Audit Fall/Spring Temp

US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
Internal Audit
Requires Non-Compete?

Job Summary

Why choose Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You’ll gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.


If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career!


What’s Audit? Internal Audit is a department of Audit Services within the Finance Division of Wellmark. Internal audit serves as a highly-valued key resource by continuously working to improve the control environment and instill risk conscious behavior throughout the organization. Audit contributes to Wellmark's success by providing a broad array of value-added audit and consulting services that improve the effectiveness of risk management, business control, and governance processes.


What projects might I support?  In general, you’ll gain knowledge and be exposed to multiple areas of audit including Performance Audit and Investigation, Financial Operational, Information Technology, Compliance Audit, and Model Audit Rule. Although subject to change, examples of projects you will assist on under the guidance of senior staff are included below:

  • Perform entry to intermediate level audits, reviews, and analysis of transactions within end to end processes, including claims and membership & enrollment. 
  • Review populations of data against established parameters (MTM Guidelines) for accuracy and completeness.  This analysis would include an overall review of efficiency of operational procedures, methods, controls and performance.
  • Prepare reports concerning audit findings. 
  • Perform financial/operational and compliance audits to help management manage risk and identify issues that require resolution.
  • Test controls for the WellSOX program to ensure controls are working effectively; conducting walkthroughs of the process and then conduct testing of the effectiveness of the control.
  • Provide assistance with the annual financial and SOC 1 / 2 audits, including walk-throughs and testing as directed by Wellmark’s external auditors.

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability: Owning and taking responsibility for one’s actions.
  • Business Acumen: Understanding industry, market, financial and company specific operations
  • Collaboration and Communication: Working together; listen to other’s ideas; communicate accurately and concisely
  • Decision Making: Consider all facts and impacts when making decisions
  • Focus on the Customer: Consistently doing what is in the best interest of our customer. Leaving a positive impression on the customer by elevating their experience; making it simpler and educating to helping them understand.

I’m interested! What’s next? Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your background and interests, please submit an application for review.


Looking to target 15-20 hours during the fall and spring semesters. Position will start early September.

Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

To be considered you must be a current junior or senior student pursing your Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or related major.

  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to analyze and organize data in a consistent and logical fashion.
  • Proven problem solving, innovation, and technical adaptation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and clearly communicate results of data analytics and modeling.


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