Internal Auditor | Dartmouth-Hitchcock

31 May 2018 1:00 PM | Anonymous

Position Description: Plans and performs procedures to audit and monitor completeness, accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and compliance with rules and regulations for D-H.


A listing of the key responsibilities:

  1. Participates in and documents risk assessments to develop and prioritize integrated audit programs. Schedules, coordinates, and supports the execution of operational, legal, and system compliance audits in areas of responsibility.
  2. Performs and documents risk assessments of organizational objectives during audits or other engagements and monitor risks on an ongoing basis. Communicates identified risks to senior auditors and management to ensure priority and that mitigation opportunities are realized.
  3. Designs and performs audit procedures including analytical review, internal control assessments, and audit tests as required by the audit plans.
  4. Researches, analyzes, and interprets laws and regulations, accounting standards and internal control theory to evaluate systems and processes supporting operational and compliance objectives.
  5. Analyzes information and results of testing to develop conclusions relative to audit objectives.
  6. Prepares concise documentation and audit reports for presentation to operational leaders, senior management and the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees, including recommendations for improvements and evaluation of management action plans.
  7. Organizes engagement work papers utilizing the GRC system. Develops checklists, programs, and work paper templates sufficient to support engagement objectives and satisfy professional standards for internal audit documentation.
  8. Participates and assists with development and implementation of the annual risk assessment plan.
  9. Assists in the day-to-day activities of the Compliance office.
  10. Conducts reviews and audits to evaluate the extent of compliance with established plans, policies and procedures; recommends new administrative and operational improvements.
  11. Evaluates policies and procedures to achieve business objectives.
  12. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Health Care Administration with 2 years of health care administrative experience working with regulatory/clinical issues, or the equivalent in education and experience required.
  • MBA, CPA, or CIA preferred.
  • An understanding of business internal control and concepts and theory required.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities desired.
  • Highly proficient with a variety of computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheet software required.
  • The ability to work independently with minimum supervision or within a team environment desired.
  • Proficient with Paisley Governance, Risk and Compliance Software, Microsoft Office products, and other related software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written, verbal and presentation skills desired.
  • The ability to interact with all levels of the organization including board, executive leadership, management, physicians and staff required.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play. 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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