Senior Internal Auditor

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Principal Duties and Responsibilities


§       Conduct and lead audits on an individual and team basis.  Perform engagements that meet or exceed Company policies and procedures, Internal Audit Charter, and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) framework.

§       Plan, execute, and close audits in a timely and professional manner.  Ensure effective communication with all parties and far enough in advance to allow for issue and bottleneck resolution.

§       Develop nature, timing, and extent of audit procedures following IIA guidelines and sound audit procedures.

§       Conduct risk assessments and review past audits and current information to help develop the audit plan that will contain the nature, timing, and extent of testing.

§       Maintain positive and effective communication with all employees, external auditors, and consultants, while maintaining independence, objectivity, and professionalism.

§       Identify areas for improving the efficiency of processes through bottleneck reductions, business simplification, and reducing risk.  The ultimate goal is to add value to the organization through improving Company’s operations.

§       Handle confidential and sensitive information with honesty, integrity, and trust, while maintaining the highest level of ethical standards.  Ensure Due Professional Care.

§       Share best practices and lessons learned with audit team from completed audits.

§       Use audit software (e.g. TeamMate) to keep all documentation current, from audit plans to final reports, as well as time utilization.

§       Create work products that are flexible, understandable, and usable by others.

§       Must be able to use or gain effective knowledge of PeopleSoft ERP System, TeamMate, and Computer Aided Audit Technologies (CAATs) such as ACL or IDEA.

§       Develop and nurture working relationships with employees outside of the Internal Audit Department and act as an ambassador for the Internal Audit Department and its mission.

§       Prepare well-written work products using clear language, sound logic, and proper grammar and spelling.


Minimum Requirements for this position


·         Manufacturing experience or direct knowledge of rig operations and offshore drilling a plus

·         Strong communication skills (including oral, general writing, report writing, and presentation)

·         Problem identification and solution skills (including core, conceptual, and analytical thinking)

·         Keeping up to date with industry and regulatory changes and professional standards

·         Competency with accounting framework, tools, and techniques

·         Must uphold the highest level of integrity and Ethical standards

·         Maintain confidentiality in the handling of sensitive information

·         Must be able to apply judgment, objectivity, and professional skepticism in the evaluation of audit information

·         Ability to collaborate and work in a team-oriented environment

·         Action-oriented, Demonstrates a sense of urgency to meet audit project needs

·         Intellectual curiosity and a desire for self-development

·         Coachable

·         Knowledgeable in process analysis, risk analysis, and control assessment techniques

·         Familiarity with data collection and analysis tools and techniques

·         Ability to identify control weaknesses and provide solutions

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required (Advanced MS Excel and MS Word skills preferred)