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Manager Internal Audit

Req #:  127252
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

**Main office location can be in either Downers Grove, IL, or Milwaukee, WI**


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification
  • 6 years public accounting experience, or 7 years Internal Auditing and/or Accounting experience
  • Team Lead/Supervisor experience
  • Proficient knowledge of the COSO Internal Control Framework and International Professional Standards of Internal Auditing
  • Healthcare auditing or accounting experience
  • PC software proficiency (e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet creation and manipulation, researching).
  • Strong oral and written communication and technical skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal professionally with sensitive and confidential medical information
  • Ability to communicate audit results and deficiencies and make recommendations to management in a constructive manner
  • Frequent travel to Advocate Hospitals, Medical Groups and physician offices that may be in excess of 100 miles.

To provide team leadership to the Financial / Operational and Information Technology Internal Auditors, and design, coordinate and conduct independent audits that monitor the financial, operational, information technology and related activities of Advocate Health Care and its affiliates in accordance with Internal Audit Standards.

The Financial Audit Manager will be responsible for managing the performance of the Financial / Operational and Information Technology Internal Auditors and ensuring the Audit Program approved by the Audit Committee of the BOD is managed and completed timely. Additionally, this individual will complete audit assignments in the Audit Program, and assist the Vice President, Internal Audit with the performance of special projects that may include investigations performed under attorney client privilege, due diligence reviews performed in connection with the acquisition of hospitals or other entities, and other assignments that require independent and critical thinking.

The Financial Audit Manager will also be responsible for identifying risks relating to Advocate through internal meetings and communications along with external guidance. This individual will research the identified risks and recommend to the Vice President, Internal Audit remediation efforts, including the inclusion of audit testing in the annual Audit Program. And, the Financial Audit Manager will promote and demostrate Advocate's Behaviors of Excellence while providing recommendations to strengthen the values of the services provided.


  1. Create audit objectives and procedures for scheduled audits and reviews. Plan, coordinate and conduct audits and reviews in accordance with Internal Audit Standards to ensure accurate and complete reimbursement services are provided.
  2. External audit assistance ~ coordinate the external auditor's financial statement internal control and substantive testing. Assist in the external audit financial statement internal control and substantive testing, completing assignments timely and in accordance with audit programs.
  3. Demonstrate team leadership through the presentation of respective areas of interest and new guidelines implemented that have an impact on the audit work performed by the department and providing guidance to team members as may be needed.
  4. Participate in department quality assurance efforts by planning weekly activities, reporting work~in~process, and completing administrative assignments in a timely manner. Additionally, assist in the completion of departmental monitoring reports for Internal Audit activities, and provide recommendations for supporting the Department's satisfaction and Behaviors of Excellence.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago