Internal Auditor

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Date: May 17, 2023

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!


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Pay Grade

11, 12, 14


Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

Position Summary

Performs internal audit activities designed to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of policies, procedures, standards, controls, performance and objectives. Functions in an analytical capacity.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and conducts internal audits.
  • Identifies and evaluates the effectiveness of controls of business operations and related information systems.
  • Designs tests of controls
  • Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, inefficiencies, fraud or non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies.
  • Prepares and presents formal oral and written reports on audit findings.
  • Inspects account books and accounting systems or information systems for efficiency, effectiveness and use of accepted accounting or information system procedures.
  • Examines records and interviews workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Examines and evaluates financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Evaluates whether the organization’s objectives are reflected in its management activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Personal Computer Usage

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Possess a valid driver’s license with a history of a safe driving record in accordance with CPSE policies, procedures, safety standards, and applicable laws and regulations
Relative experience in auditing, accounting, business or IT concepts
Demonstrates knowledge of internal control and risk assessment concepts
Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization
Ability to make independent decisions and often makes recommendations which affect the section, department and/or division
Consistently maintains a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism and communicates the importance of both to others
Ability to handle complex assignments, be a self-starter, be able to meet goals and deadlines on own initiative with minimum supervision
Ability to understand the Audit Standards, Audit Governance, and Internal Control framework

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, or other related certification
  • Working knowledge of sampling techniques
  • Awareness of process improvement methodologies
  • Experience with Process Mapping / Flowcharting


Communicates Effectively
Acting as a Champion for Change
Acting with Integrity
Driving Continuous Improvement

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Management, Information Systems, Finance, Business Administration or proven working experience may be used in lieu of degree

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

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