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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 3:54 PM


Job Summary:

Horizon maintains an Internal Audit department as a means of providing the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and all levels of management, with an independent and objective assurance and consulting function designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Horizon Internal Audit remains focused on helping the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Reporting to an Internal Audit Manager or Director, this position will be assigned to work under the direction of a senior auditor on multiple complex audit deliverables throughout the year and/or will assigned to lead a less complex audit deliverable. Expectations include establishing audit plans and programs, assessing business risk and executing control testing. This position will also be expected to identify and document and effectively communicate control issues and lead the preparation of audit reports.


* Develops audit scope and work programs

* Executes audit testing and may oversee work of staff auditors

* Provides guidance and critiques SOX 404 work products

* Documents audit test results in accordance with audit policies and procedures.

* Identifies, develops and documents control issues

* Interviews and gathers information from management regarding the process being audited

* Documents procedures, work flows, etc.

* Assists the lead auditor or manager in executing the audit

* Documents audit results and issues as part of the audit report.

* Establishes buy in with management by thoroughly working through issues.

* Offers value-added recommendations to management on internal controls.


* Customer Focus-- Make internal and external customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develop and sustain effective working relationships;

* Drive for Results--Set high performance standards for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks on time; monitor performance against established standards;

* Adaptability-- Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in the organization, work tasks or the work environment; adjust effectively to work within new organization/work structures, processes, requirements or cultures;

* Communicating with Impact-- Express thoughts, feelings and ideas in a clear, succinct, compelling, appropriate and organized manner in both individual and group situations; tailor message and language to the audience;

* Developing Self and Others-- Demonstrate and encourage an eagerness and acquire necessary knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result and perform the job more effectively;

* Critical Thinking: Apply process analysis, business intelligence and problem solving techniques;

* Professional Standards: Apply the standards and practices of the profession and Horizon Internal Audit's policies and procedures

* Internal Audit Delivery: Delivers internal audit engagements


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, Accounting, data analytics or information technology major preferred

* 3 to 5 years prior Internal or external Audit experience

* Prefer prior Big 4 accounting experience (EY, KPMG, Deloitte or PWC)

* CIA, CISA or CPA preferred

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability and any other protected class as required by federal, state or local law.

Location: Newark, NJ

Activation Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Expiration Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

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