Job Description

Job Title: Internal Auditor, Senior I
Job ID: 15985138
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Internal Audit
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


Job Summary:

UPMC Corporate Finance is hiring an Internal Auditor, Senior I to support the Internal Audit department during business hours on Monday through Friday. 

In this role, you will plan, execute, report on audits, and create appropriate audit work papers as required. You will work under the supervision of senior auditors but may occasionally be expected to lead less complex audit projects. You will write professional recommendations for an executive audience that reflect an understanding of company objectives and capabilities, control requirements, and industry best practices and will develop leadership capabilities to facilitate change in a constructive and collaborative manner.

  • Leadership Skills: Participates in and is a key contributor to departmental special projects consistent with his/her experience or expertise. Assists in developing and maintaining department independence, professionalism, and reputation. Participates in departmental meetings, including presenting and educating co-workers. Exhibits increasing comfort and skill with public speaking, including explaining issues to executives and handling constructive disagreements. Appropriately manages client interactions, including maintaining independence and selecting the appropriate meeting formats and levels of discussion. Able to train co-workers on appropriate tools and techniques of auditing. Beginning to develop network of contacts within UPMC, as well as an understanding of UPMC divisions and UPMC leadership. Is able to identify areas of interest and career development needs for further growth.
  • Departmental Goals and Time Management: Contributes to departmental goals. Successfully manages many competing demands and completes work within allocated budget. Meets departmental goals for productivity and monitors deadlines for reports and follow-up. Proactive in searching out additional tasks and projects during review downtimes. Assists supervisors and managers in identifying opportunities for process improvement in the department.
  • Workpaper & Report/ Deliverable Preparation: Standard department templates and processes are followed for performing audit projects. Creates new audit programs and testing steps to validate controls and risks. Workpapers are completed on time and evidence is organized to fully support conclusions and findings. Open items and review comments are fully tracked and closed with minimal supervision. Identifies root cause of moderately complex issues and proposes valuable solutions. Prepares first draft of audit report for review by supervising auditor. Spelling, grammar, and organization is properly proofed and in order. Follow-up for past audits is tracked and performed with minimal supervision.
  • Industry & Technology Skills: Possesses strong understanding of the audit process and able to apply it effectively. Beginning to develop specialized skills in specific areas of expertise. Possesses familiarity with internal and external control expectations, including UPMC Standards, the IIA, COSO, GAAP, Six Sigma, and SOX. This includes an awareness of fraud risks and ability to assess pressures and opportunities. Contributes to ongoing departmental goal of entity-wide risk identification and logging for the creation of audit plan. Possesses understanding of healthcare terminology and industry risks and is able to identify these at UPMC. This includes a general understanding of the revenue cycles and compliance issues in healthcare. Able to research and analyze new processes and technologies to identify key controls and risks. Demonstrates understanding of client business processes and is able to create a process flow of key activities and controls. Able to utilize understanding of moderately complex business processes and issues and UPMC as a whole to recommend appropriate controls to mitigate risks while aligning with strategic goals, business objectives and regulatory expectations. Capable of performing day-to-day activities with Microsoft Office, Audit Workpaper Software, and ACL.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related business field required.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in accounting, internal auditing, or assessment function required. 
  • Internal audit experience is preferred.
  • Some exposure to the health care field, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • Computer skills are required. 
  • Working towards obtaining a professional certification in auditing or area of specialization preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $24.99 to $43.25 / hour

Union Position: No

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