Manager – IT Audit

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <p>Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is&nbsp;seeking an IT Audit Manager for our downtown Detroit location. The selected manager will help in identifying technology risks, plan, manage and execute IT audit projects, develop audit workplans, work directly with IT, Information Security and Internal Audit leadership to design and implement the IT audit plan, direct and lead IT resources, perform quality reviews of audit work, prepare audit reports and ensure recommendations are implemented.</p> <p><strong>Functions as a highly skilled internal control consultant responsible for conducting, leading, and managing internal information technology (IT) audits/reviews, providing risk education and project consulting services on behalf of the corporation to mitigate risk and assess the control environment of each auditable unit. Directs and supervises auditors.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Plan and supervise the day-to-day audit function to ensure that work is aligned with the goal of improving the risk management and control environment at BCBSM.</li> <li>Develop and maintain frameworks/models/criteria for assessing proposed or existing controls, structures, or systems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Manage relationship and partner with BCBSM IT management and subsidiary IT management and personnel to improve service to customers by promoting quality and cost-effective controls.&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding of BCBSM IT objectives, strategies, processes, capabilities, and the contextual dynamics affecting them.&nbsp;</li> <li>Based on this understanding prepare and maintain the annual IT audit plan to assign resources to the greatest risk exposure areas.</li> <li>Hire, supervise, train, develop, counsel and evaluate auditors.&nbsp;</li> <li>Lead the IT Audit team to reach or exceed annual goals for department deliverables (audit committee reports), customer satisfaction results, and employee engagement scores.&nbsp;</li> <li>Communicate issues, audit results, and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to appropriate levels of operating, IT, and executive management, including activity updates to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintain working knowledge of information technology pre-production (e.g. system development life cycle, change control, operating systems, applications and security) and post- production (e.g. operating systems, applications, security and data center operations) controls.</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding audit methodologies, policies, and procedures applicable to BCBSM and subsidiaries (e.g., BCN, Dentemax).&nbsp;</li> <li>Suggests improvements to audit methodologies, policies, and procedures to incorporate lessons learned.</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding of project management methodologies applicable to BCBSM and subsidiaries (e.g., BCN, Dentemax).</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding of auditing principles and applications as derived from standards for the professional practice of internal and information technology auditing [i.e. Institute of Internal Auditors (COSO), the Information Systems Audit &amp; Control Association (COBIT), and the Project Management Institute].&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to develop, maintain and report against a work plan, as work progresses, given scope and objectives.</li> <li>Other duties may be assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field required.</li> <li>Five (5) to seven (7) years of business experience.</li> <li>Three (3) to four (4) years of IT audit and review experience evaluating compliance with CoBIT related goals and objectives.</li> <li>Three (3) to four (4) years of system implementation experience is preferred.</li> <li>Two (2) years of BCBSM experience is preferred.</li> <li>Professional Audit Certifications CIA, CISA, CCSA or CISSP preferred.</li> <li>Valid and unrestricted driver's license required.</li> <li>Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to solve problems in a dynamic team environment and handle multiple assignments in a timely manner.</li> <li>Experience in conflict management skills necessary to resolve issues where corporate areas are in disagreement.</li> <li>Proficient in current industry standard PC applications (e.g., Microsoft Office) including automated workpaper system (i.e., TeamMate).</li> <li>Ability to effectively interface with various levels of management internally and as well as contacts outside the organization.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> <li>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.</li> <li>Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.</li> <li>Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.</li> <li>Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.</li> <li>Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.</li> <li>Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.</li> <li>Awareness of quantitative techniques, such as trend analysis, standard deviation and statistical sampling.</li> <li>Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.</li> <li>Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Other Requirements</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to travel to other BCBSM facilities and vendor sites to meet with operating or audit personnel.</li> </ul>