Resp & Qualifications
Under the direction of the Manager, MAR Compliance Office, the incumbent's accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Direct and conduct information systems audits utilizing computer assisted audit techniques. Analyze and evaluate IT operations and strategies to identify opportunities for improvement in processes and outcomes and provide technical audit advice relating to systems/operations; systems development, design and controls; systems security; change/project management; business process improvement; complex integrated systems and related computer applications; disaster recovery; and IBM mainframe, Unix and Windows NT environments. Interact with business area personnel regularly, including both the entrance and exit interviews, in order to gather information, interpret results, communicate potential risks/issues and develop appropriate corrective actions including strengthening controls, improving efficiency and effectiveness of operations and controlling costs.
2. Monitor the progress and management of corporate IT initiatives or projects, as assigned. Advise and consult on risk management and controls for new systems and/or processes associated with assigned corporate projects, following a system development life cycle methodology, as appropriate. Work collaboratively with the project team to identify project and post-implementation risk/issues and develop recommendations for corrective actions. Follow-up with project management to resolve identified problems, including internal control testing, coding and unit testing, system and acceptance testing, conversion testing, implementation testing, post-implementation review, as appropriate. Write memoranda and status reports to management communicating the risks and recommended corrective action plans identified in these monitoring and advisory activities.
3. Thorough audit and advisory assignments, identify and maintain a repository of best practices and benchmarking information related to CareFirst's IT business operations. Maintain a repository of IT audit issues and relative corrective action plan and update management on outstanding issues and potential risks on a scheduled basis.
4. Participate in the performance of risk assessment of the business process and project level. Maintain a database repository of business processes and related risk documentation.
5. Perform special reviews and audits or advisory services as requested by management. Respond effectively and timely. Write reports or memoranda to management communicating the results of the work performed, establish action plans, and perform follow-up to validate completion of action plans. Support department strategic initiatives and other special assignments aimed at continuous quality improvement.
6. Perform control self-assessment, process improvement reviews, and problem resolution facilitation for management of business areas, as assigned by Manager, MAR Compliance Office. Promote these services within the organization.
7. Assist in the coordination/management of all external audits of IT information systems as operations as assigned.
Required: This position requires a BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Management Sciences, Information Systems, Finance and/or Accounting, and 3-5 years of progressively responsible auditing and/or systems analyst/programmer and/or consulting and business advisory services experience with a project management background. Incumbent must have demonstrated experience and knowledge, in business process improvement, risk assessment and mitigation, internal control assessment and information systems development life cycle methodologies.
Preferred: Possess certification as a CPA, CIA, or CISA; advanced degree; healthcare insurance industry experience.
Department: Sarbanes Oxley
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 3/7/2019
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship