• Lead Audit Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Quartz is seeking an experienced leader to join our Internal Audit team as a Lead Audit Analyst. This person will mentor and delegate work to other staff members in the department, while overseeing external audits and developing complex test plans to ensure financial and regulatory compliance.


    • Utilize knowledge of internal controls, company operational and financial processes and regulatory requirements to develop and implement audit plans that effectively mitigate financial, compliance, operational and reputational risks
      • Establish complex analytic programs to effectively identify sources of financial, compliance, operational and reputational risks.
      • Independently interpret regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with applicable law(s) and contractual obligations.
    • Oversee audits performed by other Internal Audit staff:
      • Ensure management has established appropriate internal controls over significant financial, regulatory and operational information for accuracy, reliability, and timeliness
      • Identify and make recommendations for improvements to audits or to operational processes, while rewarding and recognizing accomplishments and success
      • Provide training, as needed, & serve as a primary source of information for staff
    • Perform and lead audits of complex business operations and lead meetings to discuss audit findings, trends and recommendations
      • Offer data-driven recommendations to challenge business decisions and strengthen internal controls to mitigate future risks.
      • Thoroughly document and keep accurate records of findings to support all audit observations to withstand critical scrutiny; thoroughly document audit procedures.
    • Represent Internal Audit on committees and serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on projects across the organization.


    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Management Information Systems, related discipline
    • 5+ years of experience in corporate auditing, accounting or finance or 3+ years of experience in public accounting.
    • Proficiency and demonstrated skill with Microsoft Excel and Access, as well as query tools such as Business Objects, SAS, SQL Developer, or Impact Intelligence.
    • Prior experience leading other individuals and teams required.
    • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is preferred.
    • Prior experience in MAR and/or SOX and ERM is preferred.
    • Prior experience auditing information technology processes and health insurance operations is preferred
    • Strong communication and organizational skills – must be able to translate auditing steps, key findings and recommendations to management in a narrative report and verbal discussion as well as interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.

    Applicants for this position will have the option of working full-time from one of our offices in Madison, WI. Quartz offers an excellent benefit and compensation package, opportunity for professional growth and a professional culture built upon the foundation of Respect, Responsibility & Relationships.


    Quartz values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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