Sonic Healthcare USA Business Assurance Manager in Austin, Texas

We are currently seeking a Business Assurance Manager on a permanent basis to coordinate and deliver Internal Audit services across our US Business. Based from our US Head Office in Austin Texas, you will work closely with, and report to the Head of Business Assurance in Sydney, Australia. You will work closely with local Senior Management to develop, maintain and deliver the rolling Business Assurance / Internal Audit plan.

You will be a dynamic, resilient and adaptable ‘self-starter’, with the ability to build rapport with staff at all levels across the business, and consistently deliver work of a high quality.

Domestic travel will be required in this role for approximately one week per month.

  • Conduct business unit and systems reviews that objectively assess risks and controls in an efficient and effective manner;

  • Perform risk based assessments of core financial processes including identification of process design and internal control weaknesses;

  • Present findings in a clear manner to Senior Management in both written and verbal formats;

  • Recommend commercially balanced, risk based solutions to issues identified;

  • Manage the follow-up of agreed actions in a timely manner;

  • Assist the Head of Business Assurance in the coordination and direction of the Audit Plan, such that resources address the areas of greatest risk;

  • Maintain awareness of existing and emerging risks across the industry;

  • Assist with the development of policies and process redesign initiatives;

  • Engage with business units and departments across the business to promote the role of Business

  • Assurance as a ‘trusted advisor’;

  • Work with Business Assurance team members to build the functions ‘data-analytics’ capability; and

  • Liaise with external auditors and other advisors.

  • An accounting or finance degree with at least 5 years relevant experience, preferably including time in a ‘big 4’ environment and in an internal audit capacity;

  • An CPA or ACA qualification (CIA or CFE qualifications are advantageous as is health care experience);

  • Strong project and people management skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to critically assess the risks and controls within core financial processes e.g. Payroll, Accounts Payable, Revenue, Accounts Receivable, Procurement, Month-end close etc.;

  • A logical and commercial mindset, able to assess risks within operational business processes and formulate functional remediation strategies;

  • A robust knowledge of internal audit processes;

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, including an ability to build positive

  • working relationships with stakeholders across the business;

  • An ability to write clear and concise reports that are appropriately targeted to the audience; and

  • Advanced excel skills (experience using data analytic software ACL / IDEA is advantageous).

Shift: First shift

External Company Name: SONIC HEALTHCARE USA

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