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Kaiser Permanente Audit Project Manager Oakland in Oakland, California

This position will work within the Health Plan portfolio in Internal Audit Services. It is also referred to as Marketing, Sales, Service, and Administration (MSSA). The team strives to improve the growth, competitive position, and performance of each KP region and KP as a whole by enhancing capabilities and effectively responding to the evolving needs and expectations of health benefits customers, members, regulators, and the health benefits marketplace.

Performs and participates in planning various and diverse operational and financial audits, reviews and special projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

-Leads the field execution of diverse audits, reviews, and special projects. Drives the audit planning process by identifying key risks and assessment of project scope alternatives to identify an appropriate testing approach.

-Leads the planning, scheduling, and field supervision of assigned audit projects. Ensures projects are moving forward by working effectively with client and IAS management.

-Efficiently and effectively leads the audit team to successful project completion.

-Identifies, suggests, and helps implement new/improved audit approaches, tools, and techniques.

-Ensures that all workpapers prepared as part of the audit engagement include sufficient evidence to support audit conclusions, and meet IIA Standards/IAS policies.

-Professionally communicates scope, purpose, and conclusions both verbally and in writing.

-Actively coach staff and deliver feedback throughout the audit engagement.

-Support development of the assigned practice area by actively contributing perspective to the team's priorities and risk assessments, identifying areas where further research and development would be value-added, creating audit tools, establishing client relationships, and identifying and sharing relevant information.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum five (5) years of auditing or comparable experience required; to include increasing levels of internal project management experience.


Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, 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:

Demonstrated ability to plan, supervise & perform integrated audits and data analysis, and effectively utilize general audit software such as ACL, AutoAudit, etc.

Demonstrated project management skills.

Demonstrated ability to build & lead a cohesive audit team, and mentor audit staff.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with middle management.

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

At time of hire Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); or Certified Public Accountant (CPA); or Certified Informational Systems Auditor (CISA); or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


TITLE: Audit Project Manager Oakland

LOCATION: Oakland, California


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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.