Internal Audit Senior (Downtown Dallas or Houston)

Accretive Solutions’ Executive Search Practice has been engaged by a large energy company to recruit an Internal Audit Senior to join their team, located in Downtown Dallas or Downtown Houston. Candidate should ideally have public accounting and oil & gas experience. The company is growing, has a great culture and excellent benefits. Salary depends on experience + a nice bonus. Travel is 10-20%.


This Internal Audit Senior position will support company’s Internal Audit team in their journey to become a trusted advisor at company and in turn a trusted energy company devoted to its people, partners and performance. The Internal Audit Senior will actively participate in project-based assignments that are part of the internal audit plan, including internal controls (SOX), enterprise risk management, operational audits, anti-fraud program, technology audits, and continuous improvement of audit processes.

• Actively participates in all phases of the audit process including: planning, identifying risks, establishing objectives and scope of work, creating the audit program, performing the audit fieldwork, documentation of work performed, and meeting audit project metrics (budgets and deadlines).
• Prepares the preliminary audit observations ensuring key observations and risks are addressed and communicated in a manner that builds trust and improves processes.
• Leads the opening and closing meetings for assigned audit engagements and presentation of audit observations to management.
• Demonstrates a basic understanding of the company’s strategy and business operations.
• Collaborates with audit team members to ensure conformance with acceptable standards, plans, budgets and schedules.
• Supervises internal auditors on engagements.
• Focuses on continuous improvement by identifying opportunities for creating efficiencies in planning, performing, and reporting of audit engagements.
• Develops and recommends new business process and controls to strengthen the overall internal control environment or address specific deficiencies.
• Builds and maintains working relationships with management, peers, audit team, and other stakeholders.
• Pursues professional development opportunities, including professional training, professional memberships, and shares information gained with the audit team.

This position will interact with departments and personnel throughout the company, at all levels, including corporate support services, field locations, senior management, and external auditors.


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration required.
• Professional certification such as a CIA, CPA, or CISA, or currently pursuing such certification preferred.
• 4+ years of work experience in an internal audit or public accounting role (Big 4 experience preferred).
• Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance is preferred.
• Oil and gas industry experience is highly preferred.
• Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required.
• Data analytics experience a plus.
• Relevant internal control or risk management experience, including but not limited to COSO framework, SOX compliance requirements, and enterprise risk management (ERM).
• Demonstrates attention to detail and has the ability to handle various aspects of a project.
• Manages individual time effectively and has strong active listening skills.
• Experience providing direction and supervision to other employees and/or co-sourced professional services teams.
• Demonstrates solid analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal) skills are required.
• Ability to deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations and works well in both a team environment and individual tasks.
• Pursues tasks with energy, drive, and urgency especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
• Adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values and beliefs during good and bad times; and acts in line with those values.
• Ability to travel (domestic) 10-20%.


If you, or someone you know, meet these requirements and are interested in learning more about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Jennifer Weiss at and include an updated resume/CV.

Corporate Statement: 

Accretive Solutions is a national professional services firm providing Consulting, Staffing, and Outsourcing solutions to a wide variety of organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 500. We specialize in solving problems in Accounting & Finance, Governance & Compliance, Information Technology and Business Transformation. Our Executive Search practice has a long and successful history of identifying great talent on behalf of our clients and their organizations.

Throughout our 30 year history performing Executive Search, we have earned an excellent reputation for delivering results and operating with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism. One of the things that set us apart is our practice of always doing what is in the best interests of those we serve - both clients and candidates alike.

Accretive Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Date: 

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 22:00

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