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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Senior Internal Auditor position provides internal audit and risk and controls consulting services for assigned areas as prioritized per the Annual Audit Plans for Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. A Senior Internal Auditor is expected to possess high level skills in internal audit techniques and practices, while developing subject matter expertise in certain technical, financial, compliance, or operational areas within Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). The Senior Internal Auditor works under minimal daily supervision, exercises judgment in making non-routine decisions, demonstrates discretion in all matters related to audit assignments and confidential information, and represents the department professionally in a variety of settings.
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Perform assigned audit and consulting projects following Fred Hutch/SCCA and Institute of Internal Auditors audit practice standards while keeping management well apprised of audit results and project completion status.
Execute large, complex, or Center-wide audit projects, including projects being performed under the direction of legal counsel. May also include acting as Auditor in Charge when project involves more than one audit team member.
Research assigned subject areas to gain an understanding of the risk and control environment and industry practices. Make recommendations to audit director on the audit scope and approach
Analyze audit results considering condition, criteria, cause and effect. Draft audit reports and work with management to obtain their action plan to improve controls and mitigate risk to the organization
Monitor open management action plans working closely with client management to assure plans are completed and risk is mitigated in a timely manner
Represent Fred Hutch/SCCA Internal Audit & Risk Management either directly or as back-up to Director on committees, councils, or initiatives
Act as primary client contact and risk and control expert for select financial, compliance or operational functions/activities
Prepare and conduct presentations regarding the activities of the Internal Audit department to all levels of the organization, including the board, management, and staff
Provide support in the development of the annual audit plan and enterprise risk management assessment including conducting risk assessment interviews with select client leaders
Work with General Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Human Resources, and Information Security on investigations and breaches. Provide analysis of control breakdowns and recommendations for mitigation, as needed
Provide support including training and mentoring to other audit and risk management team members.
Bachelors of Arts or Sciences in business administration, accounting, finance, management information systems, or related fields of study is required
Minimum 7 years of progressive internal/external audit experience required. May also consider combination of audit experience with finance, accounting, compliance or management information systems experience to meet the minimum
Healthcare industry or research institution experience highly preferred
One of the following is required. Other certifications will be considered on a case by case basis. Licenses and certifications must be maintained current
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor certification
Certified Information Systems Auditor certification
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.
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