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Auditor (Experienced Staff or Senior)

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Auditor (Experienced Staff or Senior)   
Company: Tampa Electric Company
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 



The mission of the Audit Services department is to provide assurance and advisory services designed to evaluate and facilitate improving the effectiveness of risk management, governance, and internal controls at TECO Energy and its subsidiaries, while adding value by demonstrating how to improve effectiveness in business operations.  The Auditor helps achieve this mission through involvement with department engagements and activities, focusing primarily on those with a heavy financial component (risk assessments, substantive sampling, analytical testing, etc.).   



  • Execute Assurance and Advisory engagements and provide governance, risk, and control related professional expertise.
  • Develop risk assessments and audit programs based on assessment of control and risk environment.
  • Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of processes, business systems, and internal controls in support of the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Provide value-added improvement opportunities and recommendations and communicate with management, both verbally and written.
  • Monitor remediation associated with previous audit issues; provide ongoing consultation on remediation approach.


Additional responsibilities for Senior:

  • Assign and review work of others, as needed.
  • Provide guidance and training to other team members.



Required: Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting issued by a regionally accredited institution

Preferred: Master’s degree with a concentration in a technology or business discipline (e.g.,   MS, MBA, MAcc) issued by a regionally accredited institution



Required for Staff: Commitment to obtaining an audit/accounting risk certification (e.g., CIA, CPA)

Required for Senior: CIA or CPA

Preferred: Certifications demonstrating a breadth of knowledge over internal audit,    business, or technology (e.g., CPA)



Required: Minimum of two (2) years of internal audit or related work experience. Related experience consists of public accounting or financial analysis/processes.

Senior: Minimum of four (4) years of internal audit or related work experience. Related experience consists of public accounting or financial analysis/processes.




  • Working knowledge of audit concepts and techniques as well as a broad understanding of enterprise-risk, corporate governance and process and control design.
  • Highly detailed oriented, self-motivated, and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and detailed analytical/problem solving
  • Understands testing techniques and able to communicate test results/findings to various stakeholders or lead manager


  • The ability to leverage computer-assisted auditing techniques for data analytics, preferably in Arbutus or ACL
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP and CRM
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards, including IIA Standards, COSO, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).



Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment



Working conditions may include 40+ hour work weeks and occasional (10% - 15%) overnight, out-of-town travel.



TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!



STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.



Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

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