Internal Auditor II or III at Bcidaho in Meridian, Idaho

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Job Description:

Blue Cross of Idaho is seeking an Internal Auditor to join our team. This position will be responsible for planning and performing risk-based operational, compliance, and financial audits. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a fundamental understanding of audit concepts and principles, organizational risks and controls, and an ability to work independently under limited direct supervision, meet deadlines, apply professional judgment and communicate clearly and concisely.

This position can be remote within a mutually acceptable location. #LI-Remote

To be considered for this opportunity, you have the following:

Experience: Two years' (for Level II) or Four years' (for Level III) public accounting and/or private industry experience with knowledge of accounting, audit, and internal control areas.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Healthcare Administration, Computer Science, or related field; or equivalent work experience (Two years' relevant work experience is equivalent to one-year college)

Licenses/Certifications: Must hold one of the following:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

We'd also love it if you have:

  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices

  • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or statutory accounting

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley or NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) compliance and implementation requirements

  • Experience in planning and project management

  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines and negotiate issues and resolve problems

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses

  • Effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and ability presenting findings and recommendations

  • Skill to assess the efficiency of internal controls over key risks, identifying significant exposures, analyzing transactions and other management information, and detecting changes in key risks and/or control effectiveness.

  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts

  • Ability to learn new operations quickly and work independently

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Here's what your day may look like:

  • Conduct audit interviews and walkthroughs with business partners to obtain an understanding of various business processes related to the audit subject matter to identify key inherent risks and controls

  • Analyze data to identify patterns and relationships that provide key audit insights to support audit assessments and direct planned audit activities.

  • Perform inherent risk assessments and fraud risk assessments to evaluate the impact and likelihood of any identified risks

  • Analyze, design, and complete audit work programs to evaluate internal controls regarding effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reports, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Discuss findings with auditees, prepare recommendations to strengthen internal controls, and prepare the draft report

  • Perform follow-up procedures and inquiries on audit findings to ensure issues are resolved timely

  • Provide assistance to outside auditors

  • Maintain current knowledge of technical and business systems by keeping abreast of developments in the industry, auditing profession, and accounting

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with business partners to facilitate the audit process

  • Manage timelines and deliverables

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Reasonable accommodations

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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