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Senior Internal Audit Fraud & Contracts

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 65785 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview


The Internal Auditing department is responsible for providing 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 provides control advisory services.


Position Summary


This position will serve as a Senior Internal Auditor in the Internal Auditing Department.  This position reports to Internal Auditing’s Manager and will be responsible for performing and assisting on audits of (1) contract compliance audits of suppliers, (2) proactive fraud reviews, (3) reactive fraud investigations, and (4) financial audits across the Utility’s operations.  The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert with recognized experience and expertise in contract structure and contract compliance auditing. In addition, the candidate should have ability to perform fraud audits and investigations plus knowledge of accounting, audit and controls.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of internal controls and Utility operations.  The candidate should have strong analytical and client skills and excellent business judgment. 









  • Minimum of Six years of relevant experience in Internal Auditing, focused in Fraud & contracts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business


  • One or more of the following certifications: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Fraud investigation and interview experience in an electric or gas utility industry
  • Knowledge of analyzing and developing fraud risk assessments and assessing risk within a process or business function
  • Knowledge of:
    • Contracts compliance auditing
    • Contract terms and conditions
    • Pricing structures
    • Financial fraud schemes in the utility environment
    • Data analysis and process reviews to evaluate for indicators of fraud
    • Identifying control gaps that could potentially result in fraud and assisting management in creating action plans to address risks
    • Design of controls into new and existing processes to mitigate fraud
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and able to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of industry regulations and business/operational aspects of the industry and PG&E
  • Knowledge of SAP, Concur and Veritas-Clearwell applications
  • 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
  • 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-discipline 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

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

  • Investigating allegations of employee and supplier fraud.
  • Analyzing contracts and data for potential fraud.
  • Creating fraud risk assessments and developing audit plans to test for fraud.
  • Developing and communicating fraud risks for financial audits with staff auditors.
  • Documenting each investigation including allegations, evidence, subjects, witnesses and control gaps that allowed the fraud to occur.
  • Communicating and documenting results to HR and Corporate Security partners.
  • Working with Corporate Security to ensure the successful completion of investigation with conduct interviews and reports.
  • Documenting control deficiencies in a clear and concise report to management for remediation. 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.

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 climate 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.

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

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.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.