Manager/Director of Healthcare Audit (Remote)

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Team CATHEXIS elevates the government contracting experience through rapid response, deep skill, and thoughtful problem-solving and communication. Our core capabilities are our top-tier program and project management, data analytics, and audit services, the backbone of which is our integrated approach to operational excellence.

You worked hard to get to where you are. You strive to make every day better than the day before. So do we. Team CATHEXIS operates with an all-in mindset. We are working together to create a company that supports our shared values and individual goals. Our values are centered around Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence in everything we do for our employees, clients, partners, and communities. We believe success is best when we listen and lead with empathy; model high standards of ethics to provide a rewarding candidate experience; work hard, have fun, and appreciate the strengths we all bring to the team; and empower our employees to create innovative and trusted results.

We are looking for a dynamic Manager/Director of Healthcare Audit to join our team! As a member of the Audit & Integrity Solutions Practice, the Manager/Director of Healthcare Audit will lead CATHEXIS’ effort supporting the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Internal Audit (IA).  

This position is contingent on federal contract award. 


  • Plan, perform and oversee financial, compliance and performance audits of hospitals and healthcare programs and operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Lead all internal audit and advisory services including strategic, financial, operational and information systems audits and special projects to assess the existence, effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare operations, business controls, financial information, and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Evaluate audit risks, identifying systemic weaknesses, and making recommendations to mitigate and prevent recurrence.
  • Plan and administer the annual risk-based audit work plan.
  • Initiate and lead complex IT, evaluation, and quality improvement projects to support ethics, improve quality of care, and enhance effectiveness in patient care.
  • Design, plan and prepare audit programs, audit tools, the audit planning document, working paper templates, and risk assessments documented in TeamMate+ audit software.
  • Research audit criteria (e.g., laws, rules, regulations, policies, contract requirements), and perform interviews and surveys of program personnel, organizational leadership, and healthcare providers.
  • Develop the audit scope, identifying, reviewing and analyzing audit evidence.
  • Develop and write audit manuals, editorial style (reporting) manual, audit advisory services manual, and audit-related policies and procedures for internal audit function.
  • Define issues and determine root causes and effects for internal control deficiencies.
  • Document and evaluate healthcare operations and business processes and procedures for internal controls, effectiveness, and efficiency.
  • Review audit working papers for sufficiency, completeness and compliance with GAGAS audit standards.
  • Draft written audit findings, recommendations and complex audit reports based on results of audit fieldwork in accordance with GAGAS audit standards.
  • Communicate the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports, memoranda, and oral presentations on a timely basis.
  • Provide sound audit recommendations to senior management.
  • Oversee audit fieldwork including supervision of subordinate audit staff.
  • Direct all work activities from planning through report issuance.
  • Evaluate performance, coach, counsel, and develop staff to ensure accurate and timely customer service and service delivery.
  • Provide leadership to direct reports and other audit staff assigned to healthcare audits.
  • Assist the Practice Head for Audit & Integrity Solutions in planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring audit operations for VHA IA.
  • Meet strict deadlines and deliverables schedule with superior quality.
  • Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with Chapter 3 of GAGAS.
  • Maintain independence in fact and appearance at all times in relation to the engagements performed.
  • Maintain 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) annually.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Healthcare Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • Professional certification required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Other certifications will be considered (i.e., Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), certification in healthcare compliance, etc.)
  • Experience in leading financial, operational and performance auditing for hospitals, physician practice plans, and/or health plans.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and auditing practices procedures and healthcare operations, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of GAGAS requirements.
  • Experience preparing, conducting, and leading audit interviews of personnel at all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to independently develop and write audit manuals, style (reporting) manuals, audit advisory services manuals, and audit-related policies and procedures for an internal audit function.
  • Ability to foster teamwork and maintain harmonious working relationships with staff members, customers, co-workers and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience working with senior management and audit committees.
  • Extensive skills in audit planning and ability to lead a cross functional team.
  • Superior mentoring and coaching skills with ability to train staff and develop staff's skills
  • Ability to complete work accurately within established deadlines, working independently and as a leader.
  • Ability to work independently with latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow.
  • Proven ability to make decisions and execute a plan.
  • Sound professional judgment and superior negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, other computer assisted audit tools (CAATs) including TeamMate+ audit software to prepare audit work papers, reports, memos, summaries, and analyses
  • Willingness and ability to perform in an individual contributor role when required—not just supervise others.
  • Comfortable working in a highly matrixed reporting environment.
  • Ability to follow a time sensitive audit schedule, meet deliverables and deadlines with superior quality audit product.
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a NACI background investigation (National Agency Check with Inquiries)

CATHEXIS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability EEO IS THE LAW. The Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company’s written Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request by contacting [email protected] . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact the Recruiting Department [email protected]

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Cathexis operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA. Cathexis was founded in 2006. It has 102 total employees. To see all 28 open jobs at Cathexis, click here.
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