• Internal Audit Manager

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 9:16 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Professional - Compliance & Audit
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Internal Audit Department is an independent appraisal activity within MSK and is responsible for providing the Joint Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees and senior management with objective assurance and consulting services designed to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the MSK's risk management, internal control, and governance processes in a systematic, disciplined approach.  


    In this position, you will furnish management and the Audit Committee with timely analyses, appraisals and information concerning the activities reviewed.  You will be joining an exciting team that helps MSK manage risk by identifying emerging issues and detecting deviations from established controls.  Where opportunities arise, Internal Audit provides information on industry trends, “best practices” and potential steps to increase operating efficiency and effectiveness. 


    The Internal Audit Department at MSK is seeking an Internal Audit Manager to lead all financial and operational audits. Responsibilities include assessing risk and controls within each process areas and organizing, managing, executing reviews, and reporting results to the Director, Internal Audit and Senior Institutional Leadership. You will also lead a team of auditors to assist in the completion of the audit plan.

    As the Internal Audit Manager, you will:

    • Utilize experience, external research and internal sources to identify and understand financial and operational risks relevant to MSK (industries of Healthcare, Academic Medicine and Research).
    • Assist in the preparation of an annual Internal Audit Risk Assessment for MSK based on identified finance and operations environment and in accordance with IIA standards.
    • Run all aspects of the financial and operational audits, including planning, organizing, staffing, and execution.
    • Maintain final accountability for the successful completion of all financial and operational audits.
    • Resolve, assess and conclude on design effectiveness and operating adequacy of controls in place.
    • Follow-up on individual control deficiencies and evaluating overall MSKCC control environment.
    • Facilitate cross-functional discussions on existing process and control improvement opportunities.
    • Oversee and collaborate with the Compliance Office, Privacy Office, Security and other departments to jointly conduct reviews, evaluate and/or improve existing processes.
    • Maintain and understand Internal Audit standards as set forth by the IIA, AHIA, COSO, ISACA, and other relevant professional bodies.
    • Collaborate with the Information Systems Audit Manager and the Construction Audit Manager to identify and ensure coverage of touch points between systems and operations/financial transactions.
    • Assist in the preparation for external Quality Assurance Reviews in accordance with the IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)

    You Are:

    • Knowledgeable about business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance the organization's goals.
    • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
    • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
    • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
    • A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles in order to get work done.
    • Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments.
    • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet dedications aligned with organizational goals.
    • Building effective teams where team members apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
    • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
    • Someone with a shown ability to maneuver through complex policy, process and people-related organizational dynamics.
    • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.
    • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

    You Need:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or equivalent
    • 7-10 years of experience in Audit or similar experience required
    • Minimum of 3 years supervision of professional level staff required
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Visio preferred
    • Healthcare Audit, Finance, or Operations experience preferred
    • Experience running multiple projects required
    • Master’s Degree preferred
    • CPA highly preferred
    • CIA, CA, and/or CFE preferred #LI-POST 


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


    Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


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