Director of Audit Services

Position: Director of Audit Services

Job ID: 148572

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Audit Services

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for a Director of Audit Services – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll direct and manage the internal audit function.

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Responsibilities :

  • Directs and manages the internal audit function for the Integrated Delivery System based on industry best practices and in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Professional Standards for the Practice of Internal Audit
  • Ensures appropriate allocation of existing audit resources for adequate audit coverage and completion of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Conducts a system-wide annual risk assessment to use as the basis for the Annual Audit Plan
  • Obtains the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees’ approval of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Provides quarterly updates to the committee regarding the status of the Annual Audit Plan and communicates factors that could impact completion of the plan or necessitate revisions to the Annual Audit Plan
  • Ensures that audit and consulting results are communicated to Executive Management and the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees on a timely basis
  • Keeps the Committee informed of risks within the system
  • Conducts follow-up to determine whether identified findings have been resolved and that corrective action has occurred to minimize risks
  • Communicates the status of previous significant audit recommendations to the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees
  • Seeks Committee and Executive Management’s acceptance of risks for recommendations that remain unimplemented within established timelines
  • Consults privately with the Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee regarding any internal audit concerns
  • Establishes and maintains a Quality Assurance (QA) and Improvement Program that covers all aspects of the internal audit activity
  • Maintains responsibility for the timely management and effective execution and resolution of Hotline Investigations performed in collaboration with Compliance Services and also for Special Projects assigned by Executive Management or the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, advanced degree preferred
  • CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor and CPA - Certified Public Accountant is required
  • 10 years of progressive audit or related business experience, including supervisory and management experience is required
  • Knowledge of general business systems and their related control structures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, State and Federal regulatory requirements, and other regulatory/compliance/business issues relating to the health care environment and Institute of Internal Auditor’s Standards
  • Must have technical knowledge related to business information systems and related applications as well as personal computers
  • Ability to analyze data and unique situations, determine errors and potential problems arising from the analyses, and formulate practical and workable solutions to problems identified

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