Lead Specialist Internal Audit - RT
Valero - San Antonio, TX

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This position supports the Company’s business objectives through internal audits and consulting reviews by helping to maximize profitability, maintain maximum operational efficiency of its business units, safeguard Corporate assets and ensure the reliability and accuracy of financial data. Responsible for leading and participating in complex examinations and appraisals of financial and operating controls and procedures, including the following duties: risk analysis; control identification and evaluation; audit program development and execution; development of recommendations which will be accepted by management; report writing or review; and audit follow up to ensure implementation of recommendations. Updates Internal Audit Management on audit projects, including the status of project time budgets and schedules to ensure timely completion, and the identification of significant issues. Performs analysis and reports related to Special Projects as requested by the Directors and Vice President of Internal Audit. Examines activities of all areas of the Corporation to determine the extent of compliance with policies, plans, procedures, and rules of regulatory agencies. Develops new or improved procedures/ideas related to internal controls to enhance overall profitability and efficiency of the Corporation and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Participates in Information Systems Projects as needed and ensures adequacy of internal controls as well as accuracy and reliability of the system. Reviews contracts to ensure that contract provisions provide adequate controls and are in the Company’s best interests.


High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field is required. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certificate and/or other applicable certifications are preferred. A minimum of eight years internal audit or accounting experience required. Equivalent related experience in public accounting may be considered. Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and theories, generally accepted auditing standards, and ability to analyze their application in the Corporation’s operational and accounting records required. A high degree of initiative and creativity is required since each audit requires a different approach. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required and with ACL and SAP preferred. Specific experience in the refining and marketing business preferred. Must have ability to prepare reports and present them to management. Excellent oral and written communication skills essential to interact with internal and external contacts. Strong analytical and human relations' skills required. Work must be completed under time constraints to complete the annual Audit Plan and particularly while assisting our independent public accounts on annual audit assignments.


Valero is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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About Valero Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, Texas, and through its subsidiaries is the world's...