Southern California Edison Senior Auditor - Operational, Safety, Security & Compliance (AUC3) in Rosemead, California

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About Audit Services:

The 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:

  • The individual will primarily 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.

  • The individual will primarily perform work in the areas of Utility Operations, Security, and EHS processes, including regulatory compliance processes, on highly complex, sensitive and/or specialized projects. The individual may, based on capability and situations, lead audits.

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • Must possess one of the following in Active status: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Professional Engineer (PE).

  • Must have a minimum of 6 or more years of operational auditing experience in the areas of environmental, health and safety, regulatory compliance, physical security, or utility or process related operations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business, Industrial Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering, preferred.

  • Utility or Process Industry experience is highly desirable. Detailed know of select business functions such as T&D and/or Power Production.

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Certified Professional Environmental Health & Safety Auditor (CPEA) in active status, preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience performing risk analysis and assessments.

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of hazard assessments, engineering and internal controls, and auditing standards.

  • Ability to synthesize data and observations into findings and effectively communicate conclusions in writing and orally.

  • 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 CPUC Rules, General Orders, and Rate functions.

  • Demonstrated experience using strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated basic experience with data analytics approaches including:

  • 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.)

  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, manipulate data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • General knowledge of company operations, finance, accounting, information systems, and regulatory processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage concurrent projects, including assessing risks, developing work plans, prioritizing, and scheduling work activities to support timely completion.

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

  • Demonstrated self-motivation and effective a team performance.

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage complex issues.

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated good presentation skills.

Comments:

  • 15-20% vehicle travel may be required (possibly overnights) across the SCE service territory.

  • This position may require off duty hour support.

  • Relocation may offered for this position.

  • Policy Statement for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities at http://www.edison.com/content/dam/eix/documents/careers/2014-EO-policy-statement.pdf

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 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.

Southern California Edison is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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Title: Senior Auditor - Operational, Safety, Security & Compliance (AUC3)

Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Requisition ID: 71018524