Senior IT Internal Auditor in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/28/2019

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Senior IT Internal Auditor

Acadia is a provider of behavioral healthcare services. At September 30, 2018, Acadia operated a network of 586 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 18,000 beds in 40 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides behavioral health and addiction services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

The IT Internal Audit Senior plans, performs, and documents information technology and compliance audits, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing, using professional IT and auditing concepts, judgment and company policies and procedures. Information technology audits involve testing application controls, data integrity, physical and logical security/access controls, program change controls, hardware and systems software, back-up and recovery processes and procedures, and other areas as assigned. Verifies and analyzes the adequacy and effectiveness of IT controls at Acadia.

Responsibilities
  • Plan and preform IT and Sarbanes-Oxley audits requiring understanding and application of audit principles, practices and concepts.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of IT internal controls, identifying weaknesses, and recommending remediation.
  • Perform risk assessments, identify significant processes and recommending any needed remediation.
  • Participate in developing and implementing company policies and procedures dealing with SOX compliance.
  • Manages establishment and adherence to the access control procedures for all financial systems including semi-annual user access audits.
  • Serves as liaison with the internal audit team and external audit firms, Finance and IT and provide documentation to auditors as needed.
  • Prepares working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit segment in accordance with required documentation standards.
  • Communicates audit findings with auditees and follows up with them to ensure adherence of key deliverables and remediation timelines.
  • Assists in training lower level audit personnel.
  • Maintain CISA certification by meeting continuing education requirements.
  • Prepare special studies and projects as assigned.
  • Maintains continuous awareness of the latest developments, best practices, and trends in the functional areas of responsibility.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, IT, or related field.
  • Minimum of four year auditing experience to include Sarbanes-Oxley audits.
  • CISA certification is required.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office, Windows, AS/400, and SQL.
  • Knowledge of automated IT audit tools, including data mining/analysis tools (e.g., IDEA or ACL).