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Company Name: UPMC
POSITION TITLE: CHIEF AUDIT & COMPLIANCE OFFICER

REPORTS TO: The CACO Reports to both the EVP & Chief Financial Officer and EVP & Chief Legal Officer (dotted line) line to Board Audit, Ethics and Compliance Committee
STAFF:30 Staff
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

COMPANY:
UPMC is a large, fast-growing, World-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, PA, and is the largest non-governmental employer in Pennsylvania, with more than 65,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately $14B. UPMC is a complex, domestic and international, multi-business enterprise, which includes Insurance Services, multiple international ventures, and technology systems. UPMC operates more than 25 academic, community, and specialty hospitals, more than 600 doctors' offices and outpatient sites, employs 3,600 physicians, and offers an array of rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities. A recognized innovator in information technology, UPMC was an early adopter of electronic health records and the interoperability solutions that tie them together. UPMC is the first nonprofit health system to fully adopt Sarbanes-Oxley.

Role Overview
Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of UPMC, plans and executes an Internal Audit Program directed towards compliance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal auditing. The scope of the internal audit program will encompass the examination and evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization's system of internal control, protection of UPMC assets, and compliance with existing policies and procedures, and corporations.

Responsibilities
* Organizes, recruits, supervises, motivates, trains, and evaluates a highly qualified, independent staff to conduct audits in a professional manner and in compliance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
* Develops, for approval by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, an annual plan and schedule for internal audits, including resource requirements, budgets, standard practices and priorities.
* Periodically reviews status against the plan and reports significant variances to the Audit Committee of the Board.
* Manages the department such that: audit work fulfills the general purposes and responsibilities approved by management and accepted by the Finance Committees.
* Resources of the Department are efficiently and effectively employed.
* Audit work conforms to the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
* Develops and executes a comprehensive audit program based upon available resources for all the UPMC activities.
* The comprehensive audit program will: evaluate areas of risk and appraise their significance in relation to operational factors of cost, schedule, and quality; classify audit projects as to degree of risk and significance and to desired frequency of audit coverage.
* Evaluate and determine the adequacy of the systems of internal control.
* Review adequacy of accounting control, protection of UPMC assets, and compliance with UPMC policies and procedures; audit the reliability and operation of the accounting and reporting system.
* Provide management with an independent, fair and objective appraisal of the effectiveness of the UPMC's financial accountability systems.
Establishes policies for auditing activities and directing its technical and administrative functions.
* Ensures scheduled projects and staff assignments comply with UPMC needs within the scope of the department's overall program.
* Reviews and approves the scope of the purpose, scope, and final audit product for each audit project.
* Ensures conformance with acceptable audit standards, plans, budgets, and schedules.
* Reviews and approves reports on the results of audit examinations including recommendations for improvement.
* Provides senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with reports on audit coverage and the results of the audit activity.
* Appraises the adequacy of action taken by operating management to correct reported deficient conditions and perform continuing reviews with the appropriate management personnel on actions considered inadequate until there has been a satisfactory resolution of the matter.
* Coordinates activities with management and those of the independent auditors and reviews implementation of the recommendations of the independent auditors.
* Ensures that audits and consulting engagements are planned and executed in compliance with the department policies & procedures comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Professional Ethics and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
* Understands the business and processes subject to audit.
* Performs planning work for assignments, obtaining information and data, identifies risks, and develops the audit work program and schedule.
* Communicates and documents all work performed in the audit workpapers including the appropriate use of automated workpaper software and standard workpaper templates.
* Identifies root causes of issues and proposes solutions.
* Prepares audit reports that are direct, professional, and constructive, thereby adding value.
* Details issues and recommendations for improvements, including agreeing facts and action plans with management.
* Offers value-added recommendations to management to improve the business processes affecting the achievement of operating, financial, and compliance objectives.
* Follows up with management on all audit issues to ensure satisfactory resolution.
* Assesses the adequacy of internal controls in operational and financial processes through interviews, data analysis, account and transaction tests, and process reviews.
Coordinates audit work with management's Sarbanes-Oxley financial reporting control documentation and tests.
* Supervises audit staff daily, oversees development of audit staff, and ensures staff and audit activity performance evaluations are complete for each project.
* Assists in developing and maintaining departmental independence, professionalism, and staff philosophy in conjunction with standards established by the Institute of Internal * Auditors and the standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.
* Assesses risks on an ongoing basis and logs issues or process improvement opportunities into the annual planning database.
* Keeps current with latest developments in profession.
* As requested, assists in direct investigations into suspected acts of fraud, possible conflicts of interest, or other sensitive transactions or potential irregularities.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree ,JD, LLM or in related field with additional credentials desirable such as :
* Certification by the State Board of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) is preferred.
* Certification in Fraud Examinations (CFA) is preferred.
* Certification in Internal Auditing (CIA) is preferred.
* Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) is preferred.
* Progressive, substantial supervisory and management experience of no less than eight years and prior interaction with senior level management is a prerequisite.

Email Address: mcarrington@carringtonandcarrington.com

• Location: Pittsburgh

• Post ID: 49365198 pittsburgh
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