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Audit Project Manager (IT) - 65097BR

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford

Position Summary Aetna’s Internal Audit Department serves Aetna’s Audit Committee and assists management in achieving Aetna’s goals by conducting independent and objective assurance and consulting activities. The IT Audit Project Manager will be a key member of the IT Internal Audit team and will direct the execution of internal audits. As an Audit IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team in the planning and execution of concurrent and/or complex independent application, IT processes and/or infrastructure audits/projects to evaluate internal control processes in a variety of business areas throughout Aetna. You will work with minimal supervision, performing detailed scoping, testing, analysis and validation of audit information as well as creating clear, accurate work flows of business processes, testing results, exceptions and workpaper documentation. You will also meet with various levels of business management that will challenge your communication skills (meeting management and written communication). This job will require travel to audit locations within the U.S. roughly 10 - 25% of the year.

Fundamental Components:
Key Job Responsibilities: • Effectively manages IT Audit project teams and performs/leads and documents project activities in accordance with professional standards (e.g., IIA, ISACA, GAAS, GAAP, SEC, etc.) and department methodology • Effectively plans, organizes, directs and facilitates multiple, concurrent projects of moderate to high complexity; Performs preliminary project review and sign-offs, assist in managing the project scope and provides project feedback to IAD project team • Works with business area management and department staff/management to facilitate open communication, issue resolution and delivery of quality Audit services • Manages IT Audit project resource needs, identifies and communicates resource/administrative gaps, and works with department management to secure necessary resources to meet project objectives; Manages time and expense budgets as well as project risks / barriers • Contributes to overall Internal Audit Department team norms to promote a positive environment and improve team effectiveness • Maintains a current development plan reflecting a commitment to self-development as evidenced by positive performance reviews Ideal Candidate Profile: We are looking for talented individuals to help us carry out our mission to develop and execute a risk-based audit plan using an approach that requires communication and collaboration with our customers. The ideal candidate has a good understanding of major information technology applications and/or infrastructure components. Proficiency in mainframe systems, databases (i.e., DB2), tools/languages (i.e., TSO, JCL, COBOL) Windows, Servers, Unix, and SQL is a plus. We also seek the following: • Can demonstrate a commitment to integrity, the Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity • Can meet administrative reporting requirements and supports department initiatives • Capable of encouraging teamwork and a positive environment to improve team effectiveness • Capable of leading teams of varying backgrounds successfully • May perform responsibilities such as participating in the execution of complex tasks for assigned audit and compliance objectives • Is able to work independently

Background Experience:
Education: The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


Additional Job Information:
Skill or Experience Requirements: • 5+ years in IT audit (preferably within Health Insurance or related fields) • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Technology preferred • Professional designations (i.e., CPA, CIA, CISA)/advanced degrees – or measured progress in achieving, desirable • Demonstrates critical thinking and analytical ability • Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills • Self-motivated and a desire to learn and grow your career • Ability to travel overnight domestically 10 - 25% on average required

Required Skills:
Finance - Profit and Quality Vigilance, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving a Culture of Compliance

Desired Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Creating Accountability

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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