Under minimal supervision, perform risk-based examinations and evaluations of the adequacy and effectiveness of Denver Health and Hospital Authority (DHHA) and Denver Health Medical Plan's (DHMP) financial systems of internal control, operational effectiveness, adherence to policies and procedures, and regulatory compliance. Clearly communicate audit results to management and oversee the development and completion of corrective action plans by department leadership to ensure identified risks are addressed. Execute projects to maintain or improve the infrastructure of internal audit policies and procedures and audit processes. Contribute to the development of the annual internal audit work plan for review and approval by the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors. Provide professional information and advice, as appropriate. Assist in the professional development of other members of the Internal Audit team, as appropriate.
* Perform audits and investigations in accordance with internal audit standards and department policies, procedures and guidelines to ascertain the following: (1) Adequacy of internal control systems, (2) Reliability and integrity of information, (3) Compliance with government regulations and with internal policies, procedures, and standards, (4) Safeguarding of assets, and (5) Economic and efficient use of resources.* Assist Enterprise Compliance Services (ECS) Management in identifying risks for consideration to the internal audit work plan. * Assist with development and execution of audit procedures, including interviewing key stakeholders, documenting processes and procedures, establishing testing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and identifying and documenting process and control issues.* Facilitate open communication throughout the audit with proactive updates to management of the department or area being audited as well as Enterprise Compliance Services (ECS) Management regarding project status.* Work collaboratively with the Internal Audit Manager in development of the audit report. * Present audit results to management and executive leadership, both orally and in writing. * Assist in the development of corrective action plans (CAPs), perform the necessary follow up procedures until all CAPS have been resolved, and maintain appropriate supporting documentation.* Conduct or assist in other projects, including ad hoc audits or investigations, as assigned.* Provide consulting or advisory services and improve organizational operations to meet strategic imperatives, as needed.* Perform external audit assistance for DHHA and DHMP's external financial auditor at interim and year end. * Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of internal audit policies and procedures, audit methods, standards and tools.* Perform peer reviews of other audit work completed within the department to ensure quality and consistency in internal audit practices, results and documentation.* Maintain audit qualifications, certifications and professional affiliations by undertaking relevant training and professional development activities.* Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities* Ability to develop and maintain an audit infrastructure to adequately assess risk and ensure proper documentation.* Demonstrated ability to perform statistical analyses of clinical and financial data. * Ability to perform audits independently with minimal supervision, write technical audit reports, and make oral presentations to management and executive leadership.* Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solve capabilities.Computers and Technology* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with a heavy emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Visio.* Proficient in Lawson and Lawson Financials preferred.* Experience with AuditBoard or other auditing software tools
* Bachelor's Degree (Required) * Bachelor's degree required in Health Care Administration, Finance or Accounting required.* Five years of experience as an internal auditor, finance/accounting in a health insurance or healthcare setting required.
* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred * Certified Fraud Examiner preferred * Certified Information Systems Auditor preferred
Location Administrative Offices
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.