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Southern California Edison Audits Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become an Audit Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. This Audit Advisor position will be in the Financial and Corporate Audits division within Southern California Edison’s Audits Services Department. In this job, you’ll work on audits in the following areas: Energy Procurement, Contract Management, Supply Chain Management and Generation. You will also be assigned to work on audits in the areas of Finance, Regulatory Compliance, Project Management, and Human Resources.

In this position, you will frequently interact with senior Leaders and key stakeholders company-wide to facilitate briefings; manage and resolve high impact audit issues/observations; provide input to management regarding the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with regulatory requirements, including laws, and the corporate standards of conduct. You should be familiar with utility, regulatory requirements, affiliate relationships, and applicable governmental laws.

As an Audit Advisor , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Independently conduct, lead or participate as a team member on highly complex, sensitive and/or specialized audit engagements that have a major significance to the Company.

  • Plan and execute audit engagements with assigned staff within budget and cycle time requirements that will involve making decisions with regard to day-to-day audit engagement activities.

  • Develop engagement level risk assessment of the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with regulatory requirements including applicable laws, and the corporate standards of conduct.

  • Evaluate processes and controls for improvement and efficiencies. Ensure continuous improvement in audit engagements and other special projects.

  • Provide guidance, mentoring, training, and written feedback to team members.

  • Independently serve as a technical advisor/consultant on highly complex and/or specialized consulting assignments or special projects.

  • Develop audit reports with recommendations that influence executive and/or senior management decisions or reduce major corporate risk.

  • Lead consulting engagements as requested by management and offer recommendations to improve the 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.

  • Work optimally with flexibility in situations, including those involving uncertainty, lack of information, and changing circumstances.


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Information Systems, or related field.

  • Seven or more years of auditing or QA/QC experience (combined internal and/or external audit).

  • CPA or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification upon hire or attain it within three years from date of hire.

  • Two or more years of experience leading a team of audit professionals and assisting them in all aspects of an audit engagement or special project.

  • Experience with internal controls, auditing standards, and accounting (SEC, PCAOB, SOX, GAAS, and GAAP).

  • Experience developing engagement level risk assessments including assessing fraud risk.

The preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Information Systems, or related field.

  • Prior Big 4 audit experience within the following industries: commercial business/manufacturing, utilities, or independent power producers.

  • Experience in both Financial and Operational audits.

  • Experience in leading and/or conducting fraud audits, forensic audits and/or investigations.

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification.

  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a variety of audiences, including those with a non-financial background, at various levels throughout the company.

  • Experience using software including TeamMate, Supplier Portal, Endur, Ariba and SAP experience, including Governance, Risk, and Compliance modules.

  • Experience with applying regulatory and legislative compliance for utilities (FERC, NERC, CPUC, etc) and General Rate Case proceedings in California.

  • Experience with company operations, finance, accounting, information systems, and regulatory processes.

  • Experience with auditing contracts, including but not limited to supply chain contracts and labor union agreements.

  • Experience auditing or performing energy procurement and/or risk control functions.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including report writing.

  • Experience defining problems, manipulating data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.

  • Experience with negotiating and influencing others.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite applications.

You should know

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  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, California. However, the successful candidate may be required to travel 15% - 25% as part of the job.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.#LI-JA1