Southern California Edison Senior Auditor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently Position Overview:

This Senior Auditor position will be in the Financial and Corporate Audits division within Southern California Edison’s Audits Services Department. This position requires knowledge of the audit function and audit techniques; data analytics, statistical sampling, audit protocols, generally accepted auditing standards, business risk assessment principles, risk assessment techniques, audit report writing and documentation.

The successful candidate will work on audits in the following areas: Energy Procurement, Contract Management, Supply Chain Management and Generation. The candidate will also be assigned to work on audits in the areas of Finance, Regulatory Compliance, Project Management, and Human Resources (etc). He/she will provide significant input for briefing senior management regarding the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with regulatory requirements, including laws, and the corporate standards of conduct.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Independently conduct, lead or participate as a team member on highly complex, sensitive and/or specialized audit engagements that have a major significance to the Company.

  • Plan and execute audit engagements with assigned staff within budget and cycle time requirements that will involve making decisions with regard to day-to-day audit engagement activities.

  • Develop engagement level risk assessment of the system of internal controls, reliability of operating information, and compliance with regulatory requirements including applicable laws, and the corporate standards of conduct.

  • Evaluate processes and controls for improvement and efficiencies. Ensure continuous improvement in audit engagements and other special projects.

  • Provide guidance, mentoring, training, and written feedback to team members.

  • Independently serve as a technical advisor/consultant on highly complex and/or specialized consulting assignments or special projects.

  • Develop audit reports with recommendations that influence executive and/or senior management decisions or reduce major corporate risk.

  • Lead consulting engagements as requested by management and offer recommendations to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Senior management occasionally requests the Audit Services Department to act in an advisory capacity to evaluate operations and provide recommendations to improve an organization’s governance, risk management, and control processes.

  • Interact with all senior levels of management, including the VP/General Auditor to present audit findings and complex issues.

  • Work effectively with flexibility in a variety of situations, including those involving uncertainty, lack of information, and changing circumstances.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Information Systems, or related field.

  • Five years of recent audit experience (combined internal and external audit).

  • Experience leading complex audits and consulting engagements from start to finish.

  • Experience with internal controls, auditing standards, and accounting (SEC, PCAOB, GAAS, and GAAP), SOX

  • Experience developing engagement level risk assessments including assessing fraud risk.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification. If the individuals is not currently certified, he/she shall obtain the CPA or CIA certification within 36 months of being hired.

  • A graduate degree in the subjects of business administration, accounting, information systems, or related field.

  • Prior Big 4 audit experience within the following industries: commercial business/manufacturing, utilities, or independent power producers.

  • Experience utilizing data analytics or analytical procedures in audits.

  • Two or more years of experience managing a team of audit professionals and assist them in all aspects of an audit engagement or special project.

  • Experience using software including TeamMate, Supplier Portal, Endur, Ariba and SAP experience, including Governance, Risk, and Compliance module.

  • Experience with applying regulatory and legislative compliance for utilities (FERC, NERC, CPUC, etc) and General Rate Case proceedings in California.

  • Experience with auditing contracts, including but not limited to supply chain contracts and labor union agreements.

  • Experience auditing or performing energy procurement and/or risk control functions.

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing.

  • Demonstrates experience using strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Demonstrates experience with defining problems, manipulating data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.

  • Demonstrates experience with negotiating and influencing others.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications.


  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, California. However, the successful candidate may be required to travel as part of the job. Travel is estimated to be 15% to 25% around the SCE territory.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.