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Internal Audit Manager, Healthcare Operations

Audit Services Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC) Finance DivisionAudit Services is seeking an experienced and highly analytical Internal Audit Manager of Healthcare Operations with demonstrated effective creative problem-solving and collaborative relationship building capabilities to join its team!

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Director of Healthcare Audit, the Internal Audit Manager, Healthcare Operations assists in risk assessments and development of the annual healthcare internal audit plan. Manages assigned part of the internal audit plan. Conducts audits that evaluate the design and effectiveness of processes and controls, while monitoring for adherence to audit schedules and budgets.

Ideal candidates for the position of Internal Audit Manager, Healthcare Operationswill meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 6 years of experience with internal and/or external audits, risk assessment and business process improvement; 8 years of extensive experience is preferred

  • At least 3 years of experience in/with the healthcare industry preferred; experience with academic medical centers a plus

  • Strong knowledge of internal auditing concepts and principles

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

  • Ability to analyze data and familiarity with data analytics procedures and software

  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, train, and motivate others; proven leadership abilities preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification preferred

  • General understanding of Information Technology processes and controls a plus

  • Previous work experience at a Big 4 consultancy firm is desired

The Internal Audit Manager, Healthcare Operations:

  • Manages and executes assigned audits on the approved audit plan, meeting established budgets and timelines. Plans, executes and manages the day-to-day activities of audit engagements (e.g., pre-engagement planning, assigning and managing audit procedures, preparing and reviewing reports).

  • Evaluates effectiveness of internal controls and identifies opportunities for process improvements and best practices. Writes and presents clear and concise reports and presentations containing meaningful observations and recommendations, and documents procedures and conclusions related to projects.

  • Works directly with all internal management levels, as appropriate. Maintains communication with business management throughout the audit process. Supervises, mentors, trains, and provides performance management for audit staff. Works effectively with internal audit co-source providers. Develops and maintains a positive, productive, collaborative, and professional relationship with project teams and management.

  • Performs follow-up of management action plans. Manages special projects, investigations, and other internal audit activities as assigned.

  • Promotes an environment that fosters inclusive relationships and creates unbiased opportunities for contributions through ideas, words, and actions that uphold principles of the USC Code of Ethics.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.  The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

The USC Finance Division values accountability, teamwork, employee recognition & development. Join us – apply today!


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Minimum Experience: 2 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience with internal or external audits, risk assessment and business process improvement. Knowledge of internal auditing concepts and principles. Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and relevant data analysis software. Ability to analyze data and familiarity with data analytic procedures. Ability to analyze and solve complex problems. Demonstrated ability to supervise, train, and motivate others. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Excellent written and oral communication skills.



REQ20094892 Posted Date: 11/20/2020

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