Senior IT Internal Audit Associate - Minnetonka, MN
UnitedHealth Group - Minnesota

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UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 25, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

As an Internal Audit Consultant (Lead), you will be accountable for supporting the execution of the annual audit plan for UnitedHealth Group and its family of companies. This position will be part of UHG Internal Audit & Advisory Services. You will provide support to the various Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) compliance and control initiatives including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), SSAE16, FDICIA and the Model Audit Rule (MAR).

Specific responsibilities include:
- Assist with the development of the IT audit risk assessment and short-term/long-term internal audit plan.

- Assist the managers in planning the IT/Integrated audit projects and determine audit scope and audit approach based on the risk assessments

- Research the assigned IT processes/systems, develop and execute the audit procedures that address the objectives of the audit program, and complete required documentation to conform to department standards. Support testing results and conclusions with clear and appropriate work papers.

- Prepare audit reports consisting of audit results, overall assessments of control adequacy and detail issues/remediation plans.

- Lead the IT/Integrated audit projects by directing the daily work of staff members, informing IT managers of project status, leading communication and coordination with clients, and managing audit team resources through appropriate planning activities and utilization of tools.

- Set and support performance expectations from staff members through goal establishment and on-going coaching. Provide constructive feedback and IT audit guidance to audit team members.

- Evaluate IT processes/systems to identify key controls and risks (actual and emerging), assess the deficiencies, gaps and other issues, and make recommendations to improve the control design and operating effectiveness/efficiency, minimize risk, or comply with company policies and legal/regulatory requirements.

- Demonstrate in-depth understanding of complex information systems. Apply the knowledge of current IT environment and industry trends to identify and recommend opportunities for process improvements.

- Demonstrate and apply a clear understanding of IT audit methodologies in supporting SOX/MAR/FDICIA/SSAE 16 audits.

- Build effective relationship with business partners, sister functions and IT management to stay abreast of activities within IT for consideration for risk assessment and audit scoping

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in management information systems, finance, accounting or related discipline.

- 3-5 years of audit, accounting, SOX/MAR/FDICIA or related experience.

- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.

- Ability to work with different levels within the organization.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Desire to make a positive impact with the ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities quickly.

- Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred:

- A diverse skill base in both IT auditing and information systems. Prior experience in public accounting.

- Managed healthcare or insurance industry experience.

- CISA, CPA, and/or CIA certification.

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 25, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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