IT-Subject Matter Expert-Contractor

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    Pasadena, United States

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    Leric Arcigal

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    over 1 year ago

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Title: Senior Internal Auditor (Contractor) Description This role will assist Internal Audit Services with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in evaluating the design and effectiveness of SOX controls in various areas/departments within an organization. The role may expand to assist Internal Audit Services with audits or other projects. Major Responsibilities - SOX: * Perform testing of managements internal controls in accordance with SOX requirements. This includes: o Working with management to ensure all necessary supporting documentation is received. o Resolve challenges to ensure efficient and effective completion of testing. o Interpreting and analyzing situations and information based on established SOX concepts and general guidelines. o Document organized and detailed workpapers to support testing performed (e.g. narratives and flowcharts). o Assess and opine on the design and operating effectiveness of SOX controls including identification, articulation, documentation, and discussing issues with management. Major Responsibilities - Audits: * Contribute to the audit planning process; assist in the development of audit objectives and detailed test procedures that effectively address key controls and risks. * Develop work papers that address the objectives of the audit program and support the conclusions reached during testing. Adhere to the IIA Standards and IAS guidelines for workpaper documentation. * Assess business systems/processes to identify key control points and risks. Document using narrative and/or flowcharting techniques. * Draft audit conclusions, discuss potential issues with clients, and prepare and deliver other summary communication documents as required. * With supervision, successfully execute all phases of the audit process for moderately complex projects. * Other duties as assigned. Job Criteria: * Develops solutions to complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies when making decisions. * Assesses information to identify the best solution from existing alternatives. * Requires in-depth analysis to develop solutions for complex problems. * Interacts regularly with various Regional management, Internal Audit management & staff, & external auditors & consultants. * Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and communicates effectively both verbally and in writing * Conducts assigned audit projects independently &/or with team members. Requirements: * Typically less than 5 years of professional auditing or comparable experience required. * Demonstrated knowledge, skills & experience in applying the principles & practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial & operational environments, including auditing business functions & information technology systems. * Demonstrated general accounting, financial & business skills, knowledge, & experience. * Demonstrated skills in the identification & resolution of business problems within a team setting. Ability to research & identify best practices. * Demonstrated ability to understand & document business processes & related internal controls in narrative &/or flowchart formats. * Basic project management skills. * Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing demands & environment, & rapidly develop in-depth knowledge of new audit areas. * Excellent verbal & written communication & presentation skills. Ability to persuade, articulate & defend positions. * Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access) * Develops knowledge of KP, the healthcare and insurance industry and department goals. * Builds trust with key personnel at all levels of the organization by consistently demonstrating direct, honest behavior. * Sets the tone for ethical behavior, actively models ethical behavior to set an example for others. * Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of complex and judgmental ethical areas/issues. * Identifies ethical issues and discusses them in a timely and constructive manner to obtain a rapid and effective resolution. * Does not tolerate a breach of ethics in others. * Recognizes conflicts of interest and other situations that may cause harm to KP even if not in a documented code - and addresses them in an appropriate manner. Education: Bachelors degree in business, accounting, finance, information systems or related field or equivalent experience required. License/Certification: Highly Recommended 1 of following certifications (or actively pursuing 1 of these): * Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) * Certified Public Accountant (CPA) * Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) Top Daily Responsibilities: Perform testing of managements internal controls in accordance with SOX requirements. Top (3) Required Skills Candidate Should Have: Extensive SOX testing Be able to work independently and complete follow-up on open items/issues Document organized and detailed workpapers to support testing performed (e.g. narratives and flowcharts)