Overall responsibility for the execution of IT audits, diverse operational integrated audits and other projects as assigned by the Vice President of Internal Audit. The Senior IT Audit Manager is responsible for the audit results communicated in the audit reports, provides direct supervision and management to the IT Audit Manager and IT Auditor in executing their duties efficiently and with the highest possible commitment to integrity and accuracy, and consistently seeks new, innovative ways of meeting and exceeding audit client expectations. Delivers high-quality products and maintains open communication with audit client to convey status and issues on a timely basis. Assures appropriate documentation to support audit work performed and issue reports that adhere to IA department and professional standards. Provides input to supervised Associates. Minimum Qualifications Education/Training Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or Information Systems. Masters Degree preferred. Experience 8 years of progressive IT auditing experience; including 5 years of experience in IS security, network administration, the system development process cycle, disaster recovery/business continuity planning, and/or IT infrastructure. Healthcare experience preferred. License/Certification/Registration CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Expertise in generally accepted auditing standards, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and security and trust models and guidelines (e.g. COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ISO17799, HIPPA, HITECH, NIST). Excellent communication (verbal and written), technological, organizational, time management and analytical skills. Strong ability to develop and maintain relations with management of the organization in order to create favorable relationships with and good understanding of the IA function. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and/or Access, PowerPoint and Exchange. Experience with data analysis/computer assisted audit techniques (CAAT) tools and audit management software is a plus; TeamMate and IDEA preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Analyzes issues to identify root causes. Communicates ideas related to complex or controversial issues appropriately, using information or data effectively to persuade others or to support viable recommendations. Produces written work and draft reports that clearly communicates issues and enhancement opportunities noted that requires minimal rework and editing. Assists the VP of IA in conducting an effective risk assessment process and preparing an Annual Audit Plan that focuses on high risk areas; reporting requirements for the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors; and performing internal Quality Assurance Reviews in accordance with IA policies, procedures and standards. Conducts independent IT audits according to the Annual Internal Audit Plan and develops appropriate documentation to support audit work performed in accordance with IA department and professional standards. Ensures timely execution and completion of assigned audit projects, coordinating the timing and scheduling of audits to achieve completion of the Annual Audit Plan. Balances multiple priorities by considering risk, importance, level of urgency and departmental impacts. Develops and contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Ensures compliance with hospital/facility policies and procedures and governmental/accreditation regulations. Embodies and demonstrates the Mission, Vision and Spirit Values of MedStar. Develops and maintains relationships with key client leadership. Demonstrates a collaborative leadership style with audit clients and IA Associates. Ensures that audit client and IA needs are anticipated, recognized and serviced appropriately; managing competing demands efficiently and with a positive attitude. Inspires respect and trust on behalf of and as a representative of IA. Guides and provides oversight for recruiting and selection of candidates for open positions on team. Ensures effective orientation, on-boarding, and development of supervised Associates. Measures and tracks the results of audits performed through action plan follow-up procedures and tracking the impact of any identified revenue enhancement or cost savings. Monitors the completion of the Annual Audit Plan and provides support and direction to help supervised Associates accomplish their goals. Fosters teamwork; builds an effective IA team committed to departmental and organizational goals. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned. Proactively communicates and provides updates to audit clients, supervised Associates and VP of IA to ensure all are apprised of audit activities and key information. Proficiently uses audit management software and Computer-Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) as appropriate on assignments. Provides guidance, direction and appropriate feedback to supervised Associates in developing and implementing performance objectives; monitors performance; and provides informal and formal feedback, including annual appraisals. Accurately assesses strengths and development needs. Provides and seeks challenging assignments and opportunities for development for self and supervised Associates. Remains knowledgeable of the healthcare and IT industries and leverages all available IA resources such as leading practices, technologies and tools. Supervises IT Audit Manager and Auditor, including the review of audit documentation and audit reports provided to management, while simultaneously developing independence and proficiency in supervised Associates to ensure quality without supervisory oversight. Provides constructive feedback to individuals to help improve specific skills or behaviors and improve work product.
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