Functions as a highly skilled internal control consultant responsible for conducting audits/reviews of business processes, business units, vendors, suppliers or Par Plans, and/or providing risk education and consulting services on behalf of the corporation to mitigate risk and assess the control environment of each audit unit. Provides guidance and training for audit team. * Conduct internal audits and reviews to identify risks, document established controls to mitigate risk and assess the control environment of each auditable unit. * Communicate issues, audit results, and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to appropriate levels of operating and executive management, including activity updates to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. * Assist in the development of the annual audit plan through risk universe identification. * Facilitate project risk assessments and lessons learned sessions. Conduct management action planning workshops to discuss business risks, prioritize control issues and develop corrective action plans. * Develop, maintain and report against a work plan, as work progresses, given scope and objectives. Prepare complete and accurate audit workpapers in a timely manner. * Identify, develop and advocate for improvements to audit methodologies, policies, and procedures to incorporate lessons learned. * Participate in divisional or departmental infrastructure projects as assigned. * Train and educate BCBSM employees and management about risk, internal controls and encourage change that promotes an effective and efficient control environment. * Educate BCBSM project staff in BCBSM's business risk management standards, and, train the project staff in business risk management responsibilities and the implementation and application of a project risk control process. QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management Information Systems, Healthcare Administration or closely related field required. * Six years related experience, including three years of conducting audits and reviews to evaluate compliance with policies and procedures, contracts and benefits, laws and regulations, reliability and integrity of financial data, safeguarding of assets, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and accomplishments of goals and objectives required. * Professional Audit Certifications CCSA, CFE, CIA, CISA, CMA, or CPA are required. * Prior BCBSM experience is preferred. * Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills, as is necessary to identify datasets/sources that are relevant to the audit. * Advanced oral communication skills, including presentations, as is necessary to effectively communicate audit information to financial and non-financial individuals, including senior levels. * Strong written communication skills, including the proven ability to tell a relevant business story using data and visualizations * Intermediate problem-solving ability, as necessary to solve problems in a dynamic team environment and handle multiple assignments in a timely manner. * Advanced conflict management skills. * Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and Project. * Intermediate proficiency in use of audit software tools (i.e., automated work papers, ACL, Tableau, etc.). * Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various levels of management as well as contacts outside the organization. * Knowledge of project audit methodologies, risk management and project management techniques to detect and resolve complex multidisciplinary issues. * Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion as required by the IIA Standard of Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics. * Ability to travel to vendor locations to meet with operational and audit personnel.