Internal Auditor
Cloud Peak Energy 13 reviews - Broomfield, CO

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Must take a personal and active approach to health, safety and environment and understand and follow all state, federal and company health, safety and environmental requirements applicable to the work area and tasks assigned.

Summary of Position:

Under basic direction from the Director, Internal Audit or Senior Internal Auditor, the Internal Auditor will examine and evaluate the effectiveness of operational, financial and compliance controls. The role of the Internal Auditor involves performing financial, operational and compliance audits, documenting workpapers and communicating results. In particular, the Internal Auditor will perform control testing to determine the control operating effectiveness as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance procedures.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
  • Assist in the development of comprehensive risk-based internal audit programs, plan audits, and execute fieldwork
  • Perform audit field work necessary for evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations and compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Perform internal control walkthrough and testing procedures ( Test of Design (TOD) and Test of Operating Effectiveness (TOE)) within budgeted timeframes for business process and information technology controls
  • Prepare work papers documenting procedures performed, to fully support audit findings
  • Recommend improvements that add value to risk management, internal control, governance and business processes and communicate control findings to process owners/audit clients
  • Assist in the preparation of Internal Audit reports which include formal recommendations to management for review and implementation
  • Track and follow-up on audit findings
  • Provide Management and process owners consulting services in the areas of corporate governance, risk and control management, policies and procedures, and financial and operational processes

Knowledge and Relevant Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (advanced degree is desirable)
  • 3 + years of increasing experience in public accounting or internal audit
  • Preference for:
    • Public accounting experience serving SEC registered clients
    • Significant multi-company / industry SOX 404 experience with multi-location settings, including design and operational effectiveness testing of business process and IT general controls
  • CPA, CIA, or CISA is preferred
  • Should have strong technical audit and financial skills with a comprehensive understanding of Internal Auditing Standards, IFRS, GAAP, PCAOB Standards, SEC regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO, and evaluations of systems of internal controls
  • Experience in the coal mining or other mineral extraction, utility or other energy-related industries is desirable
  • Solid understanding of project management and successful delivery of objectives
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and have strong organization skills
  • Effective interaction with employees at all levels of the organization, as well as external customers and auditors
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Use of data analysis tools (IDEA, ACL) and techniques to support audit recommendations
  • Analytical, statistical and problem solving skills in order to evaluate opportunities for improvement/optimization of processes, quality, safety or other operational resources
  • Communicates a "can do" attitude and positive outlook, minimizing negative behaviors

About this company
13 reviews
Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) is headquartered in Wyoming and is the third largest U.S. coal producer and the only pure-play PRB coal...