Kaiser Permanente Manager, SOX/Internal Controls in San Diego, California

Kaiser Permanente Membership Sales Service Administration (KP-MSSA), Sox and Internal Controls Department, is seeking aManager - Sarbanes Oxley.

The MSSA Internal Controls and Sox Team is charged with ensuring compliance with the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) and ensuring efficient and effective internal control processes throughout the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan Administration and Operation functions. This position supports the MSSA Membership Administration Controller and the Director of SOX and Internal Controls with setting MSSA policy and standards, project planning, reporting, and monitoring.

Manage the MSSA SOX compliance efforts, including, but not limited to, the following: - Develop and maintain SOX controls - Annual documentation of controls design - Quarterly/Annual documentation of controls operation, including testing of controls - Identification and classification of deficiencies - Provide subject matter expertise on the design and implementation of internal controls for membership accounting. - Assess quality of MSSA process documentation and controls testing to ensure compliance with Program guidelines - Coordination with Process Owners regarding SOX documentation, testing, evaluation, and necessary remediation - Coordinate with external auditors and other outside consultants to ensure timely completion of SOX attestation -Assist in planning and coordinating SOX training sessions and SOX planning/status meetings. - Develop and produce presentations and reports relevant to SOX project status, trends, and results. - Act as facilitator and problem solver for project related issues. - Provides administrative support to management on special projects that contribute to formulation of policies and procedures. - Implements and monitors policies and procedures related to controllership and compliance and related automated systems. - Maintain MSSA control data in GRC Risk Navigator, the KP Sarbanes-Oxley documentation system. - Able to perform special studies/projects of complex scope, which require independent development of innovative analytical approaches to resolve issues related to financial management and/or automated systems. - Up to 25% travel may be required to support operations in other cities. -Maintain relationships with SOX PMO, Regional Sox Teams, Business Process and Control Owners, Internal Audit, Compliance, External Auditors, IT and Access megas and other parties as necessary. - Works directly with external auditors and internal auditors with regard to SOX compliance, testing, and attestation. -Responsible for recommending modification to program policies and systems, as needed to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal and External audit findings

  • Responsible for initiating and coordinating with various internal and external parties including senior Program Offices Finance personnel, regional and Shared Service Organization Controllers, National Compliance personnel, Internal and External Audit personnel, Business Process and Control Owners, and such other personnel as necessary.

Essential Functions: - Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields. - Uses professional concepts in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways. - This job is the fully-qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position. - Demonstrates functional area business processes and assigned and thoroughly understands cross-functional areas. - Directs the analysis of enterprise-wide or very complex client needs in project areas such as new/existing business operating models, innovative approaches to solutions support, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment. - Directs the development of comprehensive and strategic business cases with cost/benefit dimensions of proposed projects that are used at management and executive levels for funding and scope decisions. - Accountable for tracking and/or monitor and report for senior mgmt the results of actualization of benefits. - Directs/conducts the analysis of current business processes and functional requirements. - Prepares appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information. - May develop project plans. - Identifies and coordinates within other project managers and implements schedule deadlines as appropriate. - Manages common resource demands. - Provides on-going project management and status reporting at all levels. - Provides advice and input into the project plan.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum ten (10) years of experience, to include a minimum three (3) years in a consulting role. - Minimum five (5) years of experience in a relevant environment such as a healthcare environment. Education - Bachelor's degree required. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A

Additional Requirements: - Influences multiple cross-functional and/or multiple cross divisional task forces to identify and document functional requirements, workflow, information sources and system/process specifications. - May establish cross-functional task forces. - Thorough knowledge of platforms of the assigned functional areas and multiple cross functionally based on assignment. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: - Certification or advanced qualification by third party association that matches the function or field applicable to the business discipline (such as AHIP or HIAA) preferred. - Certification by professional society or industry group such as AHIP or HIAA preferred.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Manager, SOX/Internal ControlsLOCATION San Diego, CAREQNUMBER 605026

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.