LifePoint Health SOX/Internal Controls Team Member – Remote in Brentwood, Tennessee

April 3, 2024

Job Description


SOX/Internal Controls Team Member

Who we are:

At Lifepoint Health, we provide quality healthcare to rural communities. As a valued member of our team, you will be an integral part of a group working together to elevate Lifepoint’s healthcare delivery network.Our network includes 60 community hospitals, 60 rehabilitation/behavioral health hospitals, and 250 additional sites of care across the United States.As an organization, we are dedicated to serving communities nationwide by providing exceptional care. We believe in the power of our talented teams and strive to create environments where employees find purpose and fulfillment.

What you’ll do:

As a SOX/Internal Controls Team Member, you will be responsible for ensuring that the ERP’s internal control environment, is designed, implemented, and tested to meet the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, resulting in efficient operations, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with laws and regulations

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive SOX compliance strategy for the ERP implementation, including the establishment and integration of internal controls, ensuring adherence to SOX requirements and industry best practices
  • Engage with business process owners and the Implementation Team to identify and prioritize high-risk areas for control design and testing.
  • Partner with the Implementation Team to seamlessly integrate designed controls into system processes, ensuring their effective implementation
  • Engage with internal audit to develop a testing plan to evaluate the effectiveness of SOX controls, defining appropriate testing methodologies and frequencies.
  • Support internal audit in the execution of control testing, including IT general controls and application controls, to validate their effectiveness and identify any deficiencies.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and gaps in ERP system processes and financial reporting controls.
  • Collaborate with process owners and the Implementation Team to develop remediation plans for identified deficiencies. Track remediation plans to completion
  • Provide status updates on SOX compliance activities, control testing results and identified issues and risks.
  • Educate and support end-users on security controls, policies, procedures, and best practices.

What you’ll need:

EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:Professional certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • **Experience in developing and integrating internal controls, preferably with experience in one or more ERP implementation.
  • Knowledge of internal control frameworks, such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and their application in an IT environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess and mitigate security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, along with an ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at various levels of the organization.
  • Familiarity with security best practices, industry standards, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Experience conducting security risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and security testing using relevant tools and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and their impact on internal controls and financial reporting.

*Why choose us: *

As a team member of the Health Support Center, our goal is to support those that are in our facilities who are interfacing and providing care to our patients and community members. Our focus is to attract, retain, and empower a diverse and determined workforce. Our mission statement is at the heart of who we are and what we do: “Making Communities Healthier.” In this shared mission, we believe that our collective efforts will shape a healthier future for the communities we serve.

Benefits:We offer an excellent total compensation package, including a competitive salary and benefits. Some of our benefits include 401k, flexible PTO, generous Employee illness benefit (EIB), medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and an Employee Assistance Program. We believe that happy, healthy people have a passionate engagement with life and work and have designed our package to enhance your wellbeing.

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Organization: *LifePoint Health Support Center

Title: SOX/Internal Controls Team Member – Remote

Location: Tennessee-Brentwood

Requisition ID: 7410-7273









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