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Duquesne Light Company Staff Auditor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute audit assignments, prepare work papers and draft audit reports in accordance with internal auditing standards and departmental protocols.

  • Assist with the assessment of business risk, identification and testing of internal controls and evaluation of business processes and procedures for adherence to Company policy and industry best practices.

  • Support action plan follow-up procedures by obtaining status updates from the business personnel responsible for ensuring appropriate action was taken on all recommendations.

  • Utilize various software reporting/analysis tools to access and analyze Company data sources in support of audit initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree. With 1+ years of relevant experience. Certifications are often desired.


Excellent communication skills, with the ability to express verbal and written information effectively, are critical. The successful candidate also has the ability to think critically, manage multiple projects and work independently under strict deadlines. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications along with a working knowledge of data analytical software (such as ACL or IDEA) are also required.


Primary focus is on daily deliverables, outputs and reporting. Typically accountable for managing one’s own time and work flow. Responsibilities are generally tactical in nature and work is typically of moderate to complex in nature requiring the incumbent to draw on previous knowledge to perform role. Continues to build knowledge base but has a solid foundation to act independently the majority of the time. Still draws on experts and managers when needed but less frequently.

Decision Impact:

Problems and issues faced are vague. Draws on past experience on a regular basis. Accountable for direct level of reasoning and decision making.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.