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Auditor Sr

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Sr. IT / Operational Internal Auditor for Apache Corporation will be a vital member of Apache’s Internal Audit team, reporting to the Manager, Internal Audit at the Houston, TX office.  This role will be a primary resource in performing and leading IT (general and technical) internal audits, as well as conducting operational audits and SOX testing.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Developing audit risks, scopes, objectives, work programs and testing procedures as needed;
  • Completing assigned audits, advisory engagements or special projects as the Lead or a team member;
  • Documenting business and system processes as needed, identifying relevant risks and controls;
  • Effectively and efficiently executing process design reviews and control testing procedures to fulfill audit objectives;
  • Supervising and reviewing the work product of other audit team members when serving as the Lead;
  • Preparing and organizing audit work papers to document work performed and support audit conclusions;
  • Identifying audit findings and developing sound corrective recommendations;
  • Leading or attending audit closing meetings to communicate audit work, findings and recommendations to management. Assist with action plan development;
  • Working with and supporting the business in developing and instituting needed actions to improve operations and controls, and at times adopting best practices;
  • Performing test work related to SOX 404, including ITGC and application controls;
  • Drafting well-written reports at the conclusion of audits covering audit scopes, procedures employed, findings and recommendations;
  • Assisting with departmental projects related to audit planning, operations and Sarbanes-Oxley; and,
  • Liaising with external auditors as needed, including representing IA in status and coordination meetings with the external auditor.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or minor) in an IT-related field;
  • CISA or similar certification required, CPA or CIA desirable;
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or internal audit;
  • Experience with hands-on consultancy through audit or otherwise desired;
  • Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal);
  • Strong teamwork orientation, with the ability to work independently as needed;
  • Hands-on experience with Sarbanes-Oxley principles and testing required;
  • Experience with operational / process auditing and identifying control gaps and process improvement opportunities;
  • Experience with higher level IT reviews (e.g. ITGCs, SDLCs and data centers) as well as more technical audits (e.g. networks, operating systems, databases, applications, cybersecurity);
  • Proven strong aptitude for problem solving and root cause analysis;
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP preferred;
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry highly preferred; and,
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally. Travel can extend to 3 weeks in duration.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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