Senior Information System Auditor Job

Minneapolis, Minnesota
09 Sep 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.
Position Summary
Performs I/T-related internal audit work across all Xcel Energy business areas. Audit projects (and related Sarbanes Oxley control testing) may include examinations of processing environment controls, database controls, application controls, new system development efforts, etc. Develops audit assignment objectives and scope, and creates detailed audit programs. Provides clear and actionable recommendations to client management. As necessary, performs follow-up on assigned audit report recommendations to ensure that clients have completed agreed upon responsive action. Performs work on annual department goals.
Essential Responsibilities
With minimal guidance from Audit Manager or IT Audit Consultant, perform information systems-related audit work - including examinations of processing environment controls, database controls, application controls, and new system development efforts. As necessary, provide leadership role for multi-person assignments. Perform audits within hours and dates agreed upon in project management plan.
Oversee the evaluation of the Company's internal controls, including application/system controls and general computer controls (relied upon for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance). Coordinate with business areas to ensure processes and controls are properly documented. Assess effectiveness of general computer control design and operation. Assist business areas in improving information systems-related controls.
Provide consultative services to business areas upon request. Develop and maintain relationships with audit client contacts in business areas, especially Business Systems. Develop understanding of information systems-related risks, processes, and controls. Provide consultative advice and recommendations to business areas to improve information systems processes and controls, and to address risks.
Develop audit assignment objectives and scope, and create detailed audit programs. Assist in the assessment of risks.
Create audit workpapers that comply with department and IIA standards for content and quality. Provide clear and actionable recommendations to client management in oral and/or written format. As necessary, perform follow-up on assigned audit report recommendations to ensure that clients have completed agreed upon responsive action.
Serve as a technical resource for others in the areas of: information technology; company operations; internal control concepts; auditing concepts and principles.
Perform work each year on assigned department goals and participate on special projects underway by the department and/or the Company. Assist in identifying departmental process improvements and industry best practices that could provide additional benefits to the department. Provide guidance to internal auditors regarding department and company policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems discipline (preferred) or business field required.
  • Must hold a relevant professional information systems-related certification (ex: CISA, CISM, SSCP, CISSP, etc.). May consider comparable technology business experience as a temporary substitute, but if not already held, must obtain an information systems-related certification within two years of hire.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant business experience.
  • Must have strong technology skills and understanding of concepts related to information systems audit, information security, general IT controls, application controls, and technology risks.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Job includes domestic travel of up to 20%
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 10200:Audit Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 5198
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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