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Houston, TX

 Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.



POSITION:                   STAFF AUDITOR


LOCATION:                 HOUSTON, TEXAS



Company Description and Internal Audit Organization:


Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is engaged in the transportation, storage, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas related petroleum products and operates natural gas storage facilities. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and trades on the NYSE as "PAA."


The Internal Audit department performs operational, financial, and compliance audits and is comprised of a mix of former Big 4 auditors and other professionals with financial, operational, and information technology experience. Professional growth opportunities exist within the department and via rotation into other parts of the company.





§   Interview process owners and control performers throughout the organization;


§   Understand and document business processes, risks and controls;


§   Participate in engagement planning, create and execute the work program to test and evaluate controls and process efficiencies, and perform wrap-up in accordance with established guidance;


§   Understand SOX requirements and administer walkthroughs with process owners to prepare/update SOX documentation, including flowcharts and risk control matrices;


§   Perform SOX internal control testing, ensuring appropriate analysis of control evidence and documentation of test results; and


§   Maintain and communicate audit status and results to Internal Audit supervisory and management personnel.





§   Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS, or related field.


§   1-3 years of experience performing internal/external audit or risk consulting engagements, preferably with a Big 4 or risk consulting firm’s internal audit practice and with exposure to oil and gas clients.


§   Proficient in MS Word/Excel and preferably possess a working knowledge of MS Visio and data analytic tools (e.g. ACL/IDEA).


§   Motivated, self-starter with exceptional communication, organization and facilitation skills with the ability to build strong, positive relationships at all levels of the organization.


§   Ideal candidate will possess sufficient knowledge and experience to perform audits of business processes and general IT risks and controls.


§   Possession or pursuit of relevant accounting/audit designation(s) (e.g. CPA, CIA, CA, CMA or CGA) is considered an asset, as is familiarity with CCH TeamMate audit management software.


§   Travel to field locations estimated to range between 5-10% per year.



How to Apply:


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