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Audit Senior Consultant (SOC-1)

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
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Description:
The Service Organization Control reports (SOC 1) team is responsible for managing the overall issuance of multiple Aetna SOC1 reports in accordance with SSAE 18 guidance. The group performs oversight and coordination functions, including the facilitation of business process and control documentation, assistance in the identification and clarification of internal controls and coordination with the external auditors on testing and evaluation of key controls defined in the SOC 1 reports. The SOC 1 team is a part of the SOX Compliance Group which is responsible for the oversight and management of Aetna Inc.’s Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance program.

The SOC 1 Senior Audit Consultant will mainly be responsible for performing SOC 1 activities in conjunction with the preparation of SOC 1 reports covering multiple business areas and systems. In addition, the SOC 1 Senior Audit Consultant
will manage workload independently and may act in a project lead role in various related activities. Senior Audit Consultants may be required to travel up to 10% of the year to audit locations within the U.S, although travel for the SOC1 team has not been significant in recent years.

Fundamental Components:
Responsibilities of the SOC 1 Senior Audit Consultant:
• Partner with business/IT stakeholders to identify process/control/risk assessment changes that affect the reports
• Compile all updates on reports received from the business/IT, review updates with external auditors and address auditor feedback
• Facilitate meetings with external auditors and relevant business contacts on status of reviews, testing, exceptions, as well as monitoring overall progress and escalating as necessary
• Coordinate with SOX Compliance team on control reliance, changes, deficiencies and exceptions
• Proof final versions of report for completeness and accuracy before issuance
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrate a commitment to Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity.

Background Experience:
Minimum 2-4 years audit or related business experience (preferably within Health Insurance or related fields).

Additional Job Information:
Skills and experience requirements for the SOC 1 Senior Audit Consultant:
• 2-4 years audit or related business experience (preferably within Health Insurance or related fields)
• Be highly organized, self-starter, energetic and with a strong capacity to multi-task across multiple priorities.

In addition, the candidate must have:
• A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems related field
• Microsoft Office proficiency
• The ability to work independently
• Strong analytical skills. Preferred Qualifications of the SOC1 Audit Senior Consultant: Experience with SSAE 18 reporting on controls at Service Organizations
• Experience with financial statements and financial internal controls
• Advanced degrees/Professional certifications desired (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA)
• Experience in IT audit or related information technology a plus.


Potential Telework Position:
No

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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