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National Senior Director of Quality Assurance -

Company: Southwest Key Programs Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Congratulations to our Spirit of Service Award winners! This time, we're revealing our Top Tier Programs, CommUNITY, and Above & Beyond award winners. Congratulations to our Spirit of Service Award winners! This time, we're revealing our Rising Stars & Innovation Award winners. Congratulations to our Spirit of Service Award winners! This time, we're revealing our Leaders of the Year & Forever Familia Award winners. To undertake the noble task of being a mental health hero and providing care to people who have experienced severe forms of trauma, it's important to have compassion. After weeks of preparation, the Nueces County JJAEP were excited to finally kick off the official start of Spring. How? A new student garden. National experts have established a dangerous link: School discipline, dropout rates, and referrals enable the school-to-prison pipeline. Trina Price and Nancy Flores are bright, motivated entrepreneurs with fantastic ideas. We were able to sit down with them and learn more about their vision, along with what advice they'd share with aspiring business leaders. We're proud to honor three more #SWKHeroes. Congratulations to Alejandra Calderon, Stefanie Miranda and Lazara Arroyo! When a person experiences any form of trauma, certain things can trigger severe reactions. De-escalation strategies can help people recover from these reactions. Serving kids and families is more than a job, it's a calling. That's why we have Southwest Key's Employee Giving fund. We want to keep giving back to the communities and families in need, especially during tough times. With students struggling to stay engaged this school year, Bell County JJAEP found an surprising opportunity for engagement with the nearby Fort Hood. Serving kids and families is more than a job, it's a calling. That's why we have Southwest Key's Employee Giving fund. We want to keep giving back to the communities and families in need, especially during tough times. Migrant workers throughout America influence our daily lives in so many ways, often unseen-and they're at a higher risk for COVID-19. Serving kids and families is more than a job, it's a calling. That's why we have Southwest Key's Employee Giving fund. We want to keep giving back to the communities and families in need, especially during tough times. Education is a huge part of life at Southwest Key. But in 2020, education at Southwest Key needed to go virtual-and fast. Learn the impact and history of the Flores Settlement Agreement and how it affects Immigrant Children's Shelters with this infographic. Trauma-Informed Care practices enable Southwest Key Programs to do our best work and truly help children and families thrive. There are a lot of reasons why people don't vote, even though it's in everyone's best interests to make their voices heard on election day. So we put together a short list of common reasons why people don't vote-and why those reasons are nonsense. Today, we bring you two stories of success and hope for job seekers from Workforce Solutions. Read on to discover how Southwest Key helped Ryan Flores and Horacio Pena find the right opportunity for them and their families. Discover the story of how Southwest Key therapist Nicholas Dallas Raines used FFT to help a family of comedians build each other up. We are a nonprofit, charitable 501(c)(3) social service, education, and community development organization. Our Mission
Opening doors to opportunity so individuals can achieve their dreams. Our Vision
Every person has an opportunity to thrive in a community that fosters success and social equity. Work With Us
We're always interested in new ways to help families and their communities. If you're a vendor with a product or service that might be a good fit for our programs, feel free to browse our current requests for proposals (RFPs). You can find our national RFPs through RFPDB and Texas-specific RFPs on Texas Smart Buy . National Senior Director of Quality Assurance - Location US-TX-Austin Posted Date 5 days ago (3/4/2022 10:32 PM) Job ID 2022-19049 # Positions 1 Job Summary: The Senior Director, Quality Assurance role within the Performance Quality Improvement department is responsible for covering all aspects of internal audit activity and aims to provide leadership reasonable assurance that work performed by the department conforms with audit methodology and meets quality standards (e.g., industry standards and regulatory requirements). The Senior Director, Quality Assurance role is expected to independently own audit quality assurance activities and execute timely deliverables, regionally and nationally, while also contributing to the advancement of departmental objectives. #SWHQ Essential Functions: Act as a leader, developing and promoting a workplace culture that values diversity of thought, promotes integrity and creates an atmosphere that supports coaching and fosters accountability. Engage as a team player across peer group and in influencing audit management. Maintain knowledge of audit quality assurance and improvement program and audit portfolio including industry trends, business risks, control frameworks, management strategy, regulatory practices; and understands the business' products, systems, and processes. Continuously improve the audit function, identifying opportunities for improvement with thoughtful solutions, partnering with business partners. Execute the quality assurance plan, performing reviews of planning processes, risk assessments, audit execution, regulatory and audit issue validations, and other/thematic topical reviews. Develop and execute QA testing programs designed to effectively assess the department's conformance with audit methodology, industry standards and regulatory requirements, including challenging audit scope, execution, and conclusions. Challenge audit teams on work performed, including appropriateness of scope, risks and controls identified, risk ratings, controls testing (design and operating effectiveness, inclusive of depth of testing), sampling, sustainability, and conclusions. Influence management to understand purpose of QA observations and obtain agreement with limited management involvement. Develop QA reports with the ability to contextualize findings to support rating, aligning to issues identified and communicating improvement opportunities to the audit teams and audit management. Perform ongoing monitoring of open QA issues, escalate potential delays, and appropriately validate the closure of action plans in line with procedures. Partner with audit teams as a trusted advisor to support high quality work products and promote accountability to sustain growth while expanding services on a global scale. Proactively escalate potential issues impacting delivery and manage deliverables, anticipating risks or challenges and evaluating alternatives/solutions. Proactively communicate issues, articulating the relevance of root causes across audit quality assurance reviews, and anticipate emerging issues that impact the department's risk profile, audit methodology and audit practices. Qualifications and Requirements: Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Strategy, Operations, Learning and Organizational Change, or similar Advanced proficiency in audit methodology and risk/controls assessments Strong analytical/modeling skills with ability to convert raw data into actionable business insights Must be flexible to work with issues spanning several topics and understand position is not restricted to one functional area Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), (or ability to obtain a certification within 1-2 years) Preferred: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, or ISO Knowledge of Project Management Physical Demands: Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds. General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer uses at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Southwest Key Programs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The -Southwest Key Programs provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Southwest Key Programs Inc., Austin , National Senior Director of Quality Assurance -, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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