Works closely with Director of Internal Audit to establish and conduct a risk based program for testing internal controls. Assist with planning and supervising financial, IT, compliance and operational audits. Assist Director of internal audit in audit processes that include assessing the completeness and accuracy of revenue cycle management, evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of management controls, and identifying areas for operational improvement. Works closely with the Director to perform the risk assessment and develop the risk-based internal audit plan. Conducts audits in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Assists Director in working with management to communicate audit findings and to develop a remediation plan to address findings.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Revenue Cycle Management experience preferred.
Project Management experience preferred.
Experience in healthcare auditing and accounting preferred.
Expert level competency in financial and/or statistical reporting.
Outstanding problem solving skills.
Skill in the use of complex mathematical and statistical techniques to assess financial and statistical scenarios.
Knowledge of healthcare finance.
Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment to support the goals of the organization.
Communicates information in a clear, concise, and easy to understand manner for use by internal and external groups.
Job Specific Duties
Identifies and evaluates the organization's risk areas and provides key input in the development of the annual risk-based internal audit plan.
Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures.
Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working documents.
Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed.
Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the Quality, Audit and Compliance Committee.
Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
Responsible for professional development opportunities, including external and internal training, professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.
Represents internal audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations as required by the department Leaders.
Provides or assists in providing training, coaching, and guidance to NCHS staff in conducting audits and other audit-related issues.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's Degree Business, Accounting, Healthcare, or related field from an accredited College or University
CIA, CPA, OR CISA certification
2-4 years Experience in auditing, accounting, public accounting, or healthcare revenue cycle.