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Internal IT Auditor, Senior

Requisition ID # 14014 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco



Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.


Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.


Department Overview

The Internal Audit department is responsible for providing PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (each a Company and, together, the Companies), and their subsidiaries with independent, objective assurance over the adequacy of processes and controls to manage business risk and provides control advisory services


Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of IT Internal Audit, the Senior IT Auditor position will be responsible for evaluating technology and business-related controls for both IT and integrated audits, perform control advisory work, and identify areas of opportunity for process and control improvements.   The ideal candidate is experienced in IT auditing and has a strong knowledge of internal controls.  The candidate should also have strong analytical and client skills, and excellent business judgment. 


Job Responsibilities

As a senior IT internal auditor, you will be responsible for leading assignments with a broad scope and complexity in a team environment. The key aspects of the role include:

  • Define expectations for each audit project, including objectives, scope, timing, key contacts, and deliverables.
  • Develop audit programs to execute moderately complex, high-risk audits with some input from manager.
  • Solves problems with limited scope and complexity and takes a new perspective on existing solutions.
  • Plans work to meet assigned audit objective with minimal input from manager.
  • Provides oversight to and reviews work of assigned staff auditors, including communicating risk based audit plans, coordinating audit work, and providing performance feedback.
  • Monitors audit timelines, milestones, and resource usage, and adjust work effort with some manager oversight.
  • Identifies control gaps, assisting management in creating action plans to address risks and ensuring that action plans are completed.
  • Participates in creating annual audit plan.
  • Mentors new members of the Internal Auditing department






  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Business or equivalent experience
  •  6 years of relevant experience in Internal IT Auditing



  • Thorough knowledge of analyzing and developing risk assessment processes and assessing risk within a process or business function
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and able to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks and adhere to tight deadlines
  • One or more of the following certifications: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA),Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or post graduate degree (MBA)
  • Knowledge of COBIT, ISO 27000, ITIL, and COSO principles.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of industry regulations and business/operational/IT aspects of the industry and PG&E
  • Ability to communicate effectively, lead client meetings, discuss issues and controls, and report on progress of work product with client manager, director, or project team
  • Excellent planning, leadership, and supervisory skills and the ability to build effective relationships in several areas of the business
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-discipline team
  • Ability to express control deficiencies in a business context
  • Demonstrates judgment and listening skills and has the ability to analyze more complex processes and strategies
  • Ability to positively influence business owners on control solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP and Business Warehouse
  • Possess project management skills and an understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)




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