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Job Summary

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of University Audits seeks an outstanding Senior Audit Manager, ideally with significant healthcare experience, to lead and continue to progress our healthcare internal audit team.  The successful candidate will report directly to the Executive Director, University Audits. The position is responsible for planning, managing, and leading risk-based operational, financial, and compliance audits related to the Michigan Medicine Academic Medical Center. Please see for more information. Key requirements of the position include the ability to:

  • Focus audit resources on the key risks, business processes, policies and procedures, governance practices, and regulatory obligations at the University of Michigan and Michigan Medicine.
  • Oversee audit work to ensure it is properly planned and executed so that areas of material risk are consistently provided with appropriate levels of audit coverage.
  • Communicate risk and internal control concepts, how they apply for a wide variety of university settings, and the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices.
  • Rigorously evaluate audit results from the perspective of operational and clinical management.
  • Maintain an extensive network of professional contacts across the university and with external peers to keep informed of changes occurring within the institution and of emerging industry trends.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of completed staff work to ensure that work is competently performed and meets established standards for documentation, thoroughness, accuracy, and other key measures.
  • Communicate audit results, both verbally and in writing, such that they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and are understood and actionable by the recipient.
  • Exercise sound judgment in identifying information that warrants escalation to higher levels of the organization.
  • Conduct thorough internal investigations and other special projects, as requested.
  • Assist with management of the Compliance Hotline, including administration and case management.
  • Maintain high levels of staff productivity by managing resources to minimize downtime.
  • Mentor and motivate staff to higher levels of effectiveness and performance by providing encouragement, perspective, challenging assignments, and meaningful performance feedback.
  • Monitor and recommend revisions to the audit plan when warranted by changing conditions, identifying reasonable and rational trade-offs when competing priorities exist.
  • Assist the Executive Director in preparing and monitoring departmental budget and expenditures.
  • Assist the Executive Director in preparing the annual Audit Plan.
  • Assess changes in the environment and identify opportunities to enhance the value of audit services provided to management, including the formulation and championing of strategic initiatives to improve audit approach, processes, and level of service.
  • Manage and oversee multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Engage in professional development activities.
  • Recommend hiring, terminations, performance improvements, and salary administration to the Executive Director.


Required Qualifications*

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, generally in Business with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance or related field.
  • At least 7 years of relevant business experience, with at least 2 years in internal audit.
  • Supervisory or management experience.
  • Healthcare experience.
  • Professional certification in a related area: CIA, CPA, CISA.
  • Knowledge of auditing principles and techniques.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and decision making.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills.

Desired Qualifications*

Desired Requirements

  • Academic medical center and/or healthcare experience.
  • Management and leadership experience.
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous and sometimes stressful situations.
  • Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks.
  • Master's degree.
  • Experience with Epic software.
  • Experience with data analytic software, such as ACL or IDEA.

Underfill Statement

The position may be filled at an audit manager level.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
    • Generous paid time off
    • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
    • Multiple choices of comprehensive health insurance
    • Vision care insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Long-term disability coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses


Mission Statement

University of Michigan

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently places U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work-life balance. Michigan Medicine hospitals were ranked #6 in the country and #1 in the State of Michigan by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-2018. In addition, the University of Michigan consistently ranks as one of America's top public universities and top research universities.  Please see for further information.

Office of University Audits

The Office of University Audits is a team of 20 professionals who provide high-quality audit, management advisory, and other value-added services designed to improve risk management, internal controls, compliance, and governance processes at the University of Michigan.  We value teamwork, respect for others, continuous improvement, honest and ethical behavior, creativity and innovation, lifelong learning, and balancing professional and personal priorities. Our work is conducted in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to the research, teaching and service missions of the university. University Audits is committed to fully supporting university efforts to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion. Please see for additional information.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.