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Requisition Number 17-0166
Title Staff Internal Auditor
Location UVA Research Park
City Charlottesviile
State VA
Description University of Virginia Physicians Group
The University of Virginia Physicians Group (UPG) is a not-for-profit multi – specialty practice of over 1000 UVA Physicians and allied health professionals who hold dual employment between UPG and the UVA School of Medicine. UPG also provides vital administrative, billing & compliance, financial, and marketing services to the physicians of the UVA Health System. UPG is located in beautiful Charlottesville, VA within an hour of Richmond and two hours of Washington D.C. This vibrant university town offers live music, theater, museums, and is ranked one of the best places to live in America.

UPG offers a great benefit package of Health, Vision, Dental, 401(k) match plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, generous PTO, paid holidays and corporate discounts. Additional benefits at no cost to employees include a Retirement Investment Account, bonus plans, and short and long term disability insurance.

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Staff Internal Auditor
DEPARTMENT: Audit & Billing Quality, UPG REPORTS TO: Director, UPG Audit & Billing Quality

GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts financial, IT and operational audits. Audit purposes include assessing the completeness and accuracy of account balances, evaluating the design and effectiveness of the management controls, and identifying areas for operational improvement. Conducts audits in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Works directly with Company management to communicate audit findings and to develop a remediation plan to address findings.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Functions of the Job:
 Conducts critical planning activities, inquiring and observing of changes in operations and systems.
 Assists in preparing the audit program by documenting steps to be performed in the audit.
 Identifies and documents the key control points of the system.
 Evaluates systems effectiveness through the application of knowledge of business systems and operations.
 Performs the audit in a competent and professional manner, per the approved audit program.
 Obtains, analyzes and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control system and the efficiency of the operations being reviewed.
 Makes oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the review, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve operations and reduce cost.
 Prepares formal written reports, detailing audit objectives, observations and recommendations.
 Performs special reviews at the request of management or Manager, UPG Audit.
 Assists external auditors with assigned tasks during the annual financial audit.
 Other items as assigned by Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will have no positions reporting to it.

WORKING CONDITIONS: General office environment.

UPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
Education:
 Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
 CPA, CIA or CISA designation required or to be obtained within 1 year..
 Continuing training in the auditing field/standards and healthcare industry is preferred.
Experience:
 Two (2) to Three (3) years of professional experience as an auditor.
 Healthcare industry experience preferred.
 Background in information systems technology or auditing of IS/IT preferred.
 Experience using computerized audit tools such as IDEA a plus.
Knowledge and skills:
 Intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and database software knowledge and personal computer skills. Experience using Microsoft Office tools.

COMPETENCIES:
 Organizational awareness: Having and using knowledge of systems, situations, procedures, and culture inside the organization to identify potential problems and opportunities; analyzing the impact and implications of decisions regarding other components of the organization.
 Data gathering and analysis: Collecting, consolidating, and using relevant information; recognizing important information; tracing possible causes of problems, and searching for practical data/solutions.
 Problem solving: Having the ability to identify problems and issues of varying complexities and to find effective solutions with few guidelines.
 Oral communication: Shaping and expressing ideas and information in an effective manner.
 Teamwork: Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal, and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.
 Written communication: Expressing ideas and opinions clearly in properly structured, well-organized, and grammatically correct reports or documents; utilizing language and terminology that is understandable for the reader.
 Continuous learning: Actively and continuously gaining insight of strengths and weaknesses in order to identify the relevant areas that need further development (with regards to skills and knowledge) and acting upon it.

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