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Director, Internal Audit

Performant Financial
Livermore, CA
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Performant Financial Corporation

Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Director, Internal Audit
Job Code:2018-10-1A-021
Location:Livermore, CA
Status:Regular Full Time


The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for developing and implementing and evolving an enterprise

risk-based internal assessment and audit program framework and plans to assess, report on, and make suggestions for improving, and collaboration with internal departments to ensure remediation for the company’s key operational, financial, and information activities and internal controls. In addition, this positive will provides oversight and coordination of external audits of varying scope and complexity for clients, regulatory entities, and other stakeholders and governing bodies as may be applicable. 

-Understands areas applicable audit requirements for the company such as SOX (Sarbanes Oxley Compliance), SOC (Service Organizational Control Compliance), CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), client contractual requirements (including applicable FARs and other regulatory requirements), etc.   
-Develops, implements and evolves risk-based assessment and audit program including, but not limited to framework, plans, internal audit policies, workflows and procedures.
-Leads planning, coordination, tracking and communicating project statuses for various internal audit program activities and applicable external audits. (may include SOX, SOC, CFPB, ISO, CMMI, FARs impacting client contractual requirements, etc.)  
-Develops and executes reviews and testing of internal procedures and controls.
-Reviews, reports, provides recommendations and ensures appropriate updates to documentation of internal controls including narratives, process flowcharts, control descriptions and risk control matrices.
-Identifies areas of potential or real risks or gaps and provides recommendations for remediation planning.  
-Produces internal audit reports for various audiences (business process owners, senior management, board of directors, etc.) accordingly based upon type and scope of review, plan, and/or updates on outcomes and any remediation plans. 
-Partners with business process owners to ensure remediation plans and modifications to internal policies, procedures and controls are developed and implemented. 
-Serves as project lead for various external and internal audit activity; Acts as the liaison between business process owners.
-Develops and delivers educational tools and provides ongoing training to internal business functions with respect to internal controls.
-Acts as a subject matter expert on best practices regarding internal controls approach during process, system or policy changes.
-Collaborates internally and leverages external resources to monitor and report on changes in key regulations (SOX, SOC, CFPB, ISO, CMMI, FARs impacting client contractual requirements, etc.)  to ensure timely compliance.
-Manages the SOX compliance program and certification process.
-May manage or contribute to other compliance certification programs such as ISO and CMMI.
-May directly or indirectly lead staff performing a variety of audit functions; develops and leads audit resources effectively. 


Required Skills and Knowledge:
-Generally 8+ years of progressive experience designing, evolving and refining, evaluating, and monitoring internal controls, relevant audit programs and risk assessment.
-Demonstrated, detailed understanding of requirements and frameworks, program and documentation development, testing methodologies, and risk assessment practices relevant to Performant’s business (SOX, SOC, ISO/CMMI, CFPB, etc.)
-Demonstrated success in collaborating with cross-functional resources as well as external partners, service providers and constituents
-Strong influencing skills with the ability to build effective partnerships across the organization
-Flexibility and ability to adapt to a fast-paced culture, changes in the environment and shifts in priorities
-Expertise in planning and project management 
-Advanced written and verbal communication skills
-Strong experience with data modeling, reporting, analysis and presentation for various audiences (including the board of directors).
-Highest standards of ethics and integrity
-Solid management skills in building, leading and developing teams and resources
-May require occasional travel to out-of-state company locations.
Education and Experience:
-Active CPA license or CIA preferred, but not required
-Bachelor’s degree required, emphasis in Business, Finance or Accounting preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Requirements:
- Must submit to and pass background check. 
- Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.
- Must not have any current defaulted student loans.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors. 
- Performant is a government contractor. Client assignment for this position may require additional background and/or clearances.
- Must submit to and pass drug screen.
This Job Profile is subject to change at any time.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.


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