Director of Audit Services

Position: Director of Audit Services

Job ID: 157453

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Audit Services

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Director of Audit Services -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will direct and manage the Internal Audit function and ensure that Internal Audit adds-value by identifying, assessing and evaluating risks associated with financial, operational, compliance and information systems and processes. The Director will also assist Management and the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees in the decision-making process by proposing solutions and/or recommendations to minimize or eliminate risks.

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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
  • Responsible for conducting system-wide annual risk assessment to use as the basis for the annual Audit Plan
  • Provides quarterly updates to the Committee regarding the status of the 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
  • Quarterly, communicates the status of previous significant audit recommendations to the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees
  • Establishes and maintains a Quality Assurance (QA) and Improvement Program that covers all aspects of the internal audit activity (e.g., independence, planning, supervision, staff development and training, reporting) and will continuously monitors the QA program for its effectiveness
  • 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 required
  • An advanced degree is preferred
  • 10 years progressive audit role including supervisory and management experience required

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