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Manager, IT Risk and Controls

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Manager, IT Risk and Controls(Job Number:727475)

Manager, IT Risk and Controls



If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Manager, IT Risk and Controls for our Eden Prairie, Minnesota location responsible for performing annual and ongoing IT audit risk assessments. Facilitate planning IT audits. Determine audit scope and approach based on the risk assessments.  Demonstrate and apply a clear understanding of internal control technical and regulatory requirements, including SOX, MAR, FDICIA, and SSAE16. Plan, initiate, and manage IT audit projects. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met. Implement initiatives to drive continuous improvement of financial reporting, in compliance with regulatory requirements including SOX and SSAE 16. Provide IT and internal audit advisory and assurance services.  Work with Service Organization Control (SOC) reporting frameworks, financial statements, audit support, ERP implementation assessments, and IT and business process control assessments. Develop and implement ERP and Database technical audits, UNIX, LINUX, Windows, Mainframe technical audits, and business process testing.  Responsible for identification and assessment of access and IT security controls, review of system development methodologies, and evaluation of program change controls and operational controls. Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with Internal Audit and other risk and control professionals across the organization. Will ensure IT audit procedures completed by audit firms address the objectives, scope and risks of the audit program, and review documentation for adherence to expected standards and guidelines. Review all testing results and related conclusions. Prepare and educate business partners and control owners on requirements and expectations for IT internal controls assessments. Develop strong relationships with key business stakeholders to develop a thorough understanding of the business, and relevant IT risks and core processes. Manage team members, including performance reviews, skills assessment and development, and career mentoring. Ensure successful execution of the quarterly SOX self-certification process. Support management of ad-hoc projects to deliver improved processes and controls as requested by the business. Ensure accurate and timely reporting of control activities to the Director of IT Internal Controls and to business stakeholders. Support governance of the Optum's SSAE 16 and Control Reporting program including testing coordination with external auditor firms, business case review, and sign-off for newly proposed SSAE 16 or Control Report requests. Assist in monitoring and implementing new regulatory guidance in coordination with the external audit firms and the business owners. Manage a team of 2-3 Consultants and Senior Consultants, including performance reviews, skills assessment and development, and career mentoring.

Job Internal Ctrls over Finl Rptg
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location 
Organization Entrprse Information Security
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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