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TECO Energy Financial Auditor Sr in Tampa, Florida

Financial Auditor Sr

Date:Nov 7, 2019

Location:Tampa, Florida, US, 33602


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Title: Financial Auditor Sr Company:TECO Services, Inc. State and City:Florida - TampaShift:8 Hr. X 5 Days

TECO Energy is a leading energy company located in Tampa, Fla. TECO is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services with a strategic focus on transformation from high carbon to low carbon energy sources. Emera has investments throughout North America and in four Caribbean countries.

What’s great about this position…

The mission of the Audit Services department is to provide assurance and advisory services designed to evaluate and facilitate improving the effectiveness of risk management, governance, and internal controls at TECO Energy and its subsidiaries, while adding value by demonstrating how to improve effectiveness in business operations. The Financial Auditor helps achieve this mission through involvement with department engagements and activities, focusing primarily on those with a heavy financial component (risk assessments, substantive sampling, analytical testing, etc.). The Financial Auditor works closely with other team members, internal clients, and external service providers (auditors, consultants, etc.) to better understand risk and carry out engagements.

Here are some of the major duties and responsibilities….

For the Auditor level:

  • Performing internal auditing and consulting engagements of technological, financial, and operational areas, with a focus on financial, as part of the annual engagement plan:

  • Research engagement and activity topics

  • Analyze systems, processes, and controls

  • Document procedures performed

  • Communicate results

  • Collaborate with external auditors

  • Other miscellaneous activities (community service events, draft financial statement review, etc.)

For the Senior Auditor level (all of the above duties plus):

  • Executing internal auditing and consulting engagements of technological, financial, and operational areas, with a focus on financial, as part of the annual engagement plan:

  • Research engagement and activity topics

  • Develop scope, objectives, and procedures

  • Assign work to others

  • Analyze systems, processes, and controls

  • Document procedures performed

  • Review work of others

  • Communicate results

  • Administer budget and schedule

  • Follow Up

  • Provide technical guidance and training

What must you have before you can be considered…..

Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, issued by a regionally accredited institution (SACS, etc.), is required

Minimum of 2years of direct or related work experience is required. Related experience consists of: public accounting, internal audit, or financial analysis/processes.

In addition, if you have the following it will help you stand out above the crowd….

  • Experience in public Accounting

  • Working knowledge of basic information system components, including: networks, operating systems, databases, and applications, and related risks.

  • Working knowledge of fundamental accounting and financial transaction principles.

  • Working knowledge of financial auditing concepts, techniques, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and general accepted auditing standards (GAAS).

  • Working knowledge of internal control frameworks (e.g., COSO).

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent investigative, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • The ability to leverage computer-assisted auditing techniques for data analysis.

  • The ability to work well independently and part of a team.

  • The ability to multi-task and work on multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • The ability to model procedures, processes, and financial transactions.


Preferred: Multiple certifications demonstrating a breadth of knowledge over internal audit, business, technology, or project management are preferred (e.g., CIA, CPA, PMP).


  • Working knowledge of project management best practices.

  • Working knowledge of SDLC concepts and risks.

  • Working knowledge of IIA standards.

  • Working knowledge of utility regulatory accounting requirements (e.g., FERC USoA).

  • Working knowledge of the following systems and technologies:


  • ACL

  • Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRM)

  • Energy Trading and Risk Management Systems (ETRM)

  • The ability to use scripting and query languages (e.g., VBA, SQL).

Leadership Competencies

  • Champions Safety, Health & the Environment

  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers

  • Develops People and Teams

  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment

  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

  • Builds Collaborative Relationships

  • Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change


Working conditions may include 40+ hour work weeks and occasional (10% - 15%) overnight, out-of-town travel.

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary 401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!! Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability.