• Senior Auditor - IT/Analytics

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 3:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2107
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Business Measurement and Evaluation
  • Overview

    As a Streamer, you will join a company with a rich culture focused on cultivating an environment of collaboration, collegiality and entrepreneurship towards delivering value to our customers every day. 

     

    The Internal Audit team is a group of trusted advisors, change agents and value creators.  The Senior Auditor – IT/Analytics position is a highly visible role and a key contributor that provides data analytic/IT audit Subject Matter expertise for internal audit. Strong professional presence, technical expertise, business sense, and a passion to help improve the overall internal control environment of Stream is essential to this position.  Developing plans and supporting internal partners to understand the key role they play in maintaining strong internal controls will be critical in reducing risk, increasing operational efficiency, and protecting shareholders, customers, and employees.

     

    The Senior Auditor – IT/Analytics is instrumental in developing and executing the Internal Audit plan.  This consists of project-based assignments in the areas of internal controls, enterprise risk management, operational audits, fraud prevention, technology audits and continuous improvement of our audit process.

     

    The Senior Auditor – IT/Analytics brings a passion for data-driven analysis and eagerness to understand business processes. This individual will:

    • Support the execution of Stream Energy’s Internal Audit’s plan.
    • Work with and analyze complex data from various sources.
    • Write SQL queries from scratch to support Internal Audit projects.
    • Execute ad hoc analyses, code reviews, and data extractions requested by Internal Audit team members.
    • Navigate a variety of servers, data types, and data structures.
    • Manipulate large data sets to complete statistical and other analyses.
    • Develop custom analytics for operations, finance and technology audits.
    • Create solutions supporting continuous risk assessment, control auditing, data mining and fraud detection.
    • Assist clients in applying key frameworks including COSO/COBIT and Cybersecurity framework assessment for internal controls.
    • Plan, organize, and execute IT audit engagements of IT internal controls, application controls, technology infrastructure, ICFR controls, and IT processes throughout the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the development and completion of a comprehensive risk based internal audit plan, including ITGC testing.
    • Responsible for planning and performing data analytics procedures for information systems and related processes in a complex, multi-platform environment.
    • In conjunction with analytic procedure development, collaborate with other team members to plan and perform risk-based business process reviews and effectively communicate results to management.
    • Develop and execute data analytics procedures using Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques (CAATs) including continuous audit activities.
    • Provide technical support in the assessment, design and implementation of ITGC requirements.
    • Evaluate and test the client-related business process and IT controls and identify areas of risk for each.
    • Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues, as well as other opportunities for overall process improvement.
    • Execute assigned client engagements from start to completion, which includes the overall planning, execution, and completion of engagements.  This includes all phases of the audit process including: planning, identifying risks, establishing objectives and scope of work, creating the audit program, performing the audit fieldwork, documentation of work performed, and meeting audit project milestones.
    • Develop remediation strategies/plans to assist control owners in enhancing the design and operating effectiveness of the internal control environment.
    • Manage multiple work streams simultaneously and re-prioritizing tasks when unanticipated issues arise.
    • Participate in fraud investigations and other internal audit assignments (as needed).
    • Collaborates with audit team members to ensure conformance with acceptable standards, plans, and schedules.
    • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the company’s strategy and business operations.
    • Builds and maintains working relationships with management, peers, audit team, and other stakeholders.
    • Engage with the business stakeholders to stay informed of changes and new initiatives within the business and technology areas and sharing audit perspectives relating to risk identification and mitigation.
    • Identify and analyze complex issues, problems and improvement opportunities and develop conclusions and practical recommendations.
    • Communicate audit results to Internal Audit supervision and senior management and client area management.
    • Perform or lead follow-up reviews to ensure that appropriate corrective actions have been implemented by client management.
    • Pursues professional development opportunities, including professional training, professional memberships, and shares information gained with the audit team.
    • Maintains independence and objectivity.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience
    • Big 4 Accounting Firm or Public Company experience preferred.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Data Science, Information Technology Assurance, Computer Science, Information Technology, Accounting or related fields.
    • Certification(s) Preferred: CIA, CPA or CISA.
    • Thorough knowledge and a proven record of success in completing aspects of
      the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Internal Control methodologies and terminology e.g. COSO, COBIT.
    • Understanding of current issues key executives contemplate and how Internal Audit can play a role within the organization to address the risks.
    • Demonstrates a proven record of success in a role directing company- or firm-wide functions within, the following areas as it applies to the planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate complex financial, operational, IT and compliance related engagements:
      • Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance readiness programs
      • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
      • Financial and operational fraud risk management
      • Antifraud internal controls

    Skills Preferred:

    • Demonstrates thorough levels of, and/or a proven record of success with, the following skills and abilities:
    • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
    • Proficiency in PC applications, with demonstrated ability to develop and apply spreadsheets, database and research tools and graphic presentations.
    • Proficient in writing SQL queries from scratch from disparate systems and databases for data analysis.
    • Proficiency with Data Analytics and Software (e.g. IDEA, ACL, QlikView, Power BI).
    • Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product and to remain up to date on company hot topics while sharing the knowledge amongst the team where applicable.
    • Collaborating directly with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients; understanding the client's business; communicating the range of Internal Audit services to the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner and actively participating in client discussions and meetings.
    • Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project deadlines with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to leadership.
    • Evaluating internal controls design; identify key risks and controls, develop and or review audit programs, benchmark IT processes and controls as well as perform controls optimization.

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