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Audit Senior Consultant (Direct Assist) - 67678BR

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
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. Your time with Aetna’s Internal Audit qualifies for most state’s CPA experience requirements.
The Audit Senior Consultant will be a key member of the Internal Audit Direct Assistance team and will participate in the execution of audit procedures in partnership with the External Auditor, particularly those requiring experience.

As an Audit Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for performing and documenting auditing tasks under the supervision of more experienced auditors including; audit planning, executing testing procedures, preparing workpapers in adherence with methodology, researching potential audit issues, identifying opportunities to enhance the process by utilizing the data analytics tool (Alteryx), and performing review over less complex audits.
You will work with minimal supervision, performing detailed testing, analysis, and validation that will require the ability to demonstrate strong judgement, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
You will meet various levels of business partners that will require the ability to build a strong working relationship providing high quality deliverables and communication. Through this role you will gain a strong in-depth knowledge across various business functions.
This role will require the ability to collaborate on projects that are interdependent, and the team is mutually responsible for the end deliverable.
You will have the ability to develop leadership skills by assisting in training and developing others.
You will be expected to build project management skills by participating on multiple projects while adhering to deadlines.
This job will require travel to audit locations within the U.S. roughly 0 - 10% of the year.

Fundamental Components:
• Effectively perform and document audit activities in accordance with professional standards and Aetna’s audit methodology
• Execute testing and create work paper documentation
• Understand procedures, results and business impacts; and document and express such understanding in both written and verbal form
• Contribute to overall Internal Audit Department team norms to promote a positive environment and improve team effectiveness
• Maintain a current development plan reflecting a commitment to self-development as evidenced by positive performance reviews Supervised Responsibilities:
• Perform detail testing as defined by the test program to define, analyze and validate information
• Create clear and accurate documentation and workflows of business processes and testing results and exceptions 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.
We also seek the following:
• Demonstrates a commitment to integrity, the Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity
• Meets administrative reporting requirements and supports department initiatives • Encourages teamwork and a positive environment to improve team effectiveness
• May perform responsibilities such as participating in the execution of complex tasks for assigned audit and compliance objectives
Able to work independently

Background Experience:
• 2+ years audit or related business experience (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
• A desire to learn and grow your career
• Ability to travel overnight domestically 0 - 10% on average required
Education: The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


Required Skills:
Finance - Delivering Profit and Performance, General Business - Communicating for Impact, Leadership - Creating Accountability

Desired Skills:
General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, Leadership - Driving a Culture of Compliance, Leadership - Engaging and Developing People

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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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