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Internal Auditor, Senior

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 23690 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

 

The mission of the Internal Auditing (IA) department is to provide PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (each a Company and, together, the Companies), and their subsidiaries with independent, objective assurance over the adequacy of processes and controls to manage business risk and to provide control advisory services.  IA is responsible for assessing the risk management and control processes of all aspects of the Corporation’s activities including energy procurement and hedging, capital expenditures, electric and gas operations, customer billing, health and safety, information technology, environmental and more.  IA is a department within the Finance and Risk organization.

 

IA adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards of the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, Code of Ethics and Definition of Internal Auditing.

 

Position Summary

 

This position will serve as a Senior Internal Auditor in the Internal Auditing Department and reports to Internal Auditing’s Senior Manager of Operational auditing and will be responsible for performing audits of the Utility’s electric and gas operations.  The ideal candidate is experienced in electric and gas systems and operations with a strong knowledge of internal controls.  The candidate should also have strong analytical and client skills, and excellent business judgment. 

 

Job Responsibilities

 

As a senior internal auditor, you will be responsible for leading assignments with a broad scope and complexity in a team environment. The key aspects of the role include: 

  • Developing and communicating risk-based audit plans with staff auditors.
  • Defining expectations for each audit project including objectives, scope, timing, key contacts, and deliverables.
  • Communicating expectations to staff auditors and tracking time budgets for assignments.
  • Working with clients and your audit team to ensure the successful development of risk assessments, design of audit programs, and completion of integrated audits to produce high quality reports.  These reports are used by the business to enhance risk management and the Board Audit Committee to ensure strong corporate governance.
  • Providing expertise on the design of controls into new and existing business processes.
  • Identifying control gaps, assisting management in creating action plans to address risks and ensuring that action plans are completed.
  • Influencing process improvements with business owners.
  • Participation in creating annual audit plan.
  • Providing feedback to staff auditors on audit performance and mentoring new members of the Internal Auditing Department.

 Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of six years of internal auditing and/or utility operations experience

  

   Desired:

  • Thorough knowledge of analyzing and developing risk assessments and assessing risk within a process or business function
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and able to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of utility gas and electric systems and operations
  • Experience in quality assurance/auditing in an electric or gas utility industry
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of industry regulations and business/operational aspects of the industry and PG&E
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to communicate effectively, lead client meetings, discuss issues and controls, and report on progress of work product with client manager, director, or project team
  • Excellent planning, leadership, and supervisory skills and the ability to build effective relationships in several areas of the business
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team
  • Ability to express control deficiencies in a business context
  • Demonstrates judgment and listening skills and has the ability to analyze complex processes and strategies
  • Ability to positively influence business owners on control solutions

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

EEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland