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Cigna Financial Audit Lead Analyst (Internal Audit) - Express Scripts in St. Louis, Missouri


The Staff Internal Auditor works with audit management and business management to identify internal areas or functions needing review and plans for necessary audits. This position conducts reviews of medium complexity or assists with more complex reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities. The Staff Internal Auditor evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls over the activities reviewed. This position will report findings to business management and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements. May provide training and act as a mentor to less experienced team members.

Position will assist the Internal Audit department in providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations at Express Scripts. Internal Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


  • Focus on quality and service.

  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues using innovative solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage a heavy workload.

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information is critical.

  • Knowledge of audit standards, policies and procedures.

  • Obtains, analyzes, and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control.

  • Plans or assists in planning, the scope of the audit, and prepares or assists in preparing the audit program.

  • Surveys functions and activities in assigned areas under review to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control in achieving established objectives.

  • Prepares formal written reports, as requested, expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control.

  • Makes, or assists in making, oral or written presentation to management during and at the conclusion of the examination, discusses deficiencies, recommends corrective action, and suggests improvement in operations and reductions in cost.

  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field.

  • 2 + years of experience in auditing, accounting, or finance; or a Master’s degree.

  • Public accounting experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of audit standards, policies, or procedures.

  • Understanding of business operations and processes is helpful.

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information is critical.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate deadlines and travel.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with presentation skills.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues using innovative solutions.

  • Knowledge of the PBM or healthcare industry is helpful.


If your niche is in financial reporting and analysis, underwriting, cash management, audit or investor relations, our Finance department may be a perfect fit for you. Our teams within Finance work together to ensure that spending stays on track and that we remain a profitable industry leader. We’re always on the lookout for innovative people who will bring outside-the-box thinking to our team.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.