UofL Physicians

Senior Associate, Internal Audit

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The Senior Associate is a critical role in our Internal Audit Services function.  The ideal candidate must be able to:

  • Identify business risks and determine the significance of the risks to the achievement of strategic and tactical goals.
  • Assist with planning and execute audit program steps to identify and test significant risks.
  • Prepare workpapers, documentation and reports that accurately summarize audit activities and results.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve processes, enhance revenue, and reduce costs.
  • Communicate audit results, verbally and in written format.
  • Perform data analysis of various information using audit software tools such as ACL, IDEA.
  • Assist in formulation of Corrective Action Plans that effectively address identified weaknesses and/or opportunities.
  • Perform administrative duties in order to assist with audit completion and special projects.
  • Accept assignments, take direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Understand Internal Audit and other Compliance activities and help bridge these into an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework for compiling and assessing risks throughout the organization.



  • Must have technical skills and ability to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Must be capable of making recommendations to remediate issues that are reasonable and effective.
  • Must be effective in building and maintaining relationships with others.
  • Must be able to maintain independence and objectivity in completion of assignments.
  • Requires excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Requires critical thinking skills and auditor professional judgment as well as the ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.



  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, advanced degree preferred (must be qualified to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy examination).
  • Must possess one or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet and exceed goals and deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to learn new systems and engage others as needed.
  • Must be able to employ a diplomatic approach when meeting with auditees and delivering audit results, understanding that the findings may at times be ill received, yet not wavering in the departmental duty to remain objective.
  • Must understand Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and be able to help identify risks and help with mitigation strategy, etc.


We are seeking an experienced Senior Auditor, with 2-5 years hands-on experience conducting internal audit (or external audit) engagements in healthcare.  Academic medicine experience is preferred.  Experience utilizing data analytic software such as ACL, IDEA is required.


Must possess knowledge of and be a functional user of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).


  • Must be able to travel to and from various office locations in Louisville and in some rare cases, outlying clinics and offices. Much of this travel can be walking.
  • Normal office setting with sitting, standing and light lifting and carrying.


  • Candidates upon hire will complete an electronic I-9 verification.
  • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
  • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.


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