Principal Auditor - Internal Audit - Chambersburg Hospital - Full Time - Days

Chambersburg, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 59452

Position Summary:

General Summary:


Under the general supervision of the Senior Director-Internal Audit, leads, plans, organizes, controls and completes operational/ business process and financial reviews as outlined in the annual audit plan and approved management requests. Executes the more complex and sensitive internal audits with minimal direction. Is a role model and subject matter expert in their area of expertise, audit policies, procedures and standards. Produces results that provide valuable, objective, innovative analysis and useful insight on opportunities for continuous improvement on business process and controls to management. Provides direct support as needed to internal audit staff to evaluate and implement audit approaches that promote the effective and efficient use of department resources. Capable of leading internal audit project initiatives, provide planning expertise and act as a mentor to other Internal Audit staff. Prepares and presents written and oral reports summarizing audit work, issues identified, and recommendations to management. Exhibits leadership, and provides assistance/training to other staff on audits or staff who are new to the department.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Leads, plans, organizes, controls and completes operational/business process and financial reviews as outlined in the annual audit plan and approved management requests.
2 Schedules audit work of assigned staff to obtain greatest coverage at minimum cost.
3 Researches and develops risk-based audit program, timelines, data analytics, fieldwork and first level review of workpapers (when there is more than 1 auditor).
4 Performs complex audits, evaluations and reviews. Reviews all applicable policies and business, administrative and accounting processes/procedures, confirms all accounts as necessary, inspects physical operations and performs all other steps necessary to ensure the adequacy of controls for the function audited and proper completion of audits.
5 Uses advanced audit techniques to prevent, investigate and detect, where possible, alleged and actual theft and/or fraud.
6 Adequately investigates when control, operational weaknesses and/or compliance issues are identified.
7 Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops formal audit recommendations that are value-added and cost-effective.
8 Revises and edits written material from others on team.
9 Creates and shares templates to improve project efficiency, to effectively solve complex problems and to adapt to changing situations.
10 Serves as role-model and mentor.
11 Prepares written reports pertaining to determinations and recommendations resulting from routine audits and/or assigned special projects. Presents report to appropriate managers.
12 Maintains open and frequent communication with manager, co-workers and auditees.
13 May provide functional advice, training and direction to less experienced internal auditors.
14 Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and computer/analytical skills.

Required Skills

Bachelor’s Degree experience required
Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) preferred

Required Experience

7 - 10 years’ experience required
5 years’ experience in audit, preferably in a healthcare environment

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Franklin County, named after Benjamin Franklin, was officially formed in 1784. One of its two main towns, the borough of Chambersburg, lies 13 miles north of Maryland, and is known for its "green, safe environment." In the southern part of Franklin County, the borough of Waynesboro sits just two miles north of the Mason-Dixon Line and is known for its rich industrial history.

Franklin County is in the heart of South-Central Pennsylvania where you'll find mountains, lakes, and a picturesque countryside coupled with theater, music, skiing, hunting, fishing, and much more. We're in the heart of America's fruit orchards, so peaches, apples, and lots of other local produce are available close by. The area features local wineries and breweries, along with a vibrant arts scene at the historic Capitol Theatre and Totem Pole Playhouse. Franklin County merges the best of small-town friendliness with easy access to metropolitan areas. (Patient population: 154,000)