Auditor I - Contract Compliance
We are a leading provider of payment accuracy services to the most recognized companies in the healthcare and retail industries. We are seeking innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers who are interested in contributing to improving our retail clients’ profitability and want to be part of a team that provides opportunities for career growth. If you want to make a difference and contribute to the service we provide our Retail clients, consider an opportunity to join our global retail recovery team as an Auditor.
The critical function of a Contract Compliance Auditor I is to audit billings from our clients’ suppliers in order to identify and quantify areas of financial non-compliance with contract terms. The work requires assessment of transaction data in relation to relevant contract provisions, and investigation of apparent areas of non-compliance with contract provisions. Verified instances of financial non-compliance often result in cost recoveries for our clients, as well as future savings from root cause identification and process improvement recommendations.
Identify and Support Claims:
Utilizes audit experience to perform audit procedures that include collecting and analyzing data and documents received from our clients and their suppliers and assessing for accuracy and appropriateness.
Communicate the results of your analysis clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal forms, to internal, supplier and client personnel.
Work independently, often balancing work activities between multiple audit engagements, ensuring each project continues to progress toward timely completion.
Effectively Utilize Audit Tools
Utilize and demonstrate proficiency with audit tools, including MS Excel, IDEA, and others as appropriate. Perform data mining and analytics in order to verify and validate billing accuracy and compliance issues, and to support audit claims.
Meet or Exceed Standards/Guidelines for Productivity
In addition to regular and predictable attendance, maintain production goals by maintaining strong project management skills and moving a group of audits forward toward completion each day.
Meet or Exceed Standards/Guidelines for Quality
Demonstrate consistency in producing high quality work product. Implement self-check and review and work to eliminate calculation errors and inconsistencies. Participate in peer review of audit work to help the team maintain high quality standards.
Prepare Audit Reports and Communication with Clients and Suppliers
Help draft and issue audit reports that summarize completed audit activities and audit findings. Communicate and present audit results. Provide support of claims in both verbal and written form that is clear, concise and persuasive.
Review Contract and Client Transactions
Demonstrate aptitude in reviewing contract language in order to identify key, financial related provisions. Become familiar with supplier data support for invoicing and identify and capture relevant records that justify billable amounts.
Training and Development
Participate in team knowledge sharing and training activities. Exhibit personal initiative in learning new analytic tools and communication skills. Able to accept and provide constructive feedback in a collaborative team environment.
What we’re looking for:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, and/or Business Administration or related field required
Master’s in Accounting or Law degree preferred
Two to four years of experience working in accounting, auditing and/or data mining positions, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Additional education and certifications including Master of Accountancy, CPA, CFE, CIA, CFF, CISA strongly preferred
Forensic accounting, advanced excel modeling (conditional formulas, lookups, pivot tables, arrays, and VBA programming), and data mining experience are also highly desirable
Must be a self-starter and able to work independently in a home office
Strong technical skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint; IDEA, ACL a plus
Strong project management skills required
Excellent communication skills
Work Location / Travel
Position will work from home the majority of the time
Work location must be in the continental US
Will require travel up to 15%
Must have a dedicated and secure work area with high speed internet access / connectivity (cable, modem or DSL)...provided at your own cost. Other equipment will be provided by the company.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.