We are recruiting for an Associate Internal Auditor to join our Internal Audit Department in Louisville, KY.
With direction from audit management and senior staff, participates in and/or coordinates all phases of the audit process including defining the audit scope based on risk, evaluating control design and adequacy, testing to ensure adherence with established policies and internal controls and communicating issues and recommendations to management. Conducts financial, operational, and compliance audits, and internal controls compliance testing to ensure the accuracy of financial statements and to mitigate financial, operational, and compliance risks to the Company through the reporting of audit findings in a timely manner.
Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal policies and controls that safeguard company assets and ensure financial statement accuracy, operational effectiveness, and regulatory compliance.
Assist audit management and senior staff in the development and execution of a risk-based audit plan for each assigned audit project. Planning includes developing objectives, procedures, data analytics, and defining the scope using a risk-based approach; creates and completes audit test plans, programs, and workpapers.
Conducts and documents testing according to department policies, standards, and best business practices.
Participate and, as necessary, lead discussions of audit results with auditees, management, and senior staff throughout the audit; at the conclusion of each audit, participate in exit conferences to present audit results to management to promote constructive change and offer value added solutions.
Prepares clear, concise, and objective audit reports of issues, observations, and recommendations for management's consideration; ensures the adequacy of management's corrective action plans.
Builds and maintains strong relationships with audit team, auditees, and management.
Meets assigned audit project deadlines and achieves planned objectives; routinely communicates project status to management.
Stays abreast of company initiatives, business operations, and control processes.
Maintains and expands knowledge of emerging healthcare, accounting, and auditing trends, concepts, and techniques.
Knowledge of accounting/auditing theory and practices and financial analysis and reporting.
Knowledge of data analytics, internal control procedures, healthcare, or patient accounting preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; a bility to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail necessary to conduct complete and accurate audits.
Creative, innovative thinker with problem-solving skills; ability to identify business risks and efficiency improvements.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as part of an audit team, or as an audit team leader. Foster a team environment with collaborative working relationships.
Demonstrated leadership, organization, and administrative skills.
Proficient computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft Access and SAP system experience is desirable.
Ability to travel up to 15% of time.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field with significant accounting concentration. Master's degree or other advanced education or certification is desirable
1 -2 years of experience in an accounting related field, auditing or financial analysis.