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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 20-0188
Title Internal Auditor II
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 remarkable 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.

Internal Auditors can expect to participate on projects that cover a wide range of topics, in areas significant to Company objectives, while interacting with various levels of management. Internal Auditors work closely with the business owners using our expertise to support Calpine in matters related to operations, finance, information technology, business improvements, governance, risk management, and controls.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reports to the Audit Manager;
• 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;
• Responsible for conducting and documenting audit projects in a variety of areas with an emphasis on operational, and financial audits;
• Evaluates business processes, procedures, policies and internal controls and identifies factors causing deficiencies;
• Evaluates internal controls and designs and conducts tests;
• Assists in the implementation and support of a continuous auditing program;
• Performs Data Analytics including complex analysis, dashboard report and exception reporting;
• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF);
• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;
• 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: 10% - 15%
• Operational & Financial Audits: 65% - 75%
• Consulting/Other Projects: 5% - 10%

• Two to four years internal audit experience or equivalent;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Moderate to Strong analytical skills to analyze complex and inconsistent data;
• Exposure to Electronic Work papers (e.g. TeamMate);
• Knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office Applications, Windows, or Data Analysis Tools; and
• Experience with Data Analytics, Advanced Excel and Business Intelligence tools (i.e. Microsoft Power BI, Cognos, Tableau) (Preferred)
Requirements Education and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a combination
• Master’s Degree (Preferred)
• Professional certification such as CIA, CPA, CFA or CMA (Preferred)
• Ability to travel domestically: 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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