for Onboarding and reside in the state of Texas.

The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, and three years of experience in auditing, accounting, process improvement, financial analysis, data analytics or financial/business/patient care operations within a healthcare environment. One of the following certifications strongly preferred: CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CGAP or CPHIMS.

Conducts Audits

  • Performs fieldwork activities and conducts client interviews and other client interactions independently on smaller, less complex engagements; identifies risks and related controls, including fraud risks, during planning and fieldwork; identifies preliminary issues and evaluates audit evidence using analytical skills; actively participates in risk assessment activities and independently validates identified controls; documents work papers in accordance with applicable standards.

  • Completes smaller projects independently. Identifies appropriate client contacts during planning and fieldwork; schedules timely client meetings; prepares questions aligned with the meeting agenda; demonstrates effective listening skills to gather information; and subsequently provides focused and reliable information to team members.

  • Arrives at supportable conclusions based on sufficient evidence documented in working papers in accordance with applicable standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure success of the team.

  • Represents Internal Audit in a professional manner.

Time Management

  • Effectively and efficiently completes assignments within established budgets and completes assignments within established budgets and deadlines.

  • Monitors own time and meets agreed upon project milestones.

  • Proactively communicates status of project to team.

  • Provides clear direction to all team members on their assignments, encourages input from all team members, and provides evaluative feedback to team members in a timely manner.

Audit Reporting and Communication with Management

  • Communicates in a timely manner with clients to ensure identified issues are accurate. Independently documents the initial observation and recommendation to mitigate risks and improve controls for assigned areas.

  • For smaller projects, prepares draft of audit report.

  • Keeps the client and Internal Audit Management apprised of issues throughout the audit.

  • Fosters relationships with Process Owners.

REQUIREMENTS

Required Education: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education: Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance.

Required Experience: Three years of experience in auditing, accounting, process improvement, financial analysis, data analytics, or financial/business/patient care operations in a healthcare environment to include one year of direct auditing experience. With preferred degree, one year of direct auditing experience.

Preferred Experience: Internal auditing experience gained in a healthcare or educational institution.

Must pass pre-employment tests (validated by Human Resources) as required and administered by department.

Preferred Certification: One of the following audit related certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  • Certified Governmental Auditing Professional (CGAP) by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) by The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152936

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 71,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 89,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 107,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No

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