Waste Management Sr. Auditor Integrated Audit 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 Sr. Auditor – Integrated Audit Services, is a role in the Field Operations Audit team. This role is based in Houston, Texas and reports to the Director, Integrated Audit Services. This role will travel 25% of the time, domestically.
I. Job Summary The Sr. Auditor – Integrated Audit, under general direction, will create and oversee the development of single project work plans that effectively incorporate scope, staffing requirements, deliverables, timelines, budgets and client availability. Additionally, this role will effectively oversee and review the completion of all phases of the audit process for assigned audits, including those of a complex, large nature.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To be successful in this role, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Assists in complex auditing activities of various business components, departments and operations for:
operational efficiency and effectiveness, cost control and cash flow opportunities, and compliance with established plans, policies, procedures, controls and applicable regulations. Oversees audits and projects that review the integration of automated systems with manual operational procedures including the functionality of workflow, data sources, system configuration, controls, efficiency, performance metrics, user roles, security and alignment with strategy. Assures existence, documentation and proper functioning of procedures and integration into departmental workflow. Prepares reports on audit findings and recommends solutions for review by managers. Required travel of approximately 25% to audit or otherwise assist other sites. Manages and resolves ever-changing priorities and demands; confronts issues and takes decisive action on own accord. Responsible for planning, coordinating and performing risk assessments of all assigned audits. Determines effective data analytic techniques to aid in audit testing as well as creating audit plan development and programs. Responsible for preparing accurate and descriptive audit work papers and reports through interviews, document review, surveys and other audit testing procedures. Communicates results of audit with recommended solutions via written and oral reports to auditees and departmental management. Either possesses the requisite operational and accounting knowledge or the ability to draw upon and appropriately leverage resources possessing those skills relative to audits of
Highly complex accounting and statistical data of various departments, divisions and locations of the organization to verify accuracy. Sophisticated operational and/or information technology management disciplines and processes Determines proper accountability of assets through physical count, inventory reviews and confirmations. Ensures that less experienced auditors understand audit departmental goals and objectives. Provides direction and/or support to less experienced auditors. Actively seeks out ways to develop and implement improvements to audit methodology, client service and administrative processes. Effectively corresponds with senior management clients, and builds strong client relationships through various interactions.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties.
IV. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting or MIS and five years of audit experience and increasing responsibility as an Operational, Process, Financial or IT Auditor. Preferred: Master’s Degree, or equivalent in Information Systems, Business Administration, Accounting or similar area of study and five years of experience as an auditor in a large accounting firm or internal audit position in a Fortune 500 company.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
None required but desired to have certification such as CISA, CIA or CPA completed or in the process of completing. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Ability to learn new systems and operations quickly.
Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and willing to take necessary actions to get the assigned tasks completed. Ability to apply strong understanding of all facets of IT Audit disciplines with solid core analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to identify internal client needs through relationship building and active listening and understanding of the business. Ability to research, analyze, and develop solutions to address internal client needs. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and strong presentation skills. Previous attainment of a Senior Internal Auditor designation, or, at a minimum, supervisory experience with audit staff and performance of concurrent audit engagements. V. Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day; Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely; Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely; Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely; Normal setting for this job is: office setting. 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.