Information Systems Auditor - Data Analyst

Maryland Heights MO 63043 St Louis 1 14100 Magellan Plaza

Job Description

This position contributes to the mission of the Internal Audit function by promoting and ensuring an effective control environment through professional Information Systems/Technology (IS/IT) audits, awareness and education and consultation services. This role participates in audits to ensure the adequacy of IS/IT controls, information security, integrity of IT assets, and compliance with corporate and legal requirements. This role conducts moderate complexity reviews or assists with more complex reviews of assigned information technology, organizational, compliance and activities. Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls over the activities reviewed. Report findings to business management and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements. Contributes to the success of the internal audit team by supporting the efforts and objectives of the audit team. Displays teamwork, integrity and leadership. Supports colleagues and value others’ contributions. Fosters an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment.
  • Develops test plans and methodologies to evaluate and audit information technology controls in accordance with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit, published by the IIA, and the General Standards for Information Systems Auditing, published by ISACA.
  • Performs detailed test work.  This includes work plan development, audit test execution, work paper creation, test result analysis, issue identification and reporting, and overall work paper quality.
  • Enhances professional skills through development activities including certifications, training, and other methods of study.
  • Develops an in-depth understanding of the function to be audited, and uses experience, strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify risk and internal controls to improve process efficiency, effectiveness and security.
  • Performs risk-based information security and IT infrastructure audits encompassing both technical and business process aspects in accordance with internal auditing standards.  Ensures the effectiveness of internal controls and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Participates in IT specific and integrated audits, as well as assists in other audit projects/tasks as requested by management.
  • Applies knowledge of the managed care and health care industry and the regulatory environment that impacts managed care and collaborates with management to foster cooperation with and understanding of internal controls to improve qualitative and quantitative performance.
  • Assesses the effectiveness of end-to-end processes (people, processes and technologies).
  • Prepares concise documentation and audit reports, including recommendations to senior management for improvements with corrective action plans.
  • Maintains current knowledge of regulatory environment impacting the health care and managed care industries, key risk areas as identified by government regulatory bodies (OIG, CMS, NYS DOH, etc.).
  • Ensures projects are completed, on time and within budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Job Information


Information Systems Auditor - Data Analyst



Job Family

Finance Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors: Information Security (Required), Bachelors: Information Technology (Required), Bachelors: Management Information Systems (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

CIA - Certified Internal Auditor - Enterprise, CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor - Enterprise, CISM - Certified Information Systems Manager - Enterprise, CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


5+ years internal audit experience in a large corporate setting or public accounting firm (Big Four preferred). One or more of the following certifications are required: CPA, CIA, or CISA.

Experience with financial, information systems, and compliance strongly preferred.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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