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Internal IT Auditor I

at Calpine

Posted: 1/27/2020
Job Reference #: *3C46D5A895DCE9B0

Job Description

Requisition Number

Internal IT Auditor I



Job Family


Employee Type

Subject to DOT Regulations

Percent of Travel Required

Relocation Provided

Houston Office

Internal IT Audit provides a tremendous opportunity for team members to understand Calpine’s business, processes, people and technology.

The scope of our efforts spans from governance and financial management through business operations and customer interaction.

Internal IT Auditors can expect to participate on projects that cover a wide range of topics, in areas significant to Company objectives, while interacting with all levels of management. Internal Auditors work closely with the business owners using our expertise to support Calpine in matters related to governance, finance, information technology, business improvements, risk management, and controls.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;
• Responsible for conducting and documenting audit projects in a variety of areas with an emphasis on data analysis in operational, information technology and financial audits;
• Evaluates internal controls and designs and conducts tests;
• Evaluates business processes, procedures, policies and internal controls and identifies factors causing deficiencies;
• Evaluates system design and implementation processes including project management processes & procedures;
• Performs Data Analytics including complex analysis, dashboard report and exception reporting;
• Audits the accounting and statistical data of various departments, divisions and locations in order to verify accuracy in compliance with plans, policies and procedures prescribed by management;
• Prepares and submits reports of audit results including making recommendations on matters of significance and follows up on audit recommendations to ensure implementation;
• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF);
• Evaluates emerging IT topics, trends, and tools. Provides insight and guidance to Calpine Management;
• Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities, research and recommend solutions to Calpine Management;
• Assists in the implementation and support of a continuous auditing program; and
• Other duties as assigned by Internal Audit Manager or Management.

Portfolio of Assignments: (estimated)
• Data Analysis – 10% - 15%
• SOX/Compliance: 10%-15%
• Operational & Financial Audits: 10% - 15%
• Information Technology Audits: 50% - 60%
• Consulting/Other Projects: 10% - 15%

• Minimum of an internship or up to two years of Internal Audit/Information Technology experience preferable;
• Strong analytical skills to analyze complex and inconsistent data;
• Experience with Data Analytics, Advanced Excel and Business Intelligence tools (i.e. Microsoft Power BI, Qlik, Tableau)
• Familiarity with wide range of Cybersecurity topics and trends
• Exposure to Electronic Work papers (e.g. TeamMate), databases and data manipulation software (ACL, IDEA or Microsoft Access); and
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or Engineering;
• A desire to pursue a professional certification relevant to Internal Audit, Technology and/or educational background.
• Ability to travel domestically and to Canada: 25%