IT Audit & Advisory Services Manager

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Manager

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <p><strong>Responsible for managing the IT Audit, Project Audit &amp; Advisory Services functions that work to support the general purposes and responsibilities approved by senior management and the audit committee of the board of directors.&nbsp; Specifically manage audits of the information technology group and related applications and manage audits and provide consultation on corporate projects.&nbsp; In addition, manage the enterprise development of BCBSM's understandings about risk and controls and improvements to the risk management and control systems (with specific emphasis on information technology).</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p>Manage activities of a department including but not limited to strategy development, planning, problem solving, staff development and communication.&nbsp; Develop organizational understandings about risk management and internal controls, with specific emphasis on information technology and systems implementations.&nbsp; Manage a productive relationship and partner with BCBSM and subsidiary IT management (including the Chief Information Officer and staff), cPMO and operational personnel to improve service to customers by promoting quality and cost-effective controls.&nbsp; Responsible for special projects and/or problem resolutions including resolving contentious issues that exceed the supervisors' authority or capability to address.&nbsp; In addition to managing the IT Audit and Project Audit teams to reach or exceed annual goals for department deliverables (audit committee reports, project risk assessments, etc.), customer satisfaction results, and employee engagement scores, also develop and manage annual risk education and various divisional administrative efforts.&nbsp; Provide effective, efficient solutions to complex business problems and feedback on all reports and/or memos issued by department.&nbsp; Provide high level oversight and leadership, ensuring that all department activities are conducted in accordance with professional standards.&nbsp; Maintain a thorough and current understanding of BCBSM IT objectives, strategies, processes, capabilities, and the contextual dynamics affecting them.&nbsp; Based on this understanding prepare and maintain the annual audit plan to assign resources to the greatest risk exposure areas related to information technology and project implementations.&nbsp; Hire, train, develop, counsel direct and evaluate direct reports.&nbsp; 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 and ACOE (Advisory Committee Operations Effeciency) Committee of the Board of &nbsp;Directors.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp; Maintain a thorough and current understanding audit methodologies, policies, and procedures applicable to BCBSM and subsidiaries (e.g., BCN, Dentemax).&nbsp; Suggests improvements to audit methodologies, policies, and procedures to incorporate lessons learned.&nbsp; Maintain a thorough and current understanding of project management methodologies applicable to BCBSM and subsidiaries (e.g., BCN, Dentemax).&nbsp; 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; Other duties as assigned.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Department Job Summary:</strong></p> <p>Responsible for managing the IT Audit, Project Audit &amp; Advisory Services functions that work to support the general purposes and responsibilities approved by senior management and the audit committee of the board of directors. Specifically manage audits of the information technology group and related applications and manage audits and provide consultation on corporate projects. In addition, manage the enterprise development of BCBSM's understandings about risk and controls and improvements to the risk management and control systems (with specific emphasis on information technology).</p>
Requirements: <h2>Qualifications</h2> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field required.</li> <li>Seven (7) to ten (10) years of business experience including three (3) years in conducting audits and reviews to evaluate information technology and project related risks in a leadership role.</li> <li>Past work experience demonstrate ensuring the reliability and integrity of financial data, safeguarding of assets, and ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and accomplishments of goals and objectives.</li> <li>Ability to work effectively under general minimal direction in a team environment.</li> <li>Strong strategic, analytical, organizational, problem solving, planning, verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Proficient in current industry standard PC applications and systems (e.g. Microsoft Office, Excel and Word).</li> <li>Ability to promote cooperation, communicate sensitive issues, operate with diplomacy and tact, particularly in situations where assessments and opinions may receive strong opposition.</li> <li>Ability to apply wide spectrum of analytical tools, methodologies and project management techniques in order to develop solutions in absence of guidelines or precedents.</li> <li>Experience in conflict management skills necessary to resolve issues.</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> </ul> <h2>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS</h2> <ul> <li>Professional Audit Certifications CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CGEIT or PMP strongly preferred.</li> <li>Valid and unrestricted driver's license is required.</li> </ul> <h2>OTHER REQUIREMENTS</h2> <ul> <li>Must be able to travel to other BCBSM and subsidiary locations around the state, BSBSA (Chicago) and/or other Blues Plans.</li> </ul>