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Associate Director - Internal Audit / Head of Internal Audit - Optum Bank - Hybrid in Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 14, 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. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.--If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Our finance professionals at UnitedHealth Group are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. And you can join us in achieving these goals as an Internal Audit Associate Director. You will collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever.--This position is responsible for managing all internal audit and risk management consulting activity within Optum Bank and Optum Financial. Responsible for managing the performance of the financial, business process and information systems audits and special projects to assess the existence, effectiveness and efficiency of the business controls, financial information, and compliance with laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will have treasury experience including but not limited to interest rate risk, liquidity risk, and investment portfolio, BSA/AML, Payment/cash management systems, NACHA, FDICIA/SOX, vendor management, experience reviewing FDIC regulations/guidelines, bank regulatory reporting, commercial and consumer loans.Primary Responsibilities:--

  • Perform internal audits including audit planning, detailing control procedures and related testing and reporting in accordance with professional and departmental standards - including financial (Sarbanes-Oxley and FDICIA testing) and operational projects
  • Provide managerial oversight over more complex and/or highly visible audit and advisory engagements
  • Drive risk assessment processes in partnership with Director(s) and VP(s) to ensure that audit plans cover higher risk areas. For all audit projects for Optum Financial and Optum Bank, develop/approve the project risk assessment, audit objectives, scope and audit program
  • Maintain effective communications with all levels of management, including Optum Bank senior leadership and Audit Committee to foster a collaborative atmosphere
  • Create, review, and approve pertinent audit workpapers and communications of audit results. Workpapers should comply with department and IIA standards for content and quality
  • Manage 3-5 direct reports. Provide staff with professional and technical expertise and guidance to ensure that audit objectives and scope are satisfied. This includes assisting staff members and audit contractors in the development and negotiation of audit recommendations and responses, evaluating the performance of the audit team, and providing guidance regarding department and company policies and procedures
  • Lead/Participate in special projects undertaken by the department and/or the Company
  • Act as a mentor for other management team members across IAAS
  • Ensure IAAS resources are effectively scheduled and deployed across audit engagements
  • Manage larger teams with a larger span of controlsYou'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
    • 8+ years of Banking, internal audit, or public accounting experience
    • Sarbanes-Oxley / FDICIA internal control experience
    • Solid understanding of auditing concepts and principles and how to apply them
    • Solid interpersonal skills while working effectively with a team
    • Solid oral and written communication skills
    • Desire to make a positive impact with the ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities
    • Demonstrated capability of building solid, high performing teams
    • Demonstrated capability to manage a variety of differing priorities and commitmentsPreferred Qualifications: --
      • Relevant assurance certification (CPA, CFE, CIA or CISA)
      • 10+ years of relevant business experience including audit experience
      • Experience in health insurance systems
      • Experience working in a complex IT/IS environment
      • Thorough understanding of risk and internal control concepts and their practical application
      • Demonstrated creativity and initiative in enabling business solutions
      • Excellent strategic skills and proven ability to lead change 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.--

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