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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Financial Auditor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for performing documentation of the internal controls; planning, coordinating, and executing tests of internal controls; evaluating internal control design and operational effectiveness; communicating internal control gaps to management; and monitoring remediation activities to support compliance with internal and external regulations under the direction of the department leader. Assist with the planning, coordinating and execution of financial audits and reviews to evaluate internal control design and operational effectiveness. Also responsible for making recommendations to management, as needed, to improve the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls. Accountable for complying with all laws and regulations that are associated with duties and responsibilities.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • This role does not manage people

  • This job reports to: Departmental Leadership

  • Necessary Contacts: In order to effectively fulfill this position, the incumbent must be in contact with:All levels of internal personnel; providers, subscribers, external auditors, governmental agencies, and agencies/businesses to obtain and/or communicate information as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor's Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field required

  • Four years of related experience can be used in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Work Experience

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience in a predominantly analytical position related to audit, fraud investigations or information technology. Audit experience is preferred.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have strong analytical and organizational abilities along with human relations skills in addition to analytical ability.

  • Good communications skills are necessary to negotiate and influence others on commitments to plans and strategies that affect the company.

  • Must have working knowledge of internal controls, documentation, GAAP, and SOX or AFRMR. Previous experience with other standards such as SOC 1 is a plus.

  • Must have ability to manage personal time on projects and work independently to meet assigned deadlines.

Licenses and Certifications

  • An approved certification such as CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA, or other business or clinical licensures (e.g. RN) as approved by department management is preferred

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform detail testing for financial audits and internal audits to ensure completion of the departmental audit plan while demonstrating sound judgment and decision making, commitment to tasks, persistence in overcoming obstacles, dependability in difficult circumstances, and a sense of urgency about getting results.

  • Communicate risks and deficiencies to management by successfully communicating useful audit recommendations.

  • Perform tasks to ensure the financial audit plan and internal audits remain on target for a successful completion. Provide valuable input to the department leader to help improve the Financial Audit and Internal Audit process.

  • Timely communicate and document audit issues to the department leader with recommendations for remediation to facilitate report-writing and the issuance of discussion issues to area management.

  • Attends formal and informal training sessions and self-study to keep abreast of audit and accounting industry concepts, best practices, and standards, as well as, interpersonal skills.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the accountabilities (essential functions) of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

  • Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

  • The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.

Additional Accountabilities and Essential Functions

The Physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Accountabilities and Essential Functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned, within your scope of responsibilities.

  • Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

  • Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

  • The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.

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Additional Information

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana performs background and pre-employment drug screening after an offer has been extended and prior to hire for all positions. As part of this process records may be verified and information checked with agencies including but not limited to the Social Security Administration, criminal courts, federal, state, and county repositories of criminal records, Department of Motor Vehicles and credit bureaus. Pursuant with sec 1033 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, individuals who have been convicted of a felony crime involving dishonesty or breach of trust are prohibited from working in the insurance industry unless they obtain written consent from their state insurance commissioner.

Additionally, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a Drug Free Workplace. A pre-employment drug screen will be required and any offer is contingent upon satisfactory drug testing results.

JOB CATEGORY: Legal, Compliance & Audit

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