A stable work environment that offers competitive pay and benefits? A culture that values diversity, inclusion and teamwork? The chance to make a difference every day?
Working at Southern Company and its affiliates provides all of the above.
This position is accountable for conducting routine medium and high-risk audits or reviews to assess business processes, internal controls, fraud prevention and detection, and compliance processes across Southern Company. In this position, the auditor is expected to assist in planning and delivering audit results, along with a team of auditors.
Build and sustain professional relationships with audit clients across the company
Understand the functional business area(s) under review and apply that knowledge to assist management in identifying and monitoring strategic, financial, operational and compliance risks
Provide quality assurance for individual work performed and ensure work conforms to Professional Standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors
Draft high-quality audit reports and communicate effectively with appropriate company and audit management
Manage assigned responsibilities effectively to meet project budgets and make productive use of time
Collaborate effectively with audit team members on individual assignments or departmental initiatives
Produce workable solutions to a range of problems and contribute new ideas to improve Internal Auditing and other organizations
Participate in appropriate external organizations to obtain personal and professional training and development
Education and Certification:
Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Technology or Cybersecurity
Advanced degree is a plus
It is expected that the applicant will pursue or obtain at least one job-related certification within two years of entering the department. Examples of job-related certifications include: Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Professional Engineer, Certified Information Systems Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner
1-3 years internal auditing experience or experience in a related field or industry
Prior experience in the utility industry with a basic understanding of utility concepts is desired
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work successfully in a team setting
Experience with Power BI is a plus
Understanding data analytic concepts is a plus
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective project management skills, including managing time, developing a work plan, taking initiative, and analyzing data.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
Intermediate computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and recognizes when to use data analytics
Ability to work in a team environment as an individual contributor or independently with self confidence
Ability to adapt to changing demands, multi-task, and manage competing priorities
Basic understanding of risk management, internal controls, and governance
Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Company's values of safety, unquestionable trust, superior performance and total commitment
Must have a natural curiosity for how things work.
This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by Diversity Inc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.
Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. #LI
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Southern Company Services
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): No
Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)
30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW
Req ID: SCS2010238