Senior Internal Auditor - Internal Audit

Penn State Health Corporation


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p


***Potential for Remote Work***

Ensures successful completion of multiple, concurrent assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning, report writing, and wrap up activities. Manages and directs daily activities of staff assigned to assist during an engagement. Applies risk and control concepts to scenarios encountered and identifies any potential issues. Communicates identified issues with Internal Audit management to ensure that any potential concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner. This position helps to ensure individual audits are completed as scheduled and in compliance with departmental quality assurance guidelines and applicable policies and procedures.



Bachelor's degree in accounting (preferred) or finance Minimum 5 years of auditing/accounting (2 years minimum national or large regional public accounting firm audit experience) and/or healthcare provider financial management experience required CPA or CIA preferred 


Ability to observe and understand business processes to ensure that they are documented completely and accurately 

Ability to apply risk and audit standards through practical application 

Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate 

Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic inquisitive 

Strong organization and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments 


Possess an appropriate combination of technical and analytical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations 

Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change 

Demonstrated ability to lead a small team and ensure successful results 

Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently; proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward desired outcome 

Ability to recognize when learned theoretical concepts should be applied 

Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts 

Ability to identify underlying cause(s) of an issue 

Ability to develop and/or review audit reports and findings to ensure they are properly composed, comply with materiality guidelines, and are relevant and practical 

Good awareness of other departments in the health system with risk, control, and governance responsibilities and what is necessary for successful tactical collaboration and information sharing 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with good negotiation and interpersonal skills 

Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises 

Willingness and ability to adapt to new circumstances, technology, processes, assignments, information, and challenges 

Execute and ensure effective and thorough application of all internal audit standards within assigned responsibility 

Ability and willingness to travel domestically for professional training and to Penn State Health system entities 

Demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude


If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.