Audit Sr Consultant

Aetna Inc.
13 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Job Description


Aetnas Internal Audit Department serves Aetnas Audit Committee and assists management in achieving Aetnas goals by conducting independent and objective assurance and consulting activities. Your time with Aetnas Internal Audit qualifies for most states CPA experience requirements. The Audit Senior Consultant will be a key member of the Internal Audit team and will participate in the execution of internal audits, particularly those requiring advance experience. As an Audit Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for performing and documenting auditing tasks including; developing audit objectives, documenting and evaluating critical controls and designing and implementing audit tests under the supervision of more experienced auditors. You will work with minimal supervision, performing detailed testing, analysis and validation of audit information as well as testing and creating clear, accurate work flows of business processes, testing results, exceptions and workpaper documentation. You will also meet with various levels of business management that will challenge and develop your communication skills (meeting management and written communication). This job will require travel to audit locations within the U.S. roughly 0 – 10% of the year.

Fundamental Components:

Key Job Responsibilities: Effectively perform and document audit activities in accordance with professional standards and Aetnas audit methodology Execute testing and create work paper documentation Understand procedures, results and business impacts; and document and express such understanding in both written and verbal form Contribute to overall Internal Audit Department team norms to promote a positive environment and improve team effectiveness Maintain a current development plan reflecting a commitment to self–development as evidenced by positive performance reviews Supervised Responsibilities: Perform detail testing as defined by the test program to define, analyze and validate information Create clear and accurate documentation and workflows of business processes and testing results and exceptions Ideal Candidate Profile: We are looking for talented individuals to help us carry out our mission to develop and execute a risk–based audit plan using an approach that requires communication and collaboration with our customers. We also seek the following: Demonstrates a commitment to integrity, the Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity Meets administrative reporting requirements and supports department initiatives Encourages teamwork and a positive environment to improve team effectiveness May perform responsibilities such as participating in the execution of complex tasks for assigned audit and compliance objectives Able to work independently


Skill or Experience Requirements: 3+ years audit or related business experience (preferably within Health Insurance or related fields) Minimum Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Technology preferred. Professional designations (i.e., CPA, CIA, CISA)/advanced degrees or measured progress in achieving, desirable Demonstrates critical thinking and analytical ability Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills A desire to learn and grow your career Ability to travel overnight domestically 0 – 10% on average required Education: The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/FOUNDATION


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY

Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/FOUNDATION


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re–shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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