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Accounting, Actuarial & Finance

Support the Bottom Line — and the Big Picture

Create the financial strategies that affect our patients, medical centers, and future. On this team, you'll provide the strategy recommendations that drive operational and process improvement, as well as face challenging opportunities to influence the future of health care.

Director Audit

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 750191 Date posted: 11/10/2018

Performs a strategic assessment and management function within Internal Audit. Responsible for assigned area's maintaining a collaborative and consultative relationship with customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • - Develops the strategy and sets priorities for multiple practice areas and regions, leveraging and engaging other members of the team as necessary.  Takes the lead role in driving practice area/regional development based on risk assessment activities, client interactions, and industry knowledge.  Directs the on-going risk assessment process.

    - Responsible for successful partnership and directing added value audits for Enterprise Shared Services which includes: Supply Chain & Procurement, Vendor Management, National Facilities Services; Corporate Security, Application Access Compliance, Healthcare Continuity & Support Services; and Clinical Technology

    - Identifies opportunities for integrated audits and understands opportunities for synergies with information technology audit areas.

    - Able to communicate complex issues into business terms and impact

    - Identifies and leads continuous improvement efforts within IAS.

    - Plays a lead role in the coordination of audit projects with other audit and compliance functions to maximize efficiency and coverage of key risk areas.

     - Hires, develops, and manages an effective and diverse workforce.

    - Plans, schedules and supervises assigned audit projects and staff in accordance with the audit plan, project budgets, and milestones.   Reviews and approves project level risk assessments, develops audit plan programs, reviews work papers, and approves/prepares reports.  Adheres to professional and IAS standards.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum seven (7) years of professional auditing or comparable experience required.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or information systems or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

    • N/A

    Additional Requirements:

  • - Same functional knowledge and skills as Manager, Internal Audit with the addition of demonstrated experience integrating various priorities, internal issues, and situation analyses into a cohesive strategic approach to department management.

    - Ability to adapt to changing conditions and respond to evolving needs.

    - Demonstrate career progression and increasing responsibilities as well as the ability to lead teams


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • - Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience to include increasing levels of internal audit and project management experience preferred.

    - Enterprise shared services operational experience desired

    - Master's degree preferred.

    - Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

    - Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    - Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: Internal Audit Services Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

    About Accounting, Finance, & Actuarial Careers

    Accounting Careers

    Members of our accounting team support corporate projects and lend insight to areas such as financial reporting, tax planning and preparation, and audit management. This team also includes our audit professionals, who partner with financial and operational groups across the organization to analyze budgets and streamline procedures.

    Finance Careers

    Supporting critical business functions such as financial services, national Medicare finance, strategic planning, auditing, and corporate finance, our finance professionals develop the strategies that enable us to meet our financial goals.

    Actuarial Careers

    Applying probability and statistics to the practical problems of insurance, our actuarial team performs a variety of duties, including calculating the cost of premiums and policy values, preparing statistical studies, and forecasting financial results.

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