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Cigna Financial Audit Advisor - Internal Audit in Bloomfield, Connecticut

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The mission of Internal Audit is to help our colleagues identify and evaluate risks and internal controls so we can better deliver on our mission – together. Internal Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Financial Audit Advisor - Operations is responsible for leading audit projects. The audit advisor supports the Audit Manager in project administration items, understanding the objectives of the audit, and developing project timelines. The Audit Advisor is responsible for leading experienced auditors on specific audit engagements through all phases of the engagement (planning, fieldwork and reporting) and is responsible for ensuring all required activities are completed. The Audit Advisor will report findings to business management and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements. The Audit Advisor will also provide assistance to team members with issues requiring technical expertise or advanced knowledge.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Leads assigned portions of assurance and risk advisory projects related to Cigna's global business units

  • Ability to lead staff while also managing upwards to ensure objectives of engagement are met

  • Support the creation of risk-based audit programs

  • Perform complex financial, operational, orcompliance audits utilizing independent judgment and discretion

  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and root causes. Evaluate functions and activities in assigned areas under review to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control in achieving established objectives.

  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audited area

  • Prepare formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control.

  • Comfortable working in both an office-based and virtual team-based collaborative environment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in internal or external auditing, including 1+ year of in-charge/senior auditor experience

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting (or met 150-hour requirement) preferred

  • CPA or CIA certifications preferred or willing to pursue

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • Internal monitoring or compliance audit experience preferred

  • Strong knowledge of risks and internal controls, COSO framework, and professional auditing standards

  • Focus on quality and service

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with presentation skills

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships

  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and multitask

  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues using innovative solutions

  • Excel VBA, ACL or SAS knowledge a plus

  • Knowledge of the PBM or healthcare industry is a plus.

  • Prior experience with government regulations including those specific to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is a plus.

  • Understanding of the information technology environment (e.g., difference between operating system and application layers) including a basic understanding of automated business process controls (i.e., application controls)

  • This role requires 15% of travel.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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