Director, Audit and Risk Management

Company Name:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Major Responsibilities
This position is responsible for managing all internal audit and risk management consulting activity within designated specialty areas for the company. Responsible for leading 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.
Manage and oversee audit and risk management activities in accordance with IIA auditing standards, the Internal/External Audit Policy, the ARM Audit Charter and the Charter of the Audit Committee.
Develop an annual audit plan using an appropriate risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns identified by management and the Audit Committee, and submit that plan to the VP of Audit & Risk Management.
Coordinate and monitor status of third party audits including the annual external audit as directed by the VP of Audit & Risk Management.
Participate in the planning, design, development and implementation of major business processes and computer-based systems to determine whether adequate controls are incorporated in the systems / processes, thorough testing is performed at appropriate stages, documentation is complete and accurate, and the needs of the organization are met.
Design audit and reporting processes that clearly identify audit scope, audit findings, management response and corrective actions taken to resolve identified business control weaknesses.
Maintain effective communications with all levels of management that foster a collaborative atmosphere.
Understand the business implications of audit findings and coordinate with the appropriate management to develop practical and actionable business solutions in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Design internal reporting systems to measure, monitor, and track progress toward corporate goals and department objectives.
Provide leadership, vision, and direction for assigned teams:
Accountable for all decisions within the group.
Determine team priorities to reflect the organization's core values and deliverables.
Develop, coach and motivate others to take actions that support and reflect the core values and desired future state.
Develop and manage departmental budgets including forecasting and variance analyses.
A bachelor's degree in a finance field or business administration
10 years audit experience in public accounting, internal audit or consulting
5 years leadership experience
CPA, CIA or CISA required
Additional Critical Skills & Knowledge Needed for Job
Experience in health insurance systems is desirable
Experience working in a complex IT/IS environment is desirable
Management, planning, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications skills and proven team commitment
Demonstrated creativity and initiative in enabling business solutions
Excellent strategic skills and proven ability to lead change is required
AutoReqId: 12345BR
Job Title: Director, Audit and Risk Management
Business Function: Professional
Department: ARM Mgmt
Position Location: Chapel Hill

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