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Senior Internal Auditor
Legal and Compliance
Tennessee, TN

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Department: Legal & Compliance

Reporting Structure: Director of Compliance & Audit

Employment Type: FTE

Exemption Status: Exempt

Min. Experience: 3 years

Travel Required: 3 to 5 days a month

Overview of the Role:

Under the supervision of the Director of Compliance & Audit, the Senior Internal Auditor will assist with business process risk and control identification, control evaluation, governance processes, and maintaining the required elements of an effective Compliance Program (including audit and monitoring) and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 . The Senior Internal Auditor will clearly and concisely document audit and special project procedures performed and draft project reports and deliverables as assigned. In collaboration with the Director of Compliance & Audit, the Senior Internal Auditor will provide guidance on the effectiveness of Operational, Financial, and Compliance processes and controls.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Work directly with business process owners to create documentation that outlines operational, financial, and compliance processes and internal controls.  
  • Understands internal controls with the ability to review processes and to determine opportunities for improvement in control design and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate directly with departmental management to document and evaluate the effectiveness of end to end processes, including detailed testing of financial, operational and compliance internal control activities.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Compliance & Audit to develop risk-based audit programs.
  • Document workpapers for procedures completed with clear and concise findings, root causes, and conclusions.
  • Collaborate with Management to design meaningful corrective action plans and due dates that address the root cause(s) of findings.
  • Support the Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Compliance & Audit in preparation and delivery of reports to the departmental management, Executive Management, Market-Level Board of Governors, and Board of Directors as assigned. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Healthcare industry audit experience
  • Achievement of or progress toward CPA and/or CIA certification is preferred.
  • Big 4, large regional CPA firm, or publicly-traded company internal audit experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in external or internal audit with a proficient understanding of risks and controls.
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirements for internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Experience documenting processes and internal controls and internal control testing is required.
  • Familiarity with COSO and The IIA’s Three Lines of Defense.
  • General knowledge of laws and regulations impacting healthcare; Ability to review and understand regulations and guidelines and apply them to business practices.
  • Must comply with HIPAA rules and regulations.

Communication Methods Used:

  • Email
  • Phone
  • Google Meets
  • Google Chat

Technical Requirements:

In order to successfully work remotely, supporting our patients and providers, we require a minimum of 5 MBPS for Download Speed and 3 MBPS for the Upload Speed. This should be acquired prior to the start of your employment. The best measure of your internet speed is to use online speed tests like  

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Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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