Internal Auditor
SCAN Health Plan - Long Beach, CA

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Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Healthcare Administration preferred but not required.

Professional credentials (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) desired but not required.

Minimum of 2 years combined experience in public accounting, internal audit or healthcare industry audit, compliance, finance, and operations.

Working knowledge of auditing standards, internal control frameworks, risk management, corporate governance, and their practical application in business operations.

Experience working in the areas such as member enrollment, billing, claim processing highly desired.

Proven hands-on ability to perform basic to moderately complex audits and perform structured analytical projects. Experience and skills within finance and IT are strongly desired.

Proficient in MS Office and specialized audit software.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Extended work hours, as needed.

Ability to travel locally to SCAN offices and business partners as needed to perform audits (travel is not expected to exceed 10%).

External Description:
JOB PURPOSE:
The Internal Auditor position reports directly to the Manager of Internal Audit Services and performs various audits of SCAN operations designed to assess the system of internal controls outlined in the Internal Audit Plan.

The position will assist the Manager of Internal Audit Services with special projects and investigations as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS:
Develop audit programs that are tightly integrated with existing business objectives and the inherent risks of the area under review.

Develop an understanding of and appraise the effectiveness and application of operational, financial and information technology controls within SCAN.

Evaluate the sufficiency of and adherence to the Company's plans, policies and procedures and ensure compliance with governmental laws and regulations.

Ascertain the adequacy of controls for safeguarding Company assets and, when appropriate, verifying the existence of assets.

Conduct appraisals of effectiveness and efficiency in use of Company resources and making appropriate recommendations to management.

Complete audits within the timelines developed with the Manager of Internal Audit Services.

Advise senior management as to control and risk issues and recommend actions to ensure deficiencies are properly addressed.

Perform special projects as requested by the Manager of Internal Audit Services.

Maintain strong working relationships with senior to mid-level management to facilitate organizational communication and enhance audit process.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.