Senior Information Technology Auditor - Hybrid

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Edison Requisition # 2022-112466 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address343 Thornall Street, Edison, 08837

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How have YOU impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Senior Information Technology Auditor serves as the lead in the development, implementation, and evaluation of information technology internal audits for assigned organizational areas and functional activities throughout Hackensack Meridian Health Network in accordance with the Annual Audit Work Plan. These audits may include the following: technical IT infrastructures, automated application controls, IT general controls, system pre-implementations, and teaming with Senior Internal Auditors on projects.

-This position has the possibility for Hybrid Remote work-


A day in the life of a Senior Information Technology Auditor at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Document current information technology practices through interviews, observation, investigation and testing.
  • Test systems (utilizing automated and/or traditional auditing methods) and analyze results of testing.
  • Identify through investigation and analysis, underlying causes and contributing factors to noted problems.
  • Identify and assess risks. Identify appropriate solutions and formulates sound reasonable recommendations for management's corrective action, using appropriate criteria and cost-benefit considerations.
  • Prepare formal written reports, expressing conclusions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which activities are carried out.
  • Plan internal audits by gathering specific relevant background information (IT documentation, and policies and procedures) from the organization¿s information systems, web-based and other information sources.
  • Utilize organizational and regulatory knowledge to identify audit constraints and shape priorities.
  • Negotiate audit parameters with the Director. If leading an audit, will ensure that all members understand their individual roles and responsibilities.
  • Design appropriate risk and control matrix and time budgets based upon interviews and evaluation of underlying financials and business risks.
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of Google WorkSpace and other business and audit-related software to conduct internal audit work as well as the extraction of relevant business data and its analysis using analytical software.
  • Thoroughly address all objectives and risks identified in audit planning and conclude on operational effectiveness and efficiency, considering industry best practices.
  • Prepare clear and concise working papers and other documentation supporting discussions, operational facts and results of testing to justify conclusions. When serving in a project lead role, will review all working papers related to the project.
  • Communicate recommendations to management through logical, clear and concise written and oral means to gain understanding and agreement on audit issues and commitment to implement corrective action.
  • Review internal controls on major systems development projects, serve as liaison between technical and non-technical personnel; and will participate on new system implementation and other committees when necessary, providing suggestions and feedback, reviewing and analyzing draft designed internal controls and operating processes prior to system implementation, testing the completeness of the transfer of data from the old to the new system, and post-implementation testing of controls, security, and transactions for adequacy and accuracy.
  • Perform follow-up internal audits to evaluate management¿s implementation of Action Plans.
  • Monitor project status and issues on a timely basis and report progress and issues to the Director timely and regularly.
  • Evaluate feedback from customers as well as lessons learned meetings and identify possible areas for improvement. Implement changes in future audits as needed.
  • Oversee the activities of Sr. Internal Auditors, where applicable, to ensure effective utilization in completing assigned projects.
  • Provide day-to-day support of Sr. Internal Auditors as needed (create open lines of communication, provide regulatory updates, advise on difficult situations, etc.).
  • Participate in personnel development training and performance evaluation programs. May provide oral feedback to staff assigned or to the Director for inclusion in staff performance or project evaluation.
  • Interact appropriately with all levels of personnel, building good working relationships, and establishing a network of organizational contacts.
  • Manage multiple projects or single projects in complex environments. Manage competing priorities.
  • Assist other Sr. Internal Auditors as appropriate and necessary to execute assigned projects.
  • May be responsible for more complex audits than those handled by Internal Auditors (act as lead on a multi-entity audit requiring coordination of several other auditors, implement a new audit with no available history or background, responsible for high visibility/high priority audits, etc.). May also have a higher volume of audits.
  • Provide occasional IT support to Sr. Internal Auditors and support staff.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Healthcare and/or Higher Education industry.
  • Monitor changes in the industry and be able to understand the impact to own work.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Accounting or related discipline.
  • Minimum of five years of IT audit (external or internal) experience.
  • Exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Utilization of proper oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Exchanges information using tact and persuasion, as appropriate. Effectively shares relevant information with the assigned team and fosters dialogue as necessary.
  • Interact appropriately with all levels of personnel, building good working relationships, and establishing a network of organizational contacts.
  • Able to work independently and with varying levels of management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or single projects in complex environments. Manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to consider multiple approaches and develop solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrate project management and time management skills.
  • Ability to address difficult and sensitive issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Healthcare and/or Higher Education industry.
  • Proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Google Suite platforms.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Masters Degree in Accounting
  • May consider candidates with other audit experience.
  • Six plus years of IT experience preferred.


 Licenses Certifications Preferred:

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Professional certification or progress toward certification (Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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