Lead and conduct internal audits/reviews, investigations and internal controls testing of financial, operational and IT controls within PSEG LI. Position requires delivering assurance and advisory services to internal clients on financial, operational and IT control issues. Must exhibit leadership, customer/client focus, strong written and oral communication skills, facilitation skills, negotiation skills, high level of initiative, integrity, and adaptability.
The position will also be responsible for keeping abreast with new technologies, standards and best practices, including but not limited to IIA IPPF standards, assisting the Internal Audit Manager with the annual risk assessment exercise and audit planning process.
Planning and conduct IT audits in multiple areas including Information Security, Network Security, IT Operations and related processes, Data Center Operations, System Implementations, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Privacy and Regulatory Compliance.
Perform audits and reviews of key processes and activities to determine the effectiveness of PSEG LI’s business objectives.
Conduct walkthroughs and testing of key financial, operational and IT internal controls
Assist in the development of the annual audit plan by undertaking meetings with key stakeholders, assess risks across the organization by using business knowledge and audit best practices, and compile proposed audit topics.
Identify significant risks within each operation under review and ensure audit procedures developed are appropriate to address risks.
Critically evaluate deficiencies or potential improvements uncovered during audits and reviews, develop workable solutions, and obtain operating management’s concurrence to develop a course of action for issue remediation.
Prepare draft reports containing audit findings with recommendations for improvement opportunities and conduct closing meetings to review observations with the client.
Remain current on industry strategy, tools, utilities and solutions, auditing standards, best practices, procedures, and reporting.
Participate in investigations as needed.
Willingness to travel to other company locations as needed.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance and a minimum of 5 years financial/operational/IT audit experience. In-lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years of financial/operational/IT audit experience.
Broad conceptual and practical understanding and application of, including but not limited to, mainframe hardware and software environments; client server infrastructure; operating system security such as Windows and Unix variations; database and network security; systems development methodologies and system/application implementations; and business continuity and disaster recovery.
Strong leadership, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and presentation skills.
Sound data analytics skills, with the ability to develop and execute complex data analysis routines and interpret results using data analytics.
Ability to analyze operations and make sound judgments with limited information.
Strong facilitation and negotiation skills.
Must display a working knowledge of, and an ability to identify and recommend effective internal controls.
Proficiency in accounting and auditing standards.
Ability to develop clear, written and oral conclusions/recommendations, and the confidence to communicate findings to all levels of management.
CPA, CIA or CISA certifications
Utility industry experience
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