The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
As an employer, we are dedicated to many efforts, including employee learning and development, social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and wellness.
Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization. Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.
We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Internal Audit Manager on our Finance team. As part of the team, you will coordinate efforts with the Director of Internal Audit to develop and execute the annual internal audit plan. Also, responsible for communicating results of the audit to senior leadership and provide recommendations on how to strengthen internal controls.
Prepare a draft of the annual risk assessment and internal audit plan
Manage and execute the approved audit plan
Develop and implement customized procedures for each audit to focus on the most probable and severe risks of the business area as well as compliance with Association policies and procedures
Document audit procedures by drafting an engagement memo for each audit including background of the business area to be audited, risks of the area and internal controls that should be in place to address risks; audit steps and procedures should be detailed in a formal audit program and results documented in the audit workpapers
Evaluate effectiveness of internal controls and identify opportunities to implement best practices during the audit process
Initiate and maintain communication with business unit management throughout the audit process
Assist external auditors in the completion of annual audits of the Association; performs specific audit assignments at the direction of and in accordance with the audit policies and procedures of the outside auditor.
Ensure timely completion and efficiency of the annual audit plan
Manage special projects in the internal audit areas as assigned
Recommendations and Reporting
Present results of audits to management, including Senior Management to make sure recommendations are understood and agreed upon
Prepares written audit reports documenting results, audit recommendations and management’s response for presentation to the Audit Committee
Provide advice and counsel about recommendations to improve results and/or mitigate risk with management
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
CPA is required; CIA is a plus
Minimum 5 years of work experience on the audit staff of a public accounting firm, or as an Internal auditor required; audit experience with large national organizations highly preferred
Current knowledge of accounting and auditing standards (GAAP and GAAS)
Demonstrated experience in organizational risk assessment process, annual audit plan creation and design and executing customized audits
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for interaction with all levels of management
Strong capabilities with Microsoft Office and database software; excellent data analytics skills required
Sound judgement as demonstrated by ability to assess risk and recommend appropriate improvements
Demonstrated conflict resolution and collaborative approach to problem solving
Supervisory experience a plus
Internal Number: 1363
About American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is the premier national organization providing timely, essential resources to empower physicians, residents and medical students to succeed at every phase of their medical lives. Physicians have entrusted the AMA to advance the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health on behalf of patients for more than 170 years. For more information, visit ama-assn.org.
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