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Johns Hopkins University Internal Audit Manager in Baltimore, Maryland

We are seeking an Internal Audit Manager , in addition to performing the duties and responsibilities of a Senior Internal Auditor, will,

  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise in the area of Operational auditing and the Healthcare industry.

  • Serve as a technical expert to other audit staff and manage multiple complex audits and audit staff.

  • Partner with Internal Audit leadership (Chief Audit Officer, Executive Director Operational Audits, and Associate Director) to manage day-to-day workflow of audit staff and overall completion of assigned internal audit plan.

  • Develop and provide training to audit staff as needed.

  • In collaboration with Internal Audit leadership, researches and implements improvements to audit operating procedures congruous to the operation of the Internal Audit Office.

  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation in the management and execution of multiple projects.

  • Represent Department on assigned management committees.

  • In collaboration with Internal Audit leadership directly participate in the development of the annual internal audit plan.

Performs assigned duties in accordance with the accepted professional standards requiring

  • Independence and objectivity.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and standards, proper financial and administrative control procedures and good business practices.

  • Ability to assess risk, relative to the proper application of controls.

  • Promotes Department image through quality work, sharing knowledge and professional dealings and maintaining confidentiality of information.

  • Serve as a leader and a role model.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for internal audit planning in assigned areas including performing effective risk assessments and meeting with management to support the development of the annual audit plan.

  • Oversees a portion of the Departmental annual audit plan, working with Executive Director Operational Audits and/or Associate Directors in collaboration with other managers to plan and staff audit projects.

  • Manages multiple projects or single projects in complex environments supporting the overall completion of the annual audit plan. For all assigned work, responsible for overseeing the execution of the audit, from audit planning through reporting.

  • Plans complex internal audits by gathering specific relevant background information (such as financial results, and policies and procedures) from the Institution’s information systems, web-based and other information sources. Utilizes organizational and regulatory knowledge to identify audit constraints and shape priorities. Negotiates audit parameters with Executive Director Operational Audits and/or Associate Directors. Ensure that all team members understand their individual roles and responsibilities.

  • Designs appropriate internal audit programs and time budgets based upon the review and evaluation of underlying financials and business risks. Oversees the development of the internal audit program for projects in assigned audit plan.

  • Utilizes advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business and audit-related software to conduct internal audit work as well as the extraction of relevant business data and its analysis using computer assisted auditing techniques, such as ACL software.

  • Ensures that all projects in the assigned audit plan address appropriate risks identified and concludes on risk management strategies, considering industry best practices and cost benefit.

  • Prepares clear and concise working papers and other documentation supporting discussions, operational facts and results of testing to justify conclusions. Reviews and approves all workpapers on projects in the assigned audit plan.

  • Communicates recommendations to management through logical, clear and concise written and oral means to gain understanding and agreement on audit issues and commitment to implement corrective action.

  • Performs or oversees follow-up internal audits to evaluate management’s implementation of action plans. Monitors overall status of open issues and holds accountable assigned staff to ensure timely validation.

  • Monitors status of assigned audit plan and reports that progress to the Associate Directors and/or Executive Director Operational Audits timely and regularly.

  • Evaluates feedback from customers, as well as lessons learned meetings, and identifies possible areas for improvement. Implements changes in future audits, as needed.

  • Oversees the activities of multiple internal audit teams to ensure effective utilization in completing assigned projects. Provides day-to-day support of assigned internal audit staff, as needed, such as creating open lines of communication, providing regulatory updates, advising on difficult situations. Ensure deadlines are met.

  • Participates in personnel development training and performance evaluation programs. Performs project evaluations on assigned internal audit staff. Provides input to Executive Director Operational Audits and Associate Directors on annual evaluations of assigned staff.

  • Demonstrates an expert knowledge of external and internal organizational, environmental and regulatory issues. Educates team in regard to those issues.

  • Interacts appropriately with all levels of personnel (including senior and executive leadership), building good working relationships across the Johns Hopkins Institutions. Nurtures existing and develops new relationships with senior management to help achieve the department’s strategic plans.

  • Mentors and guides other internal auditor staff, as appropriate and necessary, in the execution of their assigned projects.

  • Demonstrates superior project management and time management skills.

  • Addresses difficult and sensitive issues in a timely and effective manner.

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Healthcare industry. Monitors changes in the industry and understands the impact to own work.

  • Provides Associate Directors, Executive Director Operational Audits, and Chief Audit Officer detailed progress updates of audits, including major findings and problems encountered.

  • Leads and/or directs work of audit staff regarding review of scope statements, audit programs, internal control questionnaires, audit work papers, and ensures timely progress and successful completion of projects.

  • Researches and recommends more effective ways of managing risks, performing controls, and improving operational efficiencies. Identifies and develops new audit tools and techniques.

  • Conducts specialized audits, projects or investigations requested by Institutional leadership.

  • Represents Department on assigned management committees and speaks for Department when Executive Director Internal Audits, Associate Directors and Chief Audit Officer are not present.

  • May be responsible for overseeing projects being performed by external professional services partners.

  • In collaboration with Chief Audit Officer, Executive Director Operational Audits, and Associate Directors leads Departmental continuous improvement efforts.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Knows the formal and informal Departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures, including detailed knowledge of other departments within the JH Institution. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions throughout the organization and works to establish collaborative partnerships with varied leaders at multiple levels of the Johns Hopkins Health System and Johns Hopkins University. Responsible for own professional development and contributes to the development of others.

Decision Making

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.


  • In accordance with Department policy, can make all decisions necessary to carry out assigned projects and related internal audit and work programs to meet the audit objectives. May direct the activities of staff or a function and /or represent the function at meetings.


  • Uses proper oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Exchanges information using tact and persuasion, as appropriate.

  • Effectively shares relevant information with assigned team and fosters dialogue as necessary.


  • Provides own transportation.

  • Ability to move about.

  • Ability to hear within normal range.

  • Ability to see within normal parameters.

  • Communication skills using the spoken word.

  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.

  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.


  • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business, or relevant field related to healthcare industry.

  • Ten or more years Accounting or Audit experience required, primarily with healthcare industry.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Proficient working with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience working with computer assisted auditing tools (e.g. ACL), automated workpapers, and SAP and Epic information systems.

Classified Title: Internal Audit Manager

Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF

Starting Salary Range: Min $84,700 - Max $148,300 Annually (Commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: Hybrid/Eastern High Campus

Department name: Johns Hopkins Medicine

Personnel area: University Administration

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.