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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 17-0237
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 across all aspects of Calpine’s business, 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:
• Responsible for conducting and documenting audit projects in a variety of areas with an emphasis on operational, information technology and financial audits;
• Evaluates internal controls and designs and conducts tests;
• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;
• Evaluates business processes, procedures, policies and internal controls and identifies factors causing deficiencies;
• Evaluates system design and implementation processes including project management processes & procedures;
• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF);
• 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;
• Assists in the implementation and support of a continuous auditing program;
• Prepares and submits reports of audit results including making recommendations on matters of significance and follows up on audit recommendations to ensure implementation; and other duties as assigned.

Portfolio of Assignments: (estimated)
• SOX/Compliance: 15% - 20%
• Operational & Financial Audits: 65% - 75%
• Consulting/Other Projects: 5% - 10
Requirements • Internship or 1 to 2 years internal audit experience preferable;
• Strong analytical skills to analyze complex and inconsistent data;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Exposure to Electronic Work papers (e.g. TeamMate), databases and data manipulation software (ACL or Microsoft Access); and
• Knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office Applications, Windows, or Data Analysis Tools

Education and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Engineering
• Professional certification such as CIA, CPA, CFA or CMA
• Ability to travel domestically and to Canada: 25%
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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