Senior or Staff Auditor Healthcare

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How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter and resume.  The cover letter should outline:

  • Your skills and experiences that directly relate to the position responsibilities, and
  • The specific reasons for your interest in the position


Audit Services seeks an outstanding senior auditor to join our team.  We offer a collegial atmosphere, professional growth opportunities, and work/life balance.  Overnight travel is not required, except for occasional travel when attending professional development events.  There is a need for the selected candidate to secure reliable internet access/Wi-Fi for this in-person/office hybrid position.  Some on-site work is required so the candidate must live within a reasonable commuting distance from Ann Arbor.  This position will have a potential for a flexible combination of on-campus and remote work.  

Under the direction of the associate director or other departmental leadership, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and performing financial, operational, and compliance audits, and special projects related to the University of Michigan campuses with emphasis on the university?s Academic Medical Center and clinical operations.  Key requirements of the position include the ability to: 

  • Work closely with the internal audit team and client personnel to establish audit strategy that addresses the highest risks given the available resources.
  • Conduct audit testing, identify opportunities for improvement, conclude on results, and document work.
  • Provide periodic verbal and written communications to audit clients, including executive leadership, as necessary, concerning audit status, findings, and other relevant topics associated with each audit.
  • Work closely with client personnel to obtain agreement on audit findings, identify root causes, and establish pragmatic and sustainable recommendations for improvement.
  • Convey best practices and opportunities for increased efficiencies, where applicable.
  • Draft audit reports and obtain process owners? commitment for corrective actions.
  • Schedule and facilitate formal opening and closing meetings for each audit.
  • Develop positive working relationships to foster an environment of open communications where the Audit Services department is viewed as a partner and trusted advisor.
  • Assist with special investigations, departmental initiatives, and other special projects, as requested.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in accounting, finance, healthcare administration, business, clinical operations, or related field.
  • Relevant professional experience in auditing and/or healthcare operations.  Prior audit experience is preferred.
  • Solid organizational, time management and leadership skills, including the ability to  work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as an individual contributor or team member in a diverse work group and the wider university community.
  • Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of healthcare operations, including areas such as clinical operations, charge capture, revenue cycle, HIPAA, and other compliance/regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of auditing principles and techniques
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other relevant professional certification (e.g., CISA, CFE)
  • MBA or Master's degree
  • Experience with data analytic software such as ACL
  • Knowledge of Epic/MiChart system

Underfill Statement

The position may be filled at an auditor level.

Additional Information

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving, and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  University Michigan is consistently ranked as one to the top U.S. public universities, #1 in research volume among U.S. research universities, and has a 97% first-year student retention rate. Please see for additional information.

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world, one of the world?s most distinguished academic health systems, and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Please see for additional information.

The Office of Audit Services consists of a 20-member team, who provides high-quality assurance, management advisory, and other value-added services designed to assess and improve risk management, internal controls, compliance, and governance processes across the University of Michigan.  We value respect, integrity, innovation, and professionalism, and operate in accordance with the IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics.  Please see for additional information.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critical to the research, teaching and service missions of the university.  Audit Services is committed to supporting university efforts to enhance the DEI strategic plan.

Authorization to work in the US is a precondition of employment and applicants for this position will not be sponsored for work visas.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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