PPL Corporation Sr Audit Consultant in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Sr Audit Consultant
Performs relatively complex audit assignments by taking the lead in areas including strategic objectives, reliability of financial reporting, compliance with laws and regulations, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Performs critical business analysis of issues identified during an audit assignment, including identifying root cause(s) and identifying value-added opportunities for improvement to Company Management in a timely manner.
Reports and communicates, verbally and in writing, the results of audit assignments to Company management.
Works collaboratively with Company Management to help ensure action plans are implemented timely and appropriately to address areas identified as needing improvement.
Prepares quality and timely workpapers supporting the results of audit-related testing and analysis.
Performs ongoing business risk monitoring activities to help ensure comprehensive coverage of key business risks.
Provides functional advice or training to less-experienced audit positions. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members.
Increases and applies knowledge of internal controls and the internal control environment of their audit customers.
Under general direction, responsible for providing relatively complex audit and consulting services for PPL Corporation and its subsidiaries with a focus on risk management, governance and control while adding value and improving Company operations. Works independently with minimal guidance using knowledge of internal controls and in specific areas required to effectively perform job duties. This job is a senior-skill level without formal supervisory responsibility. May provide guidance and direction to other PPL employees to support production of high quality, timely and cost-effective audit results.
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of audit or business operations experience.
Requires effective, written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills.
Critical business analysis skills required.
Knowledge of business operations and a working knowledge of internal controls.
Professional certification (e.g. CIA, CPA, CISA, CIDA). Required to actively pursue certification within 2 years of the job effective date.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.
Regular or Temporary:
MBA or other advanced degree.
Highly motivated self-starter with excellent project management skills.
Technical skills to analyze data using various technologies.
Business line utility experience is preferred.
Travel as required.
Full-time or Part-time:
As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Follow PPL Corporation on social media Twitter: @PPLCorporation (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social media Twitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric) Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)