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Auditor I - Palmetto GBA

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Why should you join the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina family of companies? Other companies come and go, but for more than seven decades, we've been part of the national landscape, with our roots firmly embedded in the South Carolina community. We are the largest insurance company in South Carolina and much more. We are one of the nation's leading administrators of government contracts. We operate one of the most sophisticated data processing centers in the Southeast. We also have a diverse family of subsidiary companies that allows us to build on various business strengths. We deliver outstanding service to our customers. If you are dedicated to the same philosophy, consider joining our team!

Position Purpose

As a member of the Audit team, you will be responsible for assisting in executing financial, compliance, and operational audits, including evaluation of internal controls. You will audit the activity of various departments and providers for compliance with plans, policies, and procedures prescribed by management. Demonstrating your knowledge of the principles and practices of auditing, you will review assigned portions of audit programs, determine compliance with policies and procedures, recommend corrective action plans, and prepare/submit reports on the results of audits.

Logistics: This position is located in Birmingham, Alabama, in a typical office environment.


What You'll Do:

* Conduct audits of the financial, management, and administrative procedures of assigned divisions, providers, departments, and various lines of businesses throughout the organization to ensure that procedures are in compliance. Audits include interviewing key personnel, testing internal controls, analyzing existing financial and management practices to determine effectiveness, and reviewing relevant documentation to support findings.

* Develop detailed reports on each audit conducted. Reports include a review of findings and identifying recommendations to correct any deficiencies and methods for improvement to processes. Conduct testing of corrective actions as identified.

* Conduct special audit studies for management, such as those required to discover controls for fraud prevention. Prepare reports of findings and recommendations for management.

* Assist other auditors in completing their assignments to maximize audit efficiency and thus reduce lost time and involvement of corporate personnel.

To Qualify for This Position, You'll Need:

* Bachelor's degree - Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or other job-related fields of study.

* 12 or more semesters hours in Accounting or Finance course work - PLEASE UPLOAD TRANSCRIPTS during the application process.

* Knowledge of the principles and practices of auditing.

* Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of financial data.

* Ability to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations for analyzed data.

* Ability to gather information by examining records and documents and interviewing individuals.

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with persons at all levels.

* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form.

* Ability to handle sensitive matters on a confidential basis.

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

We Prefer You Have:

* Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

What Blue Can Do For You

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

* 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match

* Subsidized health plans and free vision coverage

* Life insurance

* Paid annual leave - the longer you work here, the more you earn

* Nine paid holidays

* On-site cafeterias and fitness centers in major locations

* Wellness programs and a healthy lifestyle premium discount

* Tuition assistance

* Service Recognition

What to Expect Next

After submitting your application, our recruiting team members will review your resume to ensure you meet the qualifications. This may include a brief telephone interview or email communication with our recruiter to verify resume specifics and salary requirements. Management will conduct interviews with those candidates who qualify, with prioritization given to those candidates who demonstrate the preferred qualifications.

We participate in E-Verify and comply with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Birmingham , Auditor I - Palmetto GBA, Accounting, Auditing , Birmingham, Alabama

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