Functions as a highly skilled internal control consultant responsible for conducting reviews of and testing the internal control environment across all significant business processes that could affect financial reporting with a focus on IT general computer controls. Additionally, the employee must be able to actively participate in cross functional teams to help identify and implement internal control opportunities in new systems/processes across the corporation. They also must be able to perform root cause analyses when control breakdowns are identified.
Conduct internal control reviews on behalf of the corporation to identify risks, controls to mitigate the risks and assess the control environment of each significant business process. Ability to be a collaborative partner with IT and other operational areas. Assist in the development of annual plan, including the risk assessment. Identify and communicate issues, results, and recommendations to management. Maintain knowledge and comprehensive understanding of internal controls over financial reporting (e.g. COSO), business processes and industry risks and controls. Maintain knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, IIA's Code of Ethics, BCBSM Policies and Procedures, general accepted accounting principles and regulatory reporting requirements. Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion as required by the IIA Standard of Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics. Represent the Finance Division in cross functional sessions designed to implement new business processes, which require appropriate internal controls to be identified and implemented as part of the new process. Attend training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary. Educate BCBSM employees and management about risk, internal controls and encourage change that promotes an effective and efficient control environment. Lead and participate in departmental and divisional projects and on divisional projects and on divisional committees. Other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Information Systems, Healthcare Administration or closely related field required. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years work experience in audit - preferably with three years working with IT internal controls.
Leadership and facilitation experience preferred.
Professional audit certifications CIA, CISA, CMA, and CPA are preferred.
Excellent analytical, organizational, time management, decision making, problem solving, conflict resolution, verbal and written skills are required.
Ability to work independently or within a team environment with multiple priorities.
Ability to effectively interface with management at all levels as well as contacts outside the organization.
Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.
Finance, Treasury, and Accounting
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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