Internal Auditor - Job Family (2 Positions)

Nisource Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 2 weeks ago

Introduction

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for identifying business risks and conducting audits of the financial, operational, and compliance processes across all NiSource business units. Internal Auditors are responsible for completing testing procedures, developing recommendations on process enhancements and control deficiencies, and communicating results to management.

Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Qualifications

Staff Auditor:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Requires 1-3 years of audit related experience or equivalent including experience gained from internships

  • Experience in Internal Audit planning, testing, reporting, and documentation practices, along with ability to prepare audit work papers and reports in accordance with IIA standards

  • Knowledge of GAAP, SOX and COSO requirements

  • High attention to detail with strong critical thinking skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Effective time management skills with a focus on quality work standards

  • MBA or Advanced degree (CPA and/or CIA) preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independence and good judgment to assess internal controls and make audit recommendations preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and knowledge of data analytic software such as ACL preferred

Senior Auditor:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Requires 3- 7 years of audit experience (operational, financial or combination of both)

  • Experience in Internal Audit planning, testing, reporting, and documentation practices, along with ability to prepare audit work papers and reports in accordance with IIA standards

  • Knowledge of GAAP, SOX and COSO requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independence and good judgment to perform audit testing and make audit recommendations

  • High attention to detail and ability to analyze data and identify trends or outliers

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively and concisely present to peers and all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting established deadlines

  • Strong collaboration skills to develop and build trust with peers and business partners

  • Ability to perform analysis of data utilizing a variety of tools (e.g. Excel, Access, ACL, Tableau) preferred

  • MBA or Advanced degree (CPA and/or CIA) preferred

  • Prior Utility experience preferred

  • Experience supervising and reviewing the work of others preferred

Responsibilities

Staff Auditor:

  • Performs duties under general supervision

  • Assists the Audit Manager in developing the audit scope and program

  • Conducts testing procedures over processes and controls

  • Works with the Audit Manager to develop recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve business processes

  • Assists the Audit Manager in preparing the audit report to communicate testing results to management

  • Conducts testing of SOX controls

  • Participates in special projects and key initiatives as needed

Senior Auditor:

  • Independently drafts audit scope and programs

  • Independently performs testing procedures, with accountability for accuracy and meeting established deadlines

  • Independently develops recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve business processes

  • Independently drafts audit reports to communicate testing results to management

  • Assists Audit Management in the development of the annual audit plan and periodic reporting to the Audit Committee

  • Leads special projects and key initiatives as needed

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before May 1st!


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