Auditor or Senior Auditor, Finance

Job Info

Feb 23, 2021

104457

Posting Expiration Date: Jun 30, 2021

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Auditing

Department: Cust Ops Finance & Procur

Section: AUDITING Cust Ops Fin &Procmnt

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • For Auditor (1H) role:
  • Auditing seeks diligent and dedicated individuals who consistently demonstrate a strong work ethic and a high level of integrity to join the Finance section of Auditing. The Auditor is responsible for performing professional internal auditing work in support of Auditing's vision. The Auditor conducts SOX testing of various internal controls, financial and compliance audits/reviews, and provides advisory services to internal organizations. The Auditor is also responsible for collaborating with the external auditor on SOX internal control testing and financial audits.
  • Conduct SOX testing of various internal controls and financial audits. Apply appropriate sampling techniques and data analytics.
  • Develop risk-and-control matrices and prioritize efforts by identifying key controls and developing appropriate strategies to test design and effectiveness of those controls.
  • Schedule and lead audit kick-off, mid-point audit status, and closing meetings.
  • Ensure that workpapers are complete and supporting documentation is cross-referenced to the record of work done. Ensure that workpapers adequately support audit observations, conclusions, and recommendations and consistently meet the requirements of the Institute of Internal Auditors as detailed in their International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Prepare clear, concise, and accurate audit reports that require minimal editing for finalization.
  • Perform follow-up audits to determine that management has implemented all recommendations timely.
  • Continuously complete training in auditing, financial accounting, and other subject matter areas to meet certification requirements, improve the ability to perform good quality audits, and to meet the department's training requirements.
  • Contribute toward team results, work well with others, and encourage other team members.
  • Auditors must remain objective and independent while performing their work and will be required to sign Auditing Conflicts of Interest Disclosure and IIA Code of Ethics Attestation Form when joining Auditing and annually thereafter.
  • For Senior Auditor (2L) role:
  • Auditing seeks diligent and dedicated individuals who consistently demonstrate a strong work ethic and a high level of integrity to join its Finance section. The Senior Auditor is responsible for performing complex professional internal auditing work in support of Auditing's vision. The Senior Auditor conducts financial and compliance audits/reviews, SOX testing of various internal controls, and provides advisory services to internal organizations' management and staff. The Senior Auditor also develops the annual risk-based audit plan and leads less experienced Auditing team members to ensure that all internal audit activities comply with applicable organizational and professional standards.
  • Conduct complex financial audits and other projects concurrently. Apply appropriate sampling techniques and data analytics, and use computer-assisted audit tools and techniques.
  • Develop risk-and-control matrices and prioritize efforts by identifying key controls and developing appropriate strategies to test design and effectiveness of those controls.
  • Schedule and lead audit kick-off, midpoint audit status, and closing meetings.
  • Ensure that workpapers are complete and supporting documentation is cross-referenced to the record of work done. Ensure that workpapers adequately support audit observations, conclusions, and recommendations and consistently meet the requirements of the IIA as detailed in their International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Prepare clear, concise, and accurate audit reports that require minimal editing for finalization. May assist in the review of draft reports prepared by other auditors.
  • Perform follow-up audits to determine that management has implemented all recommendations timely.
  • Seek, identify, and recommend cost-saving opportunities and best practices in the course of performing audits.
  • Continuously complete training in auditing, financial accounting, and other subject matter areas to meet certification requirements, to improve the ability to perform good quality audits, and to meet the departmental KPI requirements.
  • Contribute toward team results, work well with others, and encourage other team members.
  • Perform ad hoc assignments as needed, including on Company project teams.
  • Auditors must remain objective and independent while performing their work and will be required to sign Auditing Conflicts of Interest Disclosure and IIA Code of Ethics Attestation Form when joining Auditing and annually thereafter.

Required Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree and for 2L role: at least 2 years of financial auditing or accounting experience Or
  • Bachelor's Degree and for 2L role: at least 3 years of financial auditing or accounting experience Or
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Accounting, Engineering, Finance, Business Administration or related disciplines (preferred) and for 1H role: at least 2 years of financial auditing or accounting experience

Required Work Experience

  • For 1H role:
  • 2 years of work experience in Information Systems, Finance, Auditing or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suites. Required
  • For 2L role:
  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal, and applies them in practice.
  • Consistently proactive and demonstrates actions towards achieving the team objectives.
  • Recognizes and understands the impact of diverse work styles and behaviors.
  • Experience and familiarity with company policies, procedures, systems or business processes or relevant audit experience. Evaluates operations, controls, or systems for effectiveness: develops or follows audit procedures. May train others in audit related functions.
  • Encourages self-appraisal via formal and informal means and participates in continuing professional development.
  • Ability to deal with conflicts in a reasoned, persuasive manner. Recognizes the need for escalation to management for issue resolution and support.
  • Presents information and successfully conveys a point of view in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrates commitment to accepting new challenges and takes an active role in developing personally and professionally.
  • Demonstrates excellent listening skills and is open minded to ideas. Required
  • For 1H role:
  • Knowledge of modules associated with Oracle GRC and/or Finance/Supply Chain modules or Oracle E-Business Suite.
  • Professional certification (CPA, CFE, CIA, or CISA). Pref

Skills & Ability

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred for 2L role.
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred for 2L role.
  • Other: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification is preferred for 2L role.

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must stoop, bend, reach and kneel throughout the workday

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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