Senior Information Systems Auditor - St. Louis, MO

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 leads and participates in audits to ensure the adequacy of IS/IT controls, information security, integrity of IT assets, and compliance with corporate and legal requirements.
  • 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.
  • Leads project team through the execution of audit process, assigns tasks & responsibilities, reviews work and provides feedback to staff auditors on quality of work and opportunities to improve performance.

General Job Information


Senior Information Systems Auditor - St. Louis, MO



Job Family

Finance Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Audit, IT


Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

CIA - Certified Internal Auditor - Enterprise, CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor - Enterprise, CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Enterprise, CPA - Certified Public Accountant - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • One or more of the following Licenses/Certifications: CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP.
  • Experience in managed care or Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM).
  • Bachelors degree in IT, Management Information Systems, Information Security or related field.
  • 2-4 years of IS/IT internal audit experience in a large corporate setting or public accounting firm (Big Four preferred).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software applications/processes as needed.
  • Some knowledge of IT and IT control concepts supporting various types of IT audits.

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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