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IT Auditor / Senior IT Auditor

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: IT Auditor / Senior IT Auditor 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Who Are We? 

Tampa Electric is 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. Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera, Inc.

Emera is a North American energy leader with over $34 billion in assets; serving 2.5 million customers in Canada, the US, and the Caribbean; with over 7,100 employees. Affiliates include Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company.

Audit Services performs independent and objective assurance and advisory services that add value to Tampa Electric, Emera, and its affiliates, with team members located in Tampa, Halifax, and Barbados.

Join us on our mission to continue safely delivering cleaner, affordable, and reliable energy for our customers!



IT Auditor: The Audit Associate helps achieve this mission through involvement with department engagements and activities, focusing primarily on those with a heavy information systems component (security risk assessments, ITGC reviews, system implementations, etc.).   The Audit Associate works closely with other team members, internal clients, and external service providers (auditors, consultants, etc.) to better understand risk and carry out engagements.  

Senior IT Auditor: As an IT Auditor, you will be a key member of our Audit Services team, working closely with the Senior Manager, Audit Services - IT and team members across the Emera group of companies. Your internal clients will include, but not be limited to Information Technology, Finance and Operations. 


You will be responsible for performing internal auditing and consulting engagements of technological, financial, and operational areas with a focus on information systems as part of our Audit Plan and/or SOx program. This will involve activities such as researching engagement topics, analysis of systems processes, and controls, documenting procedures performed and communicating the results. Occasionally, your work will involve collaborating with external auditors or consultants and miscellaneous administrative activities. 

Normal working condition with occasional weekend and overtime requirements, and minimal out of town travel.


What Qualifications Are We Looking For? 



  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in a technology or business discipline (e.g., Management Information Systems, Accounting), issued by a regionally accredited institution,


  • Master’s Degree with a concentration in technology or business discipline (e.g., MBA), issued by a regionally accredited university,



  • IT Audit: Working towards certifications that demonstrate a breadth of knowledge over internal audit, business, technology, or project management (e.g., CISA, CIA, CPA, PMP).
  • Senior IT Auditor: Certifications that demonstrate a breadth of knowledge over internal audit, business, technology, or project management (e.g., CISA, CIA, CPA, PMP).



  • IT Audit: Up to 2 years of direct or related work experience in public accounting, or internal audit with a focus on IT, related experience consists of public accounting or internal audit with a focus on information technology
  • Senior IT Auditor: At least 4 years of direct or related work experience is required;


  • Experience in information systems risk advisory or system implementations. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):


  • Knowledge of basic information system components, including networks, operating systems, databases and applications and related risks,
  • Knowledge of internal control frameworks (e.g., COSO)

Required - Senior IT Auditor:

  • Working knowledge of fundamental accounting and financial transaction principles, IT operations control frameworks (e.g., CobiT), ITGC auditing approaches and methods,  SDLC concepts and risks;


  • Knowledge of financial auditing concepts, techniques, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and general accepted auditing standards (GAAS),
  • Knowledge of fundamental accounting and financial transaction principles,
  • Knowledge of IIA standards
  • Knowledge of the following systems and technologies:
    • ACL
    • Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRM)
    • Energy Trading and Risk Management Systems (ETRM)
    • Infrastructure virtualization
    • Industrial Control Systems (e.g., SCADA, DCS)
  • Working knowledge of project management best practices,
  • Working knowledge of utility industry technology compliance requirements (e.g., NERC CIP);
  • The ability to use scripting and query languages (e.g., VBA, SQL)


What’s In It For You? 

  • Comprehensive compensation package with a competitive salary, annual bonus, and paid time off,
  • Career development via continuous feedback, mentoring, and time dedicated towards training. We support growing your skills and invest in training towards professional designations based on everyone’s development plan.
  • Healthy work/life balance with a flexible hybrid working schedule.
  • Opportunity to work and network with like-minded colleagues and leaders across departments, affiliates, and the enterprise.


Perks and Benefits 

  • Hybrid work schedule, Competitive Salary, Bonus Plan,
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holiday Time,
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage for you and your dependents,
  • Retirement plans: 401K (with matching company contributions) & Pension Plan,
  • Company-paid long term care coverage, life insurance and AD&D insurance,
  • Tuition Assistance, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs with on-site fitness centers,
  • Opportunities for Growth & Advancement within TECO and Emera.



  • Champions Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment


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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