Waste Management Manager, Integrated Audit; Forensic Audit Services in Houston, Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

The role of the Manager, Integrated Audit; Forensic Audit Services, is critical to the overall success and business integrity of the WM organization. This leadership role will rely heavily on your people and project management skills along with your high level experience in planning, strategies and partnering with the various business leaders and process owners.

The Manager, Integrated Audit; Forensic Audit Services is located in Houston, Texas and will report to the Vice President, Audit and Controls. I. Job Summary As a key member of the internal audit department with a mission to provide an independent, quantitative and qualitative assessment of operational and financial risks. Will create and oversee the development of single project work plans that effectively incorporate scope, staffing requirements, deliverables, timelines, budgets and client availability.
In this role, you must be able to leverage technology and advanced auditing techniques to continuously drive improved productivity and value from the team.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

Work with other Company leaders, including the Chief Compliance Officer, to respond to and address instances of actual or suspected fraud, non-compliance with Company policies and procedures or misappropriation of assets. Perform and properly document investigations and special project audits/reviews of matters referred to the Internal Audit Services Department by Corporate Security, Corporate Ethics, Corporate/Field management or other parties. Perform complete reviews of Whistleblower issues brought to the attention of the Internal Audit Services Department, in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Communicate status and findings of reviews to Chief Audit Executive on a regular basis For both proactive and reactive case projects, perform documented reviews of financial, compliance and operational data by utilizing software applications that include Waste Management Reporting Systems, Excel, SQL, Toad, SAS and Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATS). During investigative and special project assignments, identify internal control enhancements regarding the safeguarding of assets, compliance issues, and adherence to company policies and procedures. Manage staff assigned to assist with investigations and special projects. Assist in planning and managing the work of audit teams on integrated audits, as necessary, and provide insights to audit management and the audit teams regarding fraud risk relevant to the integrated audits. Assist in developing or directing the development of proactive fraud analytics for high risk processes in order to identify fraudulent activity across the company. Support the CAE in his/her reports to the Audit Committee on accounting and auditing matters and fraud investigation matters.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities This position will be responsible for directly or indirectly supervising approximately 1-2 employees.

IV. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

Education and Experience

Required: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting or similar area of study, and eight or more years of previous experience.

Preferred: Master's Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting or similar area of study, and eight or more years of previous experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, or Other Requirements


CPA or equivalent.

Certified Fraud Examiner


Certification in Auditing (CIA, CISA), proficiency in desktop programs such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, and experience with providing professional services to large enterprises.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Excellent oral and written communication and listening skills. Experience with interviewing is preferred.

Experience with analytical auditing

Possess the ability to build relationships with, and influence senior management regarding sensitive and complex matters - utilizing consultative skills, strong logic and judgment, independent thinking, and a proactive service orientation.

Ability to communicate with different groups within the organization (i.e. corporate and field both domestic and international) and deliver audit findings in a convincing and constructive manner

Ability to learn new systems and operations quickly

Must be self-motivated and willing to take necessary actions to get assigned tasks completed

Ability to apply strong understanding of risk recognition in financial and operational processes with solid core analytical and problem-solving skills

Demonstrate a work ethic characterized by high integrity and behavior, which will serve as a role model to others on issues related to business ethics.

V. Work Environment

Normal setting for this position is an office setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Travel up to 30%BenefitsAt Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.