Internal Audit Executive

Recruiter
Centrica
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
20 Apr 2019
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
The role of the Internal Audit Executive is to provide insight and assurance over the commodity, trading and treasury risk across the Centrica Group in order to support the business in delivering shareholder value. On a day to day basis, this will be via the delivery of individual audits and associated reports in order to provide assurance to the Audit Committee and business management. In addition, this role will support the continuous improvement of the Internal Audit function.

Please note, this role can be either based in Houston, TX or Iselin, NJ.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with business stakeholders and assurance functions to gain an understanding of Centrica's trading risk profile and scope audits to cover the key commodity/trading risks
  • Operational delivery of audit activities working within a team including other subject matter experts. Identifying gaps in controls and potential implications and raising these in a clear and concise manner in order to bring about improvement to the system of internal control
  • Lead specific audit assignments and deliver to schedule and to the required quality standards
  • Application of experience, initiative and judgment to ensure high quality audits are delivered
  • Support development within the Internal Audit function by driving continuous improvement and agility.
Competencies:
  • Analytical with attention to detail but able to propose practical actions
  • Able to understand business risks within the trading activities undertaken by Centrica, identify expected controls and design testing activities in line with the department methodology.
  • Robust and independent mindset with the confidence to raise issues appropriately
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Effective at communicating with senior stakeholders
  • Ambitious with a genuine passion for broadening their knowledge of auditing, risk management and controls within a trading environment
  • Experienced or confident in manipulating data to drive audit insight and efficiency using various tools including Microsoft Excel and data analytics software
Requirements:
  • Degree qualified plus postgraduate qualification in a relevant topic
  • First–hand experience of working within a trading environment and/or working within audit, risk and/or controls. Prior auditing experience is not necessarily required, nor is a formal accounting qualification.
Direct Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer – EOE/AA/Veterans/Disabled.

Centrica is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email . We will make a determination of your request for a reasonable accommodation on a case–by–case basis.

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.