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Senior Internal Auditor

Company: Blood Systems Group
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Senior Internal Auditor (230114) Senior Internal Auditor - 230114 Organization BSI Business Group Primary Location United States of America-Arizona-Scottsdale Work Locations 0101 AZ Scottsdale CO Vitalant 6210 East Oak St. Scottsdale 85257 Employee Status Full-time, Regular Shift Day Job Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time Job Posting Close Date Ongoing Job Function Finance PRIMARY PURPOSE:The Sr. Internal Auditorwill perform risk-based financial and operational internal audit work pergenerally accepted professional audit standards and guidelines throughoutVitalant, as well as advisory projects, including the coordination of suchwith others or the supervision of such work performed by others.DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs allassigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and externalregulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
  • Assures qualitycustomer service to all internal and external customers, develops strongcustomer relationships, fosters collaboration, and becomes a trustedbusiness partner and resource.
  • Works closely withVP, Internal Audit & ERM to build a strong risk-based audit/advisoryfunction completing projects from start to finish.
  • Plans and managesaudit engagements, including the planning and development of programs foraudit testing and evaluation, staff supervision and evaluation, qualityassurance, and reporting of audit results with participation in theseactivities under the direction of the VP, Internal Audit & ERM.
  • Define the detailedproject scope by conducting preliminary surveys and performing riskanalyses to identify key risks. Prepare detailed audit plans toaddress those key risks.
  • Conduct financialand operational audits/advisory projects independently from start tofinish of moderate to complex situations to evaluate and document whethercontrol systems provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement ofthe following objectives: effectiveness and efficiency ofoperations; reliability of financial reporting; compliance withapplicable laws, regulations, and internal policies; and safeguardingassets from waste, loss, and abuse.
  • Conduct andcomplete audits by examining records, procedures, operating practices,and applying best practice audit techniques to drive departmentinnovation. Complete work papers by documenting discussions,observations, audit tests and findings.
  • Develop meaningfuland effective recommendations and identify opportunities for improvement.Prepare formal written reports to be distributed to members of the Auditcommittee, Vitalant executive management, as well as to management overthe areas reviewed. -
  • Schedules andperform follow-up audits as required to report on the current status ofaction plans.
  • Develop athoughtful data analysis program to monitor key Company transactions andidentify areas needing review to support a risk-based focus.
  • Conduct specialprojects independently, with members of the audit department, externalauditors, or internal teams, as required.
  • Identifies andresearch emerging risks and regulatory financial reporting changes toassist and counsel Vitalant management on planning and strategyexecution.
  • Performs all otherduties, at the discretion of management, as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge/Education
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.
    • MBA preferred.
    • Knowledge of accounting principles including (GAAP and GAAS), Internal audit standards, COSO risk framework, required. Licenses/ Certifications
      • CPA/CIA/CISA certification preferred. Experience
        • Five or more years experience in internal audit or CPA financial statement attestation with a CPA firm, or combination of both required.
        • Demonstrated history of increased responsibility required.
        • Healthcare experience preferred.
        • Experience in cutting edge audit techniques, including data science, predictive analytics and risk reviews preferred.
        • Knowledge of federal government auditing Yellow Book guidelines, background in information systems security and application, Sarbanes Oxley preferred. Skills/Abilities
          • Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.
          • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and build credibility.
          • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to reach mutually agreeable outcomes Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, to interface with all levels of staff and leadership including the ability to write with simplicity and clarity.
          • Excellent presentation and training skills including the ability to engage audiences with credibility.
          • Must have analytical, statistical, personal organization, and problem solving skills.
          • Must have demonstrated ability to work well with all levels of an organization.
          • Must be able to work independently, clearly identify issues/discrepancies, bring them forward timely, and successfully complete audits/projects from start to finish.
          • Self-directed, innovative, and able to assess financial and operational data applying quantitative and qualitative analytical audit techniques.
          • Must have proficient computer skills. Vitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork, and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to personal growth and career development. -
            • -Health, Dental and Vision Insurance -HSA, FSA and 401K retirement savings plans -Paid Time Off -Employee assistance program -COVID-19 POLICY -As an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant requires employee's to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to comply with Vitalant's Covid-19 vaccination policy unless an approved exemption exists prior to the start of employment. Compliance with Vitalant's COVID-19 policy will require individuals to complete one of the following: -Receive the first shot of a two-dose vaccination series to start employment, and the second shot of the series within 8 weeks of the first -Receive the first and final shot of a single-dose vaccination prior to the start of employment -EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans -Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Careers@vitalant.org to let us know the nature of your request. For more EEO information about applicant rights click here -Vitalant is an equalopportunity employer.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransOur organization isan equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you needaccommodation for any part of the employment process because of amedical condition or disability, please send an email toto let us know the nature of your request.careers@vitalant.org Please see thebelow information about applicant rights and our commitment tocompliance:All candidates whoreceive a conditional written offer of employment will be requiredto undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with theCompany's established guidelines.

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