Southern California Edison Auditor Senior in Rosemead, California

Job Description

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About Audit Services:

T he Audit Services Department assists management and the Audit Committee of the Edison International Board of Directors by providing independent and objective assurance services pertaining to internal controls, safeguarding of assets and governance, and advisory services requested by management to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Company's operations.

Position Overview:

This position will be in the Operations and Consulting Services division of the Audits Services Department within Southern California Edison (SCE). This position provides input to audit team leads and management that could have a significant impact decisions involving of the effectiveness and efficiency of operations including compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

This position provides input to the audit team and management for briefing senior management regarding the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with CPUC requirements, including laws, regulations and the corporate standards of conduct. This function is moderately complex as it will require the auditor to have general knowledge of the Operational Unit functions as well as a broad knowledge of company and department policies, objectives, strategies, and goals; regulatory requirements, affiliate relationships, and applicable governmental laws. This position also requires knowledge of the audit function and audit techniques; computer assisted audit techniques, statistical sampling, audit protocols, generally accepted auditing standards, business risk assessment principles, control self-assessment techniques, audit report writing and documentation.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • You will participate as an audit team member, primarily in the areas of utility, regulatory operations, on highly complex, sensitive and/or specialized projects or audits having a major significance/risk to the Company by following the audit protocols and work program.

  • Work will be primarily performed in the areas of Utility Operations, Security, and EHS processes, including regulatory compliance processes, on highly complex, sensitive and/or specialized projects. You may also be leading audits based on capability and situation.

  • Develop and provide recommendations based on audit field work for inclusion in audit reports to senior management that strengthens internal controls, enhance compliance, reduce risks and improve operations.

  • Audit Observations/Recommendations are identified during fieldwork, and must be supported by persuasive evidence including descriptions of tests performed, sample population, deviations from identified processes including significant gaps or deficiencies.

  • Audit teams should strive to identify the cause of the Observation and not simply point out symptoms. Significant contributing factors (gaps) if articulated effectively as part of the condition assessment can help management understand the basis for the recommendations and develop corresponding corrective action plans to address the underlying causes and increase the effectiveness, efficiency and economy of their operations. This position would assist the audit team in the identification of potential recommendations.

  • Participate in the performance of consulting engagements as requested by management and offer recommendations to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of operations

  • Senior management occasionally requests the Audit Services Department to act in an advisory capacity to evaluate operations and provide recommendations to improve an organization’s governance, risk management, and control processes.

  • Audit Services classifies these as consulting engagements, and develops the scope and schedule for evaluation in cooperation with the client organization.

  • This position would assist the consulting team during the performance of the engagement.

  • Maintain contact with inter- and intra-department personnel, managers and supervisor; participate in periodic meetings with Operating Unit management up to and including Principal Managers and Directors.

Decision Making:

  • This position provides input to audit team leads and management that could have a significant impact decisions involving of the effectiveness and efficiency of operations including compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

  • This position provides input to the audit team and management for briefing senior management regarding the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with CPUC requirements, including laws, regulations and the corporate standards of conduct

  • This function is moderately complex as it will require the auditor to have general knowledge of the Operational Unit functions as well as a broad knowledge of company and department policies, objectives, strategies, and goals; regulatory requirements, affiliate relationships, and applicable governmental laws.

  • This position also requires knowledge of the audit function and audit techniques; computer assisted audit techniques, statistical sampling, audit protocols, generally accepted auditing standards, business risk assessment principles, control self-assessment

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial), Industrial Health and Safety, or Safety Sciences.

  • Must have ten years of experience performing audits or engineering analysis in an operational environment.

  • Must have 4 years of experience managing concurrent projects, including assessing risks, developing work plans, prioritizing, and scheduling work activities to support timely completion.

  • Must have one of the following certificates and/or licenses in active status: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or • Professional Engineer (PE)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Typically possesses four years of operational auditing experience in an electrical utility or process industry (Petroleum), experience evaluating processes for implementation, operational effectiveness and efficiency, and compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Demonstrated experience of the audit function and audit techniques; computer assisted audit techniques, statistical sampling, audit protocols, generally accepted auditing standards, business risk assessment principles, control self-assessment techniques, audit report writing and documentation.

  • Broad operational knowledge of electric utility organizational units, such as; Transmission & Distribution, Power Production, Customer Service, Operations Support including Safety, Environmental and Security, and regulatory policy such as Commission Rules, General Orders, and Rate functions.

  • Master's degree in Business, Information Systems, or Engineering,

  • Experience synthesizing data and observations into findings and effectively present and communicate conclusions in writing and orally.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and be flexible in a variety of situations, including those involving uncertainty, lack of information, and changing circumstances

  • Experience performing risk analysis and assessments.

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage complex issues.

  • Identification and development data flows from large ERP environments for audit testing

  • Analysis of complex sets of data using Microsoft Excel, Access, or other analytical tools

  • Analysis of data using analytics software (ACL, Tableau, SQL, etc.)

  • Certificate and/or Licenses: (Must be in Active status.) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH); Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM); Certified Professional Environmental Health & Safety Auditor (CPEA)

Comments:

  • This position may require up to 15% local travel.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.