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Oakland, CA

 Director Audit - Kaiser Permanente

Location: Oakland, CA

Additional Locations: 
Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E. Walnut St., 393 E. Walnut St., Pasadena,California, 91188

Job Number: 764741

Date posted: 01/22/2019




Performs a strategic assessment and management function within Internal Audit. Responsible for assigned area's maintaining a collaborative and consultative relationship with customers.


Essential Responsibilities:


- Develops the strategy and sets priorities for multiple practice areas and regions, leveraging and engaging other members of the team as necessary.  Takes the lead role in driving practice area/regional development based on risk assessment activities, client interactions, and industry knowledge.  Directs the on-going risk assessment process.


- Able to communicate complex issues into business terms and impact

- Identifies and leads continuous improvement efforts within IAS.

- Plays a lead role in the coordination of audit projects with other audit and compliance functions to maximize efficiency and coverage of key risk areas.

 - Hires, develops, and manages an effective and diverse workforce.

- Plans, schedules and supervises assigned audit projects and staff in accordance with the audit plan, project budgets, and milestones.   Reviews and approves project level risk assessments, develops audit plan programs, reviews work papers, and approves/prepares reports.  Adheres to professional and IAS standards.


Basic Qualifications:



  Minimum seven (7) years of professional auditing or comparable experience required.


  Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or information systems or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration



Additional Requirements:


- Same functional knowledge and skills as Manager, Internal Audit with the addition of demonstrated experience integrating various priorities, internal issues, and situation analyses into a cohesive strategic approach to department management.

- Ability to adapt to changing conditions and respond to evolving needs.

- Demonstrate career progression and increasing responsibilities as well as the ability to lead teams



Preferred Qualifications:

- Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience to include increasing levels of internal audit and project management experience preferred.

- Enterprise shared services operational experience desired

- Master's degree preferred.

- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

- Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)


Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM

Working Hours End: 5:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt

Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports

Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services

Department: Internal Audit Services

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time


Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.​