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Job Summary


TennCare is Tennessee’s managed care Medicaid program that provides health insurance coverage to certain groups of low-income individuals such as pregnant women, children, caretaker relatives of young children, older adults, and adults with physical disabilities. TennCare provides coverage for approximately 1.4 million Tennesseans and operates with an annual budget of approximately $12 billion. It is run by the Division of TennCare with oversight and some funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).


TennCare’s mission is to improve the lives of Tennesseans by providing high-quality cost-effective care. To fulfill that purpose, we equip each employee for active participation and empower teams to communicate and work collaboratively to improve organizational processes in order to make a difference in the lives our members. Because of the positive impact TennCare has on the lives of the most vulnerable Tennesseans, TennCare employees report that their work provides them with a sense of meaning, purpose, and accomplishment. TennCare leadership understands that employees are our most valuable resource and ensures professional and leadership development are a priority for the agency.


The purpose of TennCare’s Office of Audit & Investigations is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve TennCare operations. Our internal auditors and IT auditors perform audits of TennCare’s business processes, systems/applications, fiscal transactions, and external partners to ensure compliance with state and federal law, identify potential risks, and recommend solutions to ultimately better the overall organization.

Job Responsibilities

• Leads assigned staff auditors in conducting audits of business processes, fiscal transactions, and external partners
• Reviews the work of assigned staff auditors to ensure accuracy and completion
• Analyzes the results of audits, reviews detailed reports that document the extent and scope of the examination, identifies problems, and recommends possible solutions
• Facilitates enterprise-wide preparation of annual risk assessments to ensure compliance with the Financial Integrity Act
• Effectively communicates with team members, supervisor, senior leadership, and external business partners


• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a Public Accountant in good standing and experience equivalent to three years of full-time increasingly responsible professional auditing work.
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree including thirty-six quarter hours in accounting and experience equivalent to three years of full-time increasingly responsible professional auditing work.
• A Certified Public Accountant with the State of Tennessee and experience equivalent to two years of full-time increasingly responsible professional auditing work.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in business administration with a major in accounting may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.

Additional Information


To see all the great benefits available to State of Tennessee employees, go to the TN.gov Benefits page:  https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/benefits.html

How to Apply

To apply for this job or see other opportunities at TennCare, visit the state of Tennessee’s Careers page today: https://www.tn.gov/careers/apply-here.html


  • Date Posted: March 18, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Government