Lead Analyst - Internal Audit (ASC 63236) Orange, CT or Rochester, NY in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 12.07.2018
REFERENCE: 5096294801

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: Internal Audit Networks
Job Title: Lead Analyst - Internal Audit
Reports to: Director, Internal Audit Networks
Location: Orange, CT or Rochester, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Performs audits, identifies the Company's business risks, and provides consulting on accounting, internal operating
and financial controls and matters related to compliance. Works independently with limited guidance from the
Internal Audit Director/Manager and with considerable latitude for intuitive and independent judgment.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Plans the audit and performs audit tests using data analytics where necessary. Makes recommendations to
Director/Manager of Internal Audit on audit priorities and preferred processes. (30%,P)

2. Identifies control weaknesses and recommends cost-effective solutions. (20%,P)

3. Delivers evaluations and recommendations to management using oral and written reports. Summarizes audit
findings and preliminary recommendations, with appropriate indication of risk, for review with the Director/Manager
of Internal Audit for clarification of facts. (20%,P)

4. Ensures that all audit findings, exceptions and proposed adjustments in work papers are adequately explained or
included in the audit report. (15%,S)

5. Conducts ongoing reviews that track and appraise the implementation of audit recommendations. (10%,S)

6. Mentors and trains lower-level Internal Audit team members, when applicable. (5%,S)


Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Management, Engineering or a related field.
• At least three to five years of experience in auditing, accounting, or a related field. Knowledge of engineering and
relevant utility experience preferred.
• Experience with auditing public company SOX internal controls is preferred.
• Experience in Data Analytics tools is preferred.


• CPA, CIA, and/or CFE certification is strongly desired but not required.


• Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and compile detailed reports.
• High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
• Excellent negotiation and communication skills (written and oral).
• Strong problem-solving skills and sound independent judgment.
• Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in working with others.
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases.
• Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations.
• Ability to periodically work with a diverse global team on specific multi-national audits
• Ability to work with all levels of management
• Work with Internal Audit Vice President / Director and Chief Compliance Officer to perform confidential
investigations as necessary.

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com