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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 19-0479
Title Internal Auditor I
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Legal
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 25
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description Internal Audit provides a tremendous opportunity for team members to understand Calpine’s business, processes, people and technology. The scope of our efforts spans from governance and financial management through business operations and customer interaction.
Position Summary:
Internal Auditors can expect to participate on projects that cover a wide range of topics, in areas significant to Company objectives, while interacting with all levels of management. Internal Auditors work closely with the business owners using our expertise to support Calpine in matters related to governance, finance, information technology, business improvements, risk management, and controls.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;
• Responsible for conducting and documenting audit projects in a variety of areas with an emphasis on data analysis in operational, information technology and financial audits;
• Evaluates internal controls and designs and conducts tests;
• Evaluates business processes, procedures, policies and internal controls and identifies factors causing deficiencies;
• Evaluates system design and implementation processes including project management processes & procedures;
• Performs Data Analytics including complex analysis, dashboard report and exception reporting;
• Audits the accounting and statistical data of various departments, divisions and locations in order to verify accuracy in compliance with plans, policies and procedures prescribed by management;
• Prepares and submits reports of audit results including making recommendations on matters of significance and follows up on audit recommendations to ensure implementation;
• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF);
• Evaluates emerging IT topics, trends, and tools. Provides insight and guidance to Calpine Management;
• Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities, research and recommend solutions to Calpine Management;
• Assists in the implementation and support of a continuous auditing program; and
• Other duties as assigned by Internal Audit Manager or Management.

Portfolio of Assignments: (estimated)
• Data Analysis – 10% - 15%
• SOX/Compliance: 10%-15%
• Operational & Financial Audits: 10% - 15%
• Information Technology Audits: 50% - 60%
• Consulting/Other Projects: 10% - 15%
Requirements • Minimum of an internship or up to two years of Internal Audit/Information Technology experience preferable;
• Strong analytical skills to analyze complex and inconsistent data;
• Experience with Data Analytics, Advanced Excel and Business Intelligence tools (i.e. Microsoft Power BI, Qlik, Tableau)
• Familiarity with wide range of Cybersecurity topics and trends
• Exposure to Electronic Work papers (e.g. TeamMate), databases and data manipulation software (ACL, IDEA or Microsoft Access); and
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or Engineering;
• A desire to pursue a professional certification relevant to Internal Audit, Technology and/or educational background.
• Ability to travel domestically and to Canada: 25%
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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