Associate Auditor

Accounting Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Job Summary

Under supervision of the JV Lead Auditor, perform Joint Venture (JV) audits, coordinate JV audits of Continental, schedule, prepare for and plan audits and assist in the discharge of the Annual Joint Venture Audit Plan. Report joint venture results to management and appraise status of work performed by others and by Continental auditors.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • The position requires strong investigative ability, knowledge of COPAS accounting procedures and an ability to analyze interpret and apply contract terms.
  • Evaluate audits to perform on a risk-based approach.
  • Perform Joint Venture audits of other Operators in-house and out-of-town as required.
  • Write preliminary findings, audit reports and finalize all aspects of work papers.
  • Review the work of auditors to determine audit objectives achieved and evidence supports claims.
  • Perform other audit work as required to meet the objectives of the department and company including tests of SOX controls, operational audits, well audits, payout audits, vendor audits and other assignments to meet the requirements of the department.
  • Host audits of Continental providing JADE and other information before the audit, schedule work space and resources, if any required, for the performance of the audit, respond to written requests, maintain a log of requests, resolve exceptions and inquiries per COPAS protocol and JOA and accounting procedure language.
  • Identify exception items and formulating recommendations for improvements relating to Continental financial and operational controls.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proven team player

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited College or University.
  • Oil and gas experience preferred.
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.