Calpine Internal Auditor I in Houston, Texas

Requisition Number

17-0237

Title

Internal Auditor I

City

Houston

State

TX

Job Family

Legal

Shift

Days

Employee Type

Regular

Subject to DOT Regulations

No

Percent of Travel Required

25

Relocation Provided

No

Location

Houston Office

Description

Internal Audit provides a tremendous opportunity for team members to understand Calpine’s business, processes, people and technology. The scope of our efforts spans across all aspects of Calpine’s business, from governance and financial management through

business operations and customer interaction.

Position Summary:

Internal Auditors can expect to participate on projects that cover a wide range of topics, in areas significant to Company objectives, while interacting with all levels of management. Internal Auditors work closely with the business owners using our expertise

to support Calpine in matters related to governance, finance, information technology, business improvements, risk management, and controls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for conducting and documenting audit projects in a variety of areas with an emphasis on operational, information technology and financial audits;

• Evaluates internal controls and designs and conducts tests;

• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;

• Evaluates business processes, procedures, policies and internal controls and identifies factors causing deficiencies;

• Evaluates system design and implementation processes including project management processes & procedures;

• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF);

• Audits the accounting and statistical data of various departments, divisions and locations in order to verify accuracy in compliance with plans, policies and procedures prescribed by management;

• Assists in the implementation and support of a continuous auditing program;

• Prepares and submits reports of audit results including making recommendations on matters of significance and follows up on audit recommendations to ensure implementation; and other duties as assigned.

Portfolio of Assignments: (estimated)

• SOX/Compliance: 15% - 20%

• Operational & Financial Audits: 65% - 75%

• Consulting/Other Projects: 5% - 10

Requirements

• Internship or 1 to 2 years internal audit experience preferable;

• Strong analytical skills to analyze complex and inconsistent data;

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

• Exposure to Electronic Work papers (e.g. TeamMate), databases and data manipulation software (ACL or Microsoft Access); and

• Knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office Applications, Windows, or Data Analysis Tools

Education and Training:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Engineering

• Professional certification such as CIA, CPA, CFA or CMA

Travel:

• Ability to travel domestically and to Canada: 25%

  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use

our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to hrrecruitment@calpine.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.

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here.