Senior IT Internal Auditor (Preferred Certs: CIA, CPA, CISA, or CISSP)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2200150
Senior IT Internal Auditor
Performs assessments of the design and effectiveness of information technology internal controls independently. Performs project planning, risk assessment and time accounting efforts. Assesses compliance with information technology policies and procedures and makes recommendations for improved controls and systems. Implements large/multiple projects. Functions as lead on projects and may lead teams. Coaches development of Auditors. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click https://hr.mc.vanderbilt.edu/careers/requirements/PhysicalRequirementsGroup79.pdf
Performs project planning function, including risk assessment development, audit program development and time accounting preparation.
Conducts entrance and exit conferences keeping internal client apprised of project status audit, observations and potential recommendations.
Assesses policies, procedures, and systems of internal controls for adequacy of design and effectiveness and analyzes systems and related operations.
Makes recommendations to improve controls and systems. May participate in institutional task forces and other special committees related to the achievement of goals and objective.
Promotes awareness of internal controls and provide a mechanism to heighten customer awareness of the internal audit function and assurance and advisory services performed.
Audit Planning (Advanced): Ability to anticipate resource needs and then arrange, prioritize and shape activities to meet objectives.
Operational Auditing (Advanced): Ensuring compliance with established policy and procedures and to recommending any necessary changes. It will include the independent review and examination of records and activities to assess the adequacy of the design and operational effectiveness of information technology or internal controls, to ensure compliance with established policies and operational procedures, and to recommend necessary changes in controls, policies, or procedures.
Variance Analysis (Advanced): Ability analyize of the factors that have caused the difference between the pre-determined standards and the actual results.
Control Testing (Advanced): The activities performed by auditors in gathering evidence as to the effectiveness of operations of control procedures. Understands that tests of control include observation, inspection, testing and inquiry. Recognizes that where the information system is computerized, evidence may also be gathered using computer assisted audit techniques.
Audit Best Practices (Advanced): The sets of refined policies, procedures, processes, techniques, tools and methodologies that have been optimized for efficiency and effectiveness, and adopted within the organization.
Information Technology Auditing (Advanced): Review and examination of records and activities to assess the adequacy of system controls, to ensure compliance with established policies and operational procedures, and to recommend necessary changes in controls, policies, or procedures. Audits may be used to investigate cybercrimes, training effectiveness, security measures, disaster recovery procedures and many more areas where reviews may be required.
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/Complexity of Work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a "go-to" resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships
Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences
Delivering Excellent Services
Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them
Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness
Ensuring High Quality
Performs excellent work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly
Ensures continuous improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them
Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring
Managing Resources Effectively
Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure
Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities
Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches
Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges
Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements
Minimum Education: Bachelor's
Minimum Experience: 5 Year(s)
Education/Experience Notes: None Specified
Licensure/Certification Notes: Professional certification within 18-24 months of hire (CIA, CPA, CISA, CISSP, etc.).
KEY TERMS: IT Audit, Healthcare, Academic Medical Center, EPIC EMR, Workday ERP...
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