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Department: Compliance
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Details:
  • Growth opportunity available for the Director of Internal Audit with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). NGHS is a vibrant organization that is growing steadily in a competitive market. We are also one of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces six years in a row, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

    Job Summary:

    Directs an independent evaluation of the diverse operations and controls within NGHS to appraise relevant, reliable, and credible financial and operating information, effective and efficient use of the organization's resources, safeguarding of the organization's assets, compliance with laws, regulations, ethical and business norms, and contracts, identification of risk exposures and use of effective strategies to control them, and established objectives and goals for operations or programs. Provides assurance to management and the Audit Committee that the right control environment is in place and controls are functioning effectively for areas included in the Internal Audit Plan. Reports to the NGHS Chief Compliance Officer.


    ·        Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.

    ·        Eight (8) to Ten (10) years recent accounting/auditing experience, preferably leading audits for healthcare organizations.

    ·        Previous experience establishing and directing an auditing function or department preferred.

    ·        Familiarity with an audit software package and applications control evaluation experience is desirable.


    ·        Strong Project Management skills.

    ·        Ability to assess staff competency and provide coaching or growth and education to ensure staff competence and development.

    ·        Demonstrated ability to evaluate operational and management systems and controls and identify both problem areas and areas for improvement.

    ·        Demonstrated experience with control systems to provide monitoring and oversight of operations to ensure legal, agency, and policy compliance, adherence to ethical and moral standards, and performance of work to meet goals.

    ·        Skills in leading meetings, task forces and problem solving groups to build consensus and effectively reach timely decisions.

    ·        Proven ability to serve as a consultant/educator to management in offering solutions to problems or ideas for improvement of operations, management systems and controls.


    ·        Advanced knowledge of internal auditing standards.


    ·        Current knowledge and understanding of information technology applications and controls.


    ·        Analytical skills to evaluate financial and other hospital operating systems.


    ·        Knowledge of accepted management practices to determine effectiveness and validity of existing hospital policies and procedures.


    ·        Comprehension of industry regulations pertaining to proper administration of healthcare services.


    ·        Awareness of industry best practices and the ability to apply best practices. Capacity to understand and evaluate processes that create interdepartmental dependencies.

    ·        Fully developed verbal communication skills.

    ·        Formal writing skills to communicate audit findings and recommendations to all stakeholders.

    ·        Ability to work with all levels of management.

    ·        Ability to foster teamwork by maintaining cooperative relationships with others.


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