Audit Team Leader

With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <br />Audit Team Leader coordinates and manages Enterprise Audit with governance reporting functions, including executive presentations at Board, Compliance or Audit Committees. Responsible for managing and leading the establishment and execution of special projects, including merger and acquisition due diligence projects or other assignments.<br /><br />F<strong>unctions as a highly skilled internal control consultant responsible for conducting operational, financial, and compliance audits/reviews of BCBSM, its subsidiaries as well as vendors, suppliers, and contractors of the company.&nbsp;</strong><strong>Directs and supervises auditors.</strong>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Plan and supervise audit tasks to address operational vulnerabilities and controls.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop and maintain frameworks/models/criteria for assessing proposed or existing control strategies,&nbsp;structures, or systems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Communicate sensitive issues, results, and solutions to CEO, BCN and BCBSM Audit Committee, Par Plans,&nbsp;BCBSM and subsidiary executive leadership.&nbsp;</li> <li>Partner with management to improve service to customers by promoting quality and cost-effective controls and&nbsp;champion the improvement of the governance environment.&nbsp;</li> <li>Manage the relationship with subsidiary audit committees, including planning the meetings, coordinating the&nbsp;materials presented, interfacing with the chair of the audit committee, and interfacing with subsidiary upper&nbsp;management.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop and manage the annual assurance audit plan, getting input from all stakeholders including senior&nbsp;management and the audit committees of the parent company and its subsidiaries.&nbsp;</li> <li>Hire, supervise, train, develop, counsel and evaluate audit team.&nbsp;</li> <li>Lead department to reach or exceed annual goals for department deliverables (for example, audit committee&nbsp;reports), customer satisfaction results, and employee engagement scores.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist in the development and completion of the annual audit plan.</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding of audit methodologies applicable to BCBSM, BCN, DenteMax,&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; other Blues Plans or similar institutions, auditing principles and applications as derived from standards for the&nbsp;professional practice of internal auditing (developed Institute of Internal Auditors, the Information Systems&nbsp;Audit &amp; Control Association, and the Project Management Institute, etc.)], risk and project management, and&nbsp;statistical theory for sampling.</li> <li>Maintain a thorough and current understanding of BCBSM objectives, strategies, processes, capabilities, and the&nbsp;contextual dynamics affecting them.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to assist in the overall administration and management of the department.</li> <li>Other duties may be assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Health Care Administration, or closely related field required.</li> <li>Advanced degree preferred.</li> <li>Five (5) to seven (7) years of business experience including three (3) years conducting internal audits/reviews or similar activities with emphasis on operational, financial and compliance auditing.</li> <li>Three (3) years supervisory experience which can include leading other auditors in performing audits.</li> <li>Two (2) years of BCBSM experience preferred.</li> <li>Professional Audit Certifications CPA, CISA, CFE or CIA preferred.</li> <li>Excellent analytical, decision making, problem solving, verbal and written skills are required.</li> <li>High level of proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite and audit software tools (i.e. automated work papers, ACL, etc).</li> <li>Ability to work independently within a team environment with multiple priorities.</li> <li>Ability to effectively interface with operating management at all levels, executive management of BCBSM, BCN, and Dentemax, and our external auditor (Deloitte and Touch&eacute;).</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> <li>Must be able to travel to various BCBSM and subsidiary locations around the State, BCBSA (Chicago), other Blues Plans and vendor sites.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Department Preferences:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Effective project management skills</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication</li> <li>Professional Audit Certifications CPA, CISA, CFE or CIA preferred.</li> </ul>