Sr. Internal Auditor


Houston, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 98 days ago

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Specific Responsibilities:
The Sr. Internal Auditor, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Internal Audit team at the company’s Houston office reporting to the Vice President, Internal Audit.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
• Developing audit risks, scopes, objectives, work programs and testing procedures as needed;
• Completing assigned audits, advisory engagements or special projects as the Lead or a team member;
• Documenting business and system processes as needed, identifying relevant risks and controls;
• Effectively and efficiently executing process design reviews and control testing procedures to fulfill audit objectives;
• Supervising and reviewing the work product of other audit team members when serving as the Lead;
• Preparing and organizing audit work papers to document work performed and support audit conclusions;
• Identifying audit findings and developing sound corrective recommendations;
• Leading or attending audit closing meetings to communicate audit work, findings and recommendations to management. Assist with action plan development;
• Performing test work related to SOX 404;
• Drafting well-written reports at the conclusion of audits covering audit scopes, procedures employed, findings and recommendations;
• Assisting with departmental projects related to audit planning, operations and Sarbanes-Oxley;
• Liaising with externalauditors as needed.

Job Qualifications

Professional Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting;
• CPA required, CIA and/or CISA also desirable;
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or internal audit;
• Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal);
• Strong teamwork orientation, with the ability to work independently as needed;
• Hands-on experience with Sarbanes-Oxley principles and testing required;
• Experience with operational / process auditing and identifying control gaps and process improvement opportunities;
• Proven strong aptitude for problem solving and root cause analysis;
• Knowledge and experience with SAP and Hyperion preferred;
• Experience in the oil and gas industry highly preferred, midstream experience a plus;
• Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.Overall light travel (<10%), with one or two trips lasting 2 – 3 weeks in duration.


Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

  • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
  • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
  • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
  • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
  • An approachable, likeable personality;
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
  • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
  • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
  • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
  • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
  • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
  • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.