Internal Audit Manager at PacificSource

  • Accounting/Finance, Internal Auditor Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Oregon, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 3 Years

Job Description

Internal Audit Manager at PacificSource

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PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.


Diversity and Inclusion:  PacificSource values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and fostering a workplace in which individual differences are appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

Position Overview: Independently examine and evaluate the ongoing control processes of the organization and provide timely counsel and recommendations for improvement whenever they are identified.  Ascertain that the organization’s network of control processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate and functions in a manner to provide reasonable assurance that:

  • Significant financial, managerial, technological and operating information is accurate, reliable, and timely

  • Employees’ actions comply with policies, standards, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations

  • Resources are adequately protected

  • Quality and continuous improvement are fostered in the organization’ s control process


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop an annual audit plan based on goals outlined above and submit the plan to management and the Audit & Compliance Committee of the Board of PacificSource for review and approval.

  • Implement the approved annual audit plan, including any special tasks or projects assigned by management and the audit committee, by:

  • Accurately assessing risks and controls

  • Developing effective test plans

  • Planning and organizing work in an annual cycle, not just a project cycle

  • Identifying significant risks and loss exposures and communicating the findings to the appropriate levels of management

  • Preparing reports for the appropriate levels of management with key observations and findings, recommendations for improvement, and agreed upon corrective action plans

  • Evaluate and assess significant new or changing services, processes, operations, and control processes coincident with their development, implementation, or expansion.

  • Prepare and present narrative and statistical reports, finding, and recommendations to the Corporate Compliance Committee, the Audit & Compliance Committee, and management summarizing results of the audit activities, including opinions reflecting relevant facts that lead to logical conclusions. Present results in an objective and unbiased manner.

  • Assist in investigating specific suspected fraudulent activities within the organization and notify management of the results.

  • Maintain professional standing in the field of internal audit; attend seminars to keep abreast of changes in accepted standards for internal audit practices.

  • Coordinate necessary activities with external auditors for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage to the organization at a reasonable overall cost.  

  • Responsible for oversight, management, development, implementation, and communication of team programs.

  • Responsible for hiring, staff development, coaching, performance reviews, corrective actions, and termination of direct reports. Provide feedback, including regular one-on-ones and performance evaluations, for direct reports. 

  • Develop annual team budgets. Monitor spending versus the planned budgeted throughout the year and take corrective action where needed.

  • Coordinate business activities by maintaining collaborative partnerships with key departments.

  • Responsible for process improvement and working with other departments to improve interdepartmental processes.  Utilize lean methodologies for continuous improvement.  Utilize visual boards and daily huddles to monitor key performance indicators and identify improvement opportunities.

  • Actively participate as a key team member in Manager/Supervisor meetings.

  • Actively participate in various strategic and internal committees in order to disseminate information within the organization and represent company philosophy.


    Supporting Responsibilities:

    • Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations.

    • Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    Work Experience: Professional auditing skills and technical proficiency with three (3) years’ experience in internal auditing and/or a related field.


    Education, Certificates, Licenses: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. CPA or CIA required.

    Knowledge: Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally, with all levels of the organization regarding issues and findings, including the ability to independently present and maintain a professional stand on difficult issues. Ability to make sound, business-oriented judgments. Excellent analytical capabilities. Understanding of related business functions, including technology, regulatory requirements, operations, and financial reporting. Leadership qualities, including the ability to work with senior management. High moral and ethical character. Ability to handle multiple assignments. Accountable for the quality and accuracy of the auditing essential functions. Technical knowledge of financial management process, accounting and auditing including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and Agile audit methodology experience preferred. 



    • Building Trust

    • Building a Successful Team

    • Aligning Performance for Success

    • Building Partnerships

    • Customer Focus

    • Continuous Improvement

    • Decision Making

    • Facilitating Change

    • Leveraging Diversity

    • Driving for Results

    Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 10% of the time.


    Our Values

    We live and breathe our values. In fact, our culture is driven by these seven core values which guide us in how we do business:

    • We are committed to doing the right thing.

    • We are one team working toward a common goal.

    • We are each responsible for customer service.

    • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.

    • We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.

    • We actively work to advance social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, the healthcare system and community.

    • We encourage creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.


    Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.


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