IT Auditor

US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
212647
Category
Internal Audit
Requires Non-Compete?
No

Job Summary

Wellmark is currently recruiting for an IT Auditor to join our team!  In this role, you will be responsible for performing information technology audit work, including audits of complex computer applications and technology solutions. You will accurately assess risk and controls, develop effective test plans, and exhibit appropriate judgment regarding issue notification and escalation, draft findings, and final audit reports. The incumbent should have core knowledge of the technical infrastructure including applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and information security.

 

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.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 4+ years of Audit experience, including at least 1 year of IT audit experience
  • Ability to recognize the existence of risks or potential risks and to determine actions to be taken
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to concisely communicate findings of an audit to all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships of collaboration and trust

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Professional Certification - e.g., CISA, CISSP
  • Previous experience in the health insurance or financial services industry
  • Strong technical acumen with deep understanding of IT systems and system implications

Job Accountabilities

a. Possess a working knowledge of Wellmark's business processes, policies and procedures, governance practices, and regulatory obligations as it pertains to information technology.

b. Identify and assess risk apply the assessment to prioritize areas of highest risk in the audit scope and objectives. Develop basic audit programs that test the level to which such risk has been addressed in the area audited.

c. Identify core risks associated with technology implementations and deployed controls.

d. Contribute to the technical understanding and adoption of technology control standards, solutions and tools.

e. Demonstrate a deep understanding of application security and software quality assurance.

f. Work with financial/operational auditors to appropriately address and assess key technology risks.

g. Execute the audit process e.g. perform detail testing and analysis on a wide variety of computing environments. Create clear and accurate work paper documentation as well as testing results and exceptions in such a manner that other reviewers can follow the auditors logic, methodology and conclusions.

h. Independently apply internal control concepts in information technology and appropriately assess the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices. Work in partnership with customers to validate audit testing results.

i. Understand the financial, operational, and compliance risks which impact information technology design, modification, and processing activities.

j. Write audit reports and negotiate audit issues with all levels of management. Formulate recommendations which are appropriate, practical, and cost effective. Lead exit conferences as appropriate and follow up to ensure issues are resolved.

k. Maintain and continually improve understanding of Wellmark's information technology environment including compliance with laws and regulations, new products and services offered by Wellmark, organization structure, corporate policies, and Wellmark's strategic direction.

l. Provide assistance to external auditors during their interim and/or yearend audit. Test controls for the WellSOX program as well as the Service Organization Control SOC report to ensure controls are operating effectively.

m. Abide by the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

n. Participate in reviews of major technology applications and/or infrastructure components with minimal supervision demonstrating an ability to fully grasp technical concepts quickly.

o. Maintain a current understanding of emerging trends and risks associated with changes and increased sophistication in technology. Provide guidance to team members on information technology and business issues, as needed.

p. Other duties as assigned.

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