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Manager, Audit (SOX) - 70996BR

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

CVS Health Internal Audit Department provides high quality services to our internal business partners that consistently meet and exceed their expectations. We collaborate proactively with our business partners to focus on the most important risks/challenges facing the organization, to deliver results that make the most significant contributions, and to provide meaningful insights and solutions. We continuously look for ways to improve our audit processes and leverage technology to provide value in creative ways.

Reporting to the Director of the SOX and Controls Assurance (SCA) Team, the Senior Manager will build and lead a team of approximately 10 audit/compliance professionals to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulatory requirements for the related business segment (Health Care Benefits (Aetna)), and promote collaboration with our business partners, external auditors, and executive leadership. In addition, this role will oversee the project management of the third party assurance providers for the SOC 1 reports utilized by Health Care Benefits (Aetna) segment.

The position will help implement the overall program governance and strategy of SOX testing for the Health Care Benefits (Aetna)segment. This role will be responsible for continually evaluating and recommending operational and process improvements to our financial compliance processes, and the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s key control structure. Also, the role will have opportunities to collaborate on cross-functional project teams providing value in support of CVS Health achieving its transformational goals.

In this role, you will manage annual planning processes including risk assessment, materiality calculations, and account scoping for the Health Care Benefits (Aetna) business segment covering approximately $70B in revenue. You will be responsible for overseeing the creation of enterprise financial compliance program communications, trainings, updates, and reference materials for team members and relevant business partners.

In addition, you will assist in providing guidance related to the financial compliance program requirements, identification of key controls, and related testing approaches to business partners as well as proactively monitor/evaluate current audit techniques, issues, and trends in performance, compliance, and financial operations.

Fundamental Components:
Additional Responsibilities Include:

-Review deficiencies for related business segments and collaborates with business partners and external auditors on practical solutions for remediation.
-Monitor organizational changes/trends and recommends innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the controls structure to Internal Audit leadership and business partners.

-Monitor enterprise financial compliance program forecasted and actual hours making adjustments where necessary and assists to provide regular reporting to SCA leadership.
-Act as a subject matter expert for risk assessment, control design, and financial frameworks for related business segments.
-Lead the coordination with the external auditors and assurance providers for related business segments.
-Identify program resource requirements and skillsets. Recruit, develop, and retain a high performing, high quality team.
-Lead the development and maintenance of an infrastructure of audit methodologies, tools, and communication protocols for related business segments.
-Lead the professional development of team members. Performs performance evaluations, and provides constructive and engaging feedback.
-Develop a high performing team to build the skillsets needed for an ongoing management succession plan and provides opportunities for staff to develop skillsets that can lead to different roles within the organization.
-Identify and implements various tools, technologies, and innovation in an effort to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the SCA team.
-Build strong relationships with business partners to provide value-added consultation to influence and strengthen operational efficiencies and effectiveness, and reduce risks related to material misstatements for related business segments.
-Drive strategic thinking and decision making to ensure the company is proactively addressing and anticipating risks, including promoting appropriate risk management, awareness, and mitigation for related business segments.
-Actively support a culture of transformation and anticipate the changes required in processes and risk management practices for related business segments.
-Demonstrate a willingness, to be a part of initiatives outside of Internal Audit (while considering audit's independent function/requirement) to become a trusted advisor and strategic leader for the related business segments.

Background Experience:
Required Qualifications:
-Minimum 7 years of professional business experience required, including 4 years in public accounting, internal audit, or other relevant areas.
-Minimum 2 years of advanced leadership/management experience with a proven track record of engaging, managing and motivating multi-level teams.
-Relevant Certificates or Licenses (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
-15% Travel required

Preferred Qualifications:
-Minimum 9 years of professional business experience.
-Masters Degree in Accounting, Business, Information Technology

Education :
Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business


Clinical Licensure:

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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