Operatingacross 11 states, Tallgrass is a growth-oriented midstream energy operator withtransportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets thatserve some of the nation's most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.
We were namedto Colorado's Top Workplaces list for the past four consecutive years. Tallgrass strives to create an environmentwhere all employees feel they are safe, respected, that their contributions arevalued, have equal access to growth and development opportunities. Our Total Rewards Package is comprehensive andcompetitive - designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families. We offer our employees competitive base pay;an annual discretionary bonus; paid time off for vacation, sick time, holidays,birth or adoption of a child, serious illness, and bereavement; Health, Dental,and Vision insurance; a generous 401K savings plan; company-paid Lifeinsurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance; Flexible Spending and
Health Savings Accounts; Employee Assistance Programs; Identity TheftProtection; and Critical Illness and Accident insurance.
SR. INTERNAL AUDITOR PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To examine and evaluate the effectiveness ofoperational, financial, compliance and information technology related controls,and support Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities. This role involves evaluating risk andperforming financial, operational, compliance and information technology auditsand documenting and communicating results in accordance with department andprofessional standards, and documenting processes and testing internal controlsin support of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. The Sr. Internal Auditor will act as a first-line resource for InternalAuditor(s).
SR.INTERNAL AUDITOR ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform audit fieldwork necessary for evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls,efficiency of operations, compliance with corporate policies and procedures andindustry laws/regulations.
Assist in thedevelopment of the entity-wide risk assessment and a comprehensive annualinternal audit plan.
Developcomprehensive risk-based internal audit programs, plan audits and executefieldwork.
Perform internalcontrol walkthroughs and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 testing procedures within budgetedtimeframes for business process and information technology operations.
Prepare work papersdocumenting procedures performed and that fully support audit findings.
Recommendimprovements that add value to risk management, internal control, governanceand business processes and communicate control findings to process owners/auditclients.
Assist in thepreparation of Internal Audit reports which include formal recommendations tomanagement for review and implementation.
Track and follow upon audit findings.
Provide managementand process owners consulting services in the areas of corporate governance,risk and control management, policies and procedures and financial andoperational processes.
Develop andmaintain through direct contact a strong rapport with key operating andcorporate associates. Promoteorganizational confidence in the value and integrity of internal auditservices.
Offer assistanceand act as a resource/mentor to the Internal Auditor(s) when needed.
Deal with a wide varietyof people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
Speak clearly, both inperson and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listencarefully.
Maintain a regular,dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.
Will work non-traditionalhours as needed.
Maintain a high regard forpersonal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and thegeneral public.
Other daily, weekly,monthly or special project duties as identified and defined.
Other duties as assigned.
SR. INTERNAL AUDITOR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of five (5) years of increasingexperience in public accounting and/or internal audit involving publiccompanies with extensive exposure to SOX 404 compliance requirements andrelated controls testing and in the direct performance of internal auditactivities.
A minimum of five (5) years specific IT auditexperience.
Exposure to COSO principals and practicalhands-on experience evaluating risk and developing internal audit programs.
Familiarity with information technologygeneral control concepts and practices.
Advanced proficiency level in MS Officeapplications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access,PowerPoint and Outlook.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS:
COMPETENCIES,SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Strong written and verbal communicationskills.
Ability to present clear, objectiveevaluation and articulation of risks, opportunities for improvement andinternal control recommendations.
Able to effectively interact with employeesat all levels of the organization, as well as external customers and auditors.
Previous experience with data analysis toolsand techniques to support audit sampling, work paper management and thetracking and reporting of recommendations.
Strong analytical, statistical and problem-solvingskills in order to evaluate opportunities for improvement/optimization ofprocesses, quality, safety or other operational resources.
Ability to build relationships and work wellacross functions.
Ability to work independently with minimalsupervision.
Ability to manage multiple assignmentssimultaneously and drive analysis to appropriate conclusion.
Must be able to perform all essential andmarginal functions of the job.
Must be able to work with a team, takedirection from management, adhere to required work schedules, focus attentionon details, and follow work rules.
Ability to successfully perform multipletasks with strict deadlines.
Ability to organize and prioritize dailywork.
Job level commensurate with experience andskill sets; position will be filled depending on qualifications, experience andskill sets of the successful candidate.
All of thephysical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting; standing; walking or movingthroughout facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilitiesrequired by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus); hearing;feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling;pushing; pulling; lifting up to 25 lbs.
Minimal safety hazards; general officeworking conditions.
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods oftime.
The employee is regularly required to usehands to type, touch, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to standand reach with hands and arms. Theemployee is occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or moveup to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Travel is anticipatedup to 25%.
May be required tocarry a cell phone, and be available to respond during working and non-workinghours.
The successful candidate will be required toclear a drug screen and a complete background check, including credit reportfor certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to beingemployed.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS,COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (above the minimum requirements; notrequired but advantageous in this position):
Experience in the oil & gas, utility orother energy-related industries is preferred.
CPA ,CIA or similar type professionalcertification or advanced degree highly desirable.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work beingperformed. This position may performother duties as assigned.
Tallgrass Energy, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered forpositions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mentaldisability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V
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