Staff Auditor I

Accounting Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Job Summary

Under supervision of the Internal Audit Director, supervise and perform Joint Venture (JV) and Vendor audits for Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) utilizing internal resources. Create, plan, schedule, perform and monitor audits based on Annual Joint Venture Audit Plan. Quarterly report JV and vendor audit results to management and appraise status of work performed by CLR auditors and other auditors.

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Execute annual JV Audit Plan utilizing a top-down, risk-based approach,
  • Execute annual Vendor Audit Plan utilizing inquiry to management, management requests and data analytics to determine vendors to audit,
  • Supervise and conduct joint venture audits of Operators,
  • Resolve audits with at least a 50% exception recovery factor and 5 to 1 exception to cost factor. The goal is 75% recovery factor and 10:1, exception to cost factor,
  • Strong training mentality required. Resources in the JV audit pool will provide extensive training to grow the Company. Resources in JV audit will be considered for transfer out of the department into areas of accounting or other internal audit work.
  • Monitor CLR’s hosting of JV audits.
  • The position requires strong investigative ability, extensive knowledge of COPAS accounting procedures, ability to train others and ability to analyze, interpret and apply contract terms. The Staff Auditor I evaluates adequacy of financial and operational controls and reports process improvement strategies to their Supervisor and the Internal Audit Director. The Staff Auditor I is responsible for identifying exception items and formulating recommendations for improvements relating to CLR financial and operational controls.
  • Position requires out-of-town travel for JV and vendor audit engagements on an as-needed basis. Greater than 30% travel anticipated.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proven team player
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management or related field.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in JIB accounting and auditing and extensive working knowledge of COPAS theories and principles.
  • COPAS member, APA Certification, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant are preferred.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management or related field.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in JIB accounting and auditing and extensive working knowledge of COPAS theories and principles.
  • COPAS member, APA Certification, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant are preferred.
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.