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Accounting, Actuarial & Finance

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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.

IT Audit Director

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:

Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E. Walnut St., 393 E. Walnut St., Pasadena,California, 91188
Job Number: 824206 Date posted: 08/28/2019

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.

  • 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.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience to include increasing levels of internal audit and project management experience preferred.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)

    Additional Preferred Qualifications:

    • In addition to an audit certification, a technical and/or information security certification such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is desirable.

    • Excellent understanding of concepts related to information systems audit, information security, general IT controls, application controls, and technology risks.

    • Proficient in conducting reviews of highly technical areas including current/emerging/disruptive technologies (e.g., Agile/DevOps, Digital, Big Data, Internet of Things/Medical Devices, Artificial Intelligence) and key layers of IT such as networks, databases, cloud services and applications, data and cyber security, operating systems, firewalls, third party risk, etc.

    • Extensive information security, cybersecurity and network control audit knowledge.

    • Experience with auditing large programs, transformations and systems implementations.

    • Strong working knowledge of internal control, regulatory compliance and industry frameworks (e.g., COBIT, NIST CSF & 800-53, ISO27001, SOC, HITRUST, HIPAA, PCI, etc.).

    • Strong understanding of internal control concepts and experience evaluating and determining the adequacy of controls by considering business and technology risks in an integrated manner.

    • Ability to articulate technology risks and business impact and communicate effectively to various levels of management.

    • Experience working with Cyber Security/Information Security, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, Information Technology, and Legal/Privacy functions.

    • Experience providing risk and control advisory services to management to assist in initial design or redesign efforts that improve the control environment.

    • Can promote new ideas and new ways of executing projects to gain efficiencies and effectiveness including use of technology.

    • Strong experience in managing audit project teams in a complex operational and regulatory environment.

    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 Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    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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