Operations Audit Manager

CVR Refining   •  

Sugar Land, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities

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11 - 15 years

Posted 45 days ago

Company overview: CVR Energy, Inc (NYSE:CVI) operates as a holding company that owns majority interests in two separate operating subsidiaries: CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP (NYSE:UAN). CVR Refining Is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer of high-value transportation fuels In the mid-continent of the United States. CVR Partners is a leading nitrogen fertilizer producer and distributor In the heart of the Corn Belt.

Position Summary: Supports the Director of Internal Audit in the optimization of profits, safeguarding of Company assets and ensuring the reliability of operations and accuracy of data. Operates in a manner that is consistent with the Institute of Internal Auditors professional standards and code of ethics. Leads the operational audit program and maintains strong working relationships with operational audit client personnel. Helps drive the operational audit team delivery of the audit plan by planning, directing, and supervising the work of internal audit staff. Examines and appraises operating controls and procedures to support an opinion on the design and operating effectiveness of management activities and provides recommendations for improvement as appropriate. Play a key role in the maintenance of key business relationships, identification of key risks and development and implementation of future audit plans. Attends requisite meetings and manages the Internal Audit function in absence of the Director of Internal Audit.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA required
  • CIA, CPA or other related designations preferred
  • CEA or other EHS / Operational audit related certifications preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 10 years internal or external auditing, compliance or equivalent public accounting experience required
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of five years of experience with conducting operational audits, including awareness of environmental, health, safety and/or security
  • Understanding of internal audit for public corporation with experience in operations, internal control, accounting, and finance
  • Previous experience in operational audits or other technical field with experience working either in Internal Audit or Field Operations.
  • Experience managing a successful compliance program
  • Strong understanding of internal control concepts and risk assessment practices
  • High level of analytical skills facilitating the development of complex audit plans
  • Ability to resolve increasingly complex problems and adjust work schedule to accommodate unexpected changes
  • Possess strong leadership skills, including the ability to take charge, motivate others, interact with senior management, establish objectives and drive results
  • Organized and an independent problem solver with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Professional assertiveness and strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to create budgets and engagement plans, lead projects, and present final reports to auditees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively present to peers and management
  • Impeccable integrity, professionalism, and ethical standards
  • Advanced MS Excel spreadsheet and Word skills preferred
  • Experience with Oracle financials preferred
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required
  • Ability to travel when needed

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manages all day-to-day aspects of the internal audit work including the planning, investigations, schedule, budget, field execution, reporting, risk and issue management
  • Creates and executes audit plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Manage the execution of multiple engagements at a time, providing leadership and guidance to meet deadlines and ensure a high degree of quality work
  • Plans audits by conducting client interviews to further understanding of business unit and processes subject to audit, reviewing risk and control matrices, and assigning research areas
  • Provides oversight of audit staff
  • Leverage technical expertise in operations and operational audits when coaching and mentoring staff to ensure that staff are identifying appropriate risks and are designing audit procedures to effectively assess whether those risks have been mitigated
  • Conducts and manages planning documentation of audits to ensure expectations of audits are clearly defined to management
  • Reviews workpapers and reports to ensure adherence to standards and departmental methodology. Supports and/or facilitates adequate job training, appraises, learning opportunities and coaches performance of audit staff
  • Determines observations and conclusions, and discusses potential exceptions with audit clients
  • Monitors outstanding reported issues to ensure corrective action is taken
  • Takes ownership and accountability for standards and departmental methodology to ensure compliance
  • Provides assistance to the Director of Internal Audit in the annual performance goals and objectives, allocating resources, assessing annual performance and ensure goals and objectives were achieved
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

EXPECTED RESULTS

  • Provide appropriate guidance and leadership within the Internal Audit department
  • Establish and maintain solid business relationships within the department and with clients to facilitate audit execution
  • Effective communication between the Internal Audit department management and the areas/departments being reviewed
  • Ensure audits are delivered on time and accurate reporting of observations are provided to management
  • Organized and effective retention of supporting documents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to build high performing teams and work with other team members
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures