As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Financial Controls Auditor is a highly knowledgeable subject matter expert in the evaluation of the design and effectiveness of financial controls (manual and automated). He/she is also an experienced auditor who, as a result of demonstrated subject matter expertise and experience, is able to achieve a high degree of efficiency in planning and executing financial controls and grants/sponsored projects-related audits by honing in on the key controls or risk areas to audit. The efficiency gained enables the Audit Services Department to conduct a greater number of focused, accurate, risk-based control and grants/sponsored projects audits annually, thereby contributing significantly to the goal of effective risk mitigation and identification and elimination of waste due to inefficient or ineffective processes.
Responsible for the development and execution of a data-driven, risk-based Financial Controls Audit Plan for financial controls and grant accounting activities, a critical subcomponent of the Audit Services Annual Audit Plan. The Financial Controls Audit Plan directly reflects the Auditor’s understanding of manual and automated financial controls and grant/sponsored projects activities.
Provides valuable assistance to Finance and Accounting departments in developing a controls monitoring program based on the concepts of continuous improvement and reflecting the Financial Controls Auditor’s expertise and experience in the area of financial controls.
Through his/her professional demeanor and expertise, value-added efficient financial controls and grants accounting audits, and reputation as an outstanding example of the Nemours Standards of Behavior, the Enterprise Financial Controls Auditor is a trusted and valuable resource on the Audit Services Team to teammates, Finance and Accounting Departments, and Senior Leadership.
Using clear and impactful data presentation techniques and proven effective communication techniques, the Enterprise Financial Controls Auditor communicates audit findings in a way that facilitates the auditee’s quick and complete comprehension of complicated subject matter, positioning the auditee to be in a position of knowledge and understanding to effect necessary changes in controls or grant’s accounting.
Embodies and models an approach to the design and execution of audits that exemplifies full knowledge, understanding and compliance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”) standards .
Models an approach to the creation and execution of audits that is in alignment with continuous improvement principles, embracing learning and exploration and thoughtful critical thinking and search for root causes, independently seeking out information and feedback that results in a superior audit reporting and presentation product that provides value-added to Nemours.
Extremely strong organization and analytical skills coupled with strong demonstrated subject matter expertise that enables independent and reliable execution of essential functions.
In consultation with the Manager of Data Analytics and Auditing Communication, creates a highly effective and innovative auditing communication platform: the audit report should be delivered in a way that mimics an Apple iPad: user- friendly, intuitive, full of usable information that is readily accessible
Adept and comfortable with managing multiple priorities and tasks with efficiency that does not sacrifice accuracy in results and a thoughtful, practical, analytical approach.
Maintains working and current knowledge of healthcare financial and accounting operations and monitors trends in these arenas to identify emerging areas of risk.
Ability to travel as necessary
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred
At least three years financial statement auditing experience, preferable in Big-4 organization with exposure to OMB A-133 audits.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.