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Senior IT Auditor Consultant

We take great strides to ensure our employees have the resources to live well, be healthy, continue learning, develop skills, grow professionally and serve our local communities. We invite you to apply for a career with Blue Cross.

You should know that:

  • Jobs are updated and posted daily.
  • You must submit your resume online.
  • Apply for each position for which you are qualified and interested in.
  • You will only be considered for positions for which you apply.
  • Resumes are only accepted for posted positions.
  • Positions are full-time unless otherwise stated.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for conducting audit consulting engagements to evaluate and advise business areas and project teams on the design, planning, implementation, and testing practices used for new and existing technology dependent initiatives. 

Serve as a subject matter advisory expert on information technology, security, procedural and operational risk, and control issues and provides consulting services in the evaluation and selection of new technology solutions.

Accountable for complying with all laws and regulations associated with duties and responsibilities.   

Activities of Direct Reports:

This position has no direct reports but expected to serve in a Team Lead capacity when needed to coordinate large technology related consulting engagements involving additional ACS staff. 

Necessary Contacts:

In order to effectively fulfill this position the incumbent must be in contact with:

All levels of internal personnel; providers, subscribers, external auditors, governmental agencies, other Blue Cross plans, and agencies/businesses as needed to obtain information needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information System Sciences, Accounting, with some technology relevant experience, or a related field is required.  Four years of related work experience can be used in lieu of a degree.

Minimum of six years of audit and/or systems experience.

Must have attained an approved certification such as CISA, CDPP, CISSP, CIA, or other as approved by department management.

Must have strong analytical and organizational abilities. 

Strong interpersonal skills in addition to analytical ability required. 

Competent verbal and written communications skills with demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence others on commitments to plans and strategies that affect the company.

Must have an advanced working knowledge of information technology concepts, practices, terminology, and standards, with ability to actively conduct and/or engage in hardware and software related discussions relative to assignments.  This also includes demonstrated ability to document technical matters and/or or complex concepts in a manner that is meaningful to the intended recipients. Requires a broad knowledge of technology deployment management and control concepts.

Must have working knowledge of relative PC based software and open systems in general.  Requires a broad knowledge of information technology and control concepts and application knowledge of business systems.

Must have ability to manage time and personnel (2-4 personnel at a time) on an assigned engagement as required to support completion of Audit Consulting Services’ annual work plan.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Defines, executes and manages Information Technology advisory audits to support completion of the annual Audit Consulting plan while demonstrating sound judgment and decision making, commitment to tasks, persistence in overcoming obstacles, dependability in difficult circumstances, and a sense of urgency about getting results.

To competently identify, assess, and advise on Information Technology risks encountered during consult engagements and works with respective risk owners to insure recommendations are appropriately addressed and / or mitigated.

Directs and monitors assigned initiatives to assure people and tasks are being efficiently and effectively utilized while continuously providing coaching, guidance, and direction to supporting personnel.

Provides timely and effective verbal and / or written communications regarding identified issues and risks to all levels of management and staff engaged in the assigned initiative.

Attends formal and informal training sessions and engages in self-study to keep abreast of current and emerging information technology concepts and trends, industry best practices, security technologies, auditing and accounting standards, as well as, interpersonal skills.

Deliver well written engagement summary reports, sometimes inclusive of highly technical subject matter, in a format and context that is comprehensible to a technical and non-technical audience.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the accountabilities (essential functions) of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•           Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

•           Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

•           The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.

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Audit Services Consultant - BCBSLA

We take great strides to ensure our employees have the resources to live well, be healthy, continue learning, develop skills, grow professionally and serve our local communities. We invite you to apply for a career with Blue Cross.

You should know that:

  • Jobs are updated and posted daily.
  • You must submit your resume online.
  • Apply for each position for which you are qualified and interested in.
  • You will only be considered for positions for which you apply.
  • Resumes are only accepted for posted positions.
  • Positions are full-time unless otherwise stated.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.


POSITION PURPOSE:

As assigned, responsible for conducting audits and reviews (including special projects) to evaluate the design, testing and implementation of new and existing processes, technologies and financial and operational controls. 

Acts as a subject matter expert on information technology, security, risk and control issues and provides consulting services in the selection of new technology solutions.

Accountable for complying with all laws and regulations associated with duties and responsibilities.

Provides support, project management and enhancements to the audit functions within the Corporate Audit Division by completion of the Accountabilities listed below.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

Position Location:

This position reports to the Manager, Audit Consulting Services in the Corporate Office in Baton Rouge, LA.

Activities of Direct Reports:

Depending on the assignment, this position may occasionally have responsibility for staff members for project purposes. 

                        

Necessary Contacts:

In order to effectively fulfill this position the incumbent must be in contact with:

All levels of internal personnel; providers, subscribers, external auditors, governmental agencies, other Blue Cross plans, and agencies/businesses as needed to obtain information needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Science, or a business related field is required.  Four years of related work experience can be used in lieu of a degree.

Must have a minimum of four years of audit, finance and/or systems experience with a strong working knowledge of risks, controls and the control environment.

Must have working knowledge of business and operations processes and concepts.

Requires strong analytical and organizational abilities. 

Must have working knowledge of information technology concepts, practices, terminology, and standards, with ability to actively conduct and/or engage in technology related discussions relative to assignments.  

Must have working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other relative software. Requires a broad knowledge of information technology and control concepts and application knowledge of business systems.

CPA, CISA or CIA preferred.

Must have working knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles, including, but not limited to, COSO and COBIT.

Public accounting experience preferred.

Strong communication skills including excellent networking abilities required.

Must be able to act independently and decisively.

Must be able to multi-task and work under deadlines.

Must possess tenacity to pursue difficult and sensitive issues to an acceptable conclusion.

Ability to earn and maintain respect from employees, peers, and managers required.

Must have strong leadership and supervisory skills.

Must have working knowledge of project management concepts and processes.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Defines, executes and manages audits and special projects, as assigned, to ensure completion of the annual audit plan while demonstrating sound judgment and decision making, commitment to tasks, persistence in overcoming obstacles, dependability in difficult circumstances, and a sense of urgency about getting results.

  • Effectively communicates audit issues to all levels of management and staff personnel within the area under audit review through the timely issuance of discussion issues and audit reports.
  • Assesses and  identifies gaps and provides a summary report to the appropriate business areas, as appropriate.
  • As appropriate, will be responsible for any audits or special projects, including managing, directing, reviewing and performing procedures, including, but not limited to, those which would otherwise propose a conflict of interest or impairment of independence within the Audit Division to ensure unbiased audit.

When appropriate, directs, monitors, and schedules auditors and tasks to ensure resources are efficiently and effectively used while continuously providing coaching, guidance, and direction.

  • As assigned, provide oversight, management and review of external requests from groups, regulatory agencies, internal departments or other external parties to ensure coordination and accuracy of data presented.

Attends formal and informal training sessions and self-study to keep abreast of information technology concepts, industry best practices, security technologies, and auditing and accounting standards

Serves as liaison between Audit Division and other areas of the Company to maintain working relationships with auditees. 

  • Responsible for accumulation and analysis of surveys in order to determine if Corporate Audit is meeting expectations and needs of auditees.
  • Perform assessments to determine needs, requests and requirements of auditees, including requests for consulting services and special projects.
  • Attend oversight and standing meetings to determine level and timing of audit involvement.

Assists in the development and responsible for on-going quality assurance. Participates and assists with coordination and completion of the annual risk assessment process, including timelines, meetings, updates, and presentation to CAE, with recommendations for projects and work plan to be presented to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to ensure coordination and accuracy of data presented. 

  • Complete internal quality assurance of audit process for all audits and projects prior to issuance of final reports.
  • Document, assess, identify gaps, prepare remediation and perform follow-up in order to prepare Corporate Audit Division for Quality Assurance Reviews.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

            Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

            The ability to  comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.

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Manager, Assurance Services - IT - Amedisys

Primary Function: 

Responsible for leading and supervising the Information Technology audit plan which includes risk-based internal audits, SOX evaluations of IT general controls design and effectiveness, consultation and advisory services to management as it relates to acquisitions, integration and/or new technology implementations, as well as post-implementation reviews and assessments of new systems/technologies. This position will work directly with management and business line personnel to understand strategic needs regarding data and insight and collaborate with operations, Finance, and IT personnel to build sustainable data extract processes in support of department’s continuous auditing program.  This position will also serve as a knowledgeable subject matter resource on information technology, IT security, risk, and control issues and provide consulting to management on the effectiveness and efficiency of IT controls and process alternatives.  

  

Essential functions:

1.       Oversees and directs the continued development of the Continuous Audit Program; champions the ongoing initiative to embed data-based decision making into the culture of the organization

2.       Consistently looks for ways to improve and streamline audit efforts and partners with business line personnel to ensure coordination, audit efficiencies and leverage of work product

3.       Remains up-to-date on new audit requirements

4.       Develops and executes on IT audit plan and collaborates with assurance team to ensure risk identification and coverage for all aspects of the company’s risk universe

5.       Ensures completion of the annual IT audit plan while demonstrating sound judgment and decision making, commitment to tasks, persistence in overcoming obstacles, dependability in difficult circumstances, and a sense of urgency in producing quality results

6.       Assesses IT risks and recommends changes and enhancements to existing policies and controls to confirm they are current, adequate, functional and executed in accordance with standards established by the government and the company

7.       Effectively communicates audit issues and results to all levels of management and provides constructive business and control process improvement recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions to mitigate risk, improve operations, promote company growth, reduce cost, and to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations 

8.       Oversees and evaluates staff performance of an audit and coordinates with co-sourced resources as needed; holds employees accountable for the attainment of defined goals and objectives; executes effective performance redirection when needed; develops employees through coaching, mentoring, and formal/on the job training and development opportunities

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications: 

Required

1.       Bachelor’s degree in business-related discipline such as business administration, finance, accounting, economics, information systems, or internal audit; experience within the company or a medical-related field may be substituted for this requirement as deemed appropriate by Assurance Services management

2.       Current Certification as a CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and/or other certifications (CPA, CIA, CCSA, CFE)

3.       Ten (10+) years’ experience in an IT setting in Internal Audit or Public Accounting

4.       Strong technical and project management skills, and knowledge of IT controls and process methodologies

5.       Knowledge of information technology techniques and tools for conducting audits such as ACL  

6.       Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Attribute, Performance, and Implementation); familiarity with the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics and Practice Advisories for Assurance and Consulting Services

7.       Exceptional written and presentation skills

 

Preferred

1.       Query development and data mining experience

 

 Travel Requirements:  

Minimal degree of travel

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Manager, IT Audit

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading and supervising the Information Technology audit plan which includes risk-based internal audits, SOX evaluations of IT general controls design and effectiveness, consultation and advisory services to management as it relates to acquisitions, integration and/or new technology implementations, as well as post-implementation reviews and assessments of new systems/technologies. This position will work directly with management and business line personnel to understand strategic needs regarding data and insight and collaborate with operations, Finance, and IT personnel to build sustainable data extract processes in support of department’s continuous auditing program.  This position will also serve as a knowledgeable subject matter resource on information technology, IT security, risk, and control issues and provide consulting to management on the effectiveness and efficiency of IT controls and process alternatives.  

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IT Audit Manager

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Job Summary:

As a member of the Crowe Healthcare Risk Consulting team, you will collaborate with the client and Crowe leadership to develop and execute the internal audit function for the organization with a primary focus on providing expertise to the IT areas of the audit plan. Through a collaborative, risk-based approach, we target our client’s most impactful business opportunities.

  • Perform the risk assessment, planning, fieldwork and report writing, which allows you to understand the client needs and provide creative, strategic recommendations
  • You may work on special projects and management requests
  • Using the resources available, coupled with your expertise and dedication will allow you to grow personally and professionally
  • Being on site with our client gives you the chance to build positive client relationships and witness and experience the impact that your recommendations have on your client’s day-to-day healthcare operations
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The IT-Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Analyst 2


Listed below is a brief description of the opportunity with the bank that can sit in either New Orleans or Gulfport. 

The IT-Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Analyst 2 is responsible for supporting the development / revisions of security policies and guidelines, assisting with risk assessments, and reviewing information technology, information security, and line of business security controls.

·         Assist in the development and maintenance of security policies and guidelines in alignment with regulatory requirements.

·         Assist in the development of control documents with Security Architects for applications being governed.

·         Assist with scheduled control checks for Information Technology, Information Security, and line of business defined controls.

·         Supports policy exception process; review and consult teams on draft policy exceptions, prepare summary notes with recommendation for approve or deny

·         Responsible for risk assessment and resolution follow-up to assure compliance with applicable internal regulatory and legal requirements.

·         Generates reports on assessment findings and summarizes them to facilitate remediation tasks for other operational teams.

·         Supports the security awareness programs within the business unit.

 For more information please contact Paul Willman - pwillman@teksystems.com