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.


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.

  • 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).