: IT Audit Manager
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Employee Testimonials

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Position Summary:

Our Internal Audit team helps athena improve processes, achieve compliance certification and reduce risk by performing SOX controls testing and conducting operational and IT audits. They also support the organization by managing compliance audits and addressing clients audit requests to demonstrate our ability to comply with HIPAA and contractual terms.

Essential Functions (Duties and Responsibilities):

60% SOX ITGC testing

  • Manage SOX ITGC testing across multiple systems and with different departments within the Company, outside consultants
  • Communicate audit results internally and to external auditors

15% Internal Consulting

  • Partner with key stakeholders in Finance and IT to provide value added consulting for Company initiatives such as new system implementations, systems integrations from M&A activity, and business process transformation
  • Participate in 3rd party risk management activities such as vendor due diligence and vendor monitoring

15% Process Optimization

  • Lead IA initiatives for adopting new technologies such as robotic process automation

10% Coordinate execution of internal controls and certification audits

  • Facilitate compliance certifications such as SOC 1 and SOC 2, through cross functional engagement and coordination with external auditors

Education & Experience Required:

  • A Bachelors degree in Accounting, MIS, Computer Science or other relevant field from an accredited college or university
  • CISA certification/willingness to obtain one
  • Five years experience in SOX IT controls required. Experience in public accounting and/or healthcare industry preferred
  • Experience with other certifications and compliance areas such as SOC 1 and SOC 2, and implementing controls and risk management frameworks such as COSO/COBIT/NIST preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Employee Testimonials

Olivia Adams
Lead Member Of Technical Staff

“I enjoy working at athenahealth because I am making something that matters.  My passion isn’t writing code - it’s what writing code enables me to do, which is make something for other people.  And there’s no nobler cause than healthcare.”


Sherry Cheuk
Product Operations Manager

“athenahealth has a mission to transform healthcare, which is something I really admire.  Every company out there is trying to grow, but I think our focus on making an impact and delivering value is really powerful.  Our work is about improving people’s lives.”