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Director IT Internal Audit -Hybrid

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that's dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others and start doing your life's best work.(sm) This position is responsible for leading all internal audit and advisory services within the Information Technology (IT) segment for the company. Responsible for the oversight of the strategic, financial, operational and information systems audits and special projects to assess the existence, effectiveness and efficiency of the IT controls, financial information, and compliance with laws and regulations. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee audit and risk management activities in accordance with IIA auditing standards, the Internal/External Audit Policy and the Charter of the Audit Committee
  • Develop an annual audit plan using an appropriate risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns identified by management and the Audit Committee, and submit that plan to the Chief Audit Executive
  • Coordinate and monitor status of third party audits including the annual external audit as directed by the Chief Audit Executive
  • Participate in the planning, design, development and implementation of major business and IT processes and computer-based systems to determine whether adequate controls are incorporated in the systems / processes, thorough testing is performed at appropriate stages, documentation is complete and accurate, and the needs of the organization are met
  • Design audit and reporting processes that clearly identify audit scope, audit findings, management response and corrective actions taken to resolve identified IT control weaknesses
  • Maintain effective communication with all levels of management that foster a collaborative atmosphere
  • Understand the business implications of IT audit findings and coordinate with the appropriate management to develop practical and actionable business and IT solutions in a timely, cost-effective manner
  • Design internal reporting systems to measure, monitor, and track progress toward corporate goals and department objectives
  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for assigned teams:
    • Accountable for all decisions within the group
    • Determine team priorities to reflect the organization's core values and deliverables
    • Develop, coach and motivate others to take actions that support and reflect the core values and desired future state
    • Develop and manage departmental budgets including forecasting and variance analyses
    • Lead/participate on special projects undertaken by the department and/or the Company
    • Drive segment risk strategy leading to determination of audit priorities
    • Determine staffing strategy for segment, including co-source engagement, collaboration and partnership This job description is intended to describe the general responsibilities and type of work being performed by people assigned to this position. The major job functions/components above are the typical functions of the job and are not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. Personnel in this position should be aware that the responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in this job description and various other duties may be assigned as needed. You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, technology or related discipline
      • 10+ years of relevant IT audit experience, including internal audit, public accounting or consulting experience
      • 7+ years supervisory experience
      • Experienced in leading teams leveraging data and analytical tools, including Tableau, Power BI and/or Microsoft Excel, to solve business and IT problems and in the audit lifecycle (e.g., audit plan development, risk assessment, engagement execution, reporting, findings management) Preferred Qualifications:
        • Relevant assurance certification (CPA, CFE, CIA or CISA)
        • Experience in health insurance systems
        • Experience working in a complex IT/IS environment
        • A thorough understanding of risk and internal control concepts and their practical application
        • Excellent strategic skills and proven ability to lead change
        • Management, planning, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills Soft Skills/Abilities:
          • Solid leadership, interpersonal, communications skills and proven team commitment
          • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and build effective business partnerships at senior levels of the organization
          • Solid oral and written communication skills
          • Demonstrated capability of building solid, high performing teams
          • Demonstrated ability flex leadership approach depending on team members/business partners style and preferences
          • Demonstrated creativity and initiative in enabling business and IT solutions Careers with UnitedHealth Group. Discover rewarding opportunities as we help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Join a team of people who are talented, compassionate and driven. We will support you with the global outreach, resources and inclusive culture we're proud to foster as a Fortune 5 company. We encourage you to grow as we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka , Director IT Internal Audit -Hybrid, Executive , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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