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Manager, Internal Audit

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by being responsible for the overall supervision and direction of the Mercycare Service Corporation (MSC) Internal Audit Department's activities. These activities are designed to provide MSC management with reasonable assurance that the system of internal control (both manual and automated) is functioning properly.

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
  • Provide an independent, objective assurance service on behalf of the MMC Board and Audit Committee.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of functions spanning top management to operational level.
  • Participate in the development, review and co-ordination of the annual risk-based audit plan and the mechanism to report progress against such plans on a regular basis.
  • Execute internal auditing and evaluate operational, financial and business processes according to audit plan.
  • Maintain constant awareness of corporate governance arrangements and formulate recommendations for adjustments/augmentation.
  • Draft reports on assigned audit projects.
  • Supervise one Senior Internal Auditor and one Internal Auditor.
  • Promote and encourage both professional and personal development.
  • Identify, share and promote best practice in internal auditing within the Internal Audit Department.
  • Communicate relevant and reliable information to the MMC Board and Audit Committee

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong auditing skills
  • Knowledge of the risk assessment process as it pertains to internal audits and the ability to provide technical advice to management in their risk assessment process
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows, Word,
  • Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive, professional relationship with staff and management at all levels.
  • Management and team building abilities.

  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Access.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting.

Professional Experience– Required vs. Preferred
  • Required: Minimum of 6 years of audit or related experience, including supervisory and planning responsibilities.
  • Preferred: Healthcare experience

Education-Required vs. Preferred
  • Required: A bachelor's degree in a relevant area such as Accounting or Finance.
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration.

Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accounting (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is required.

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Posted 08/09/18

Job ID: 65275