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IT Auditor Associate to Senior (UPDATED) - Electric & Gas Utility

Date: Dec 26, 2018

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: IT Auditor Associate to Senior (UPDATED) - Electric & Gas Utility 
Company: TECO Services, Inc. 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This is a multi-level position within the levels of IT Auditor Aussociate to Sr. IT Auditor and typically pays between $49,600  to $102,599 and is based on skills, experience, certifications and education of the successful candidate.




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 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.



1.       Performing internal auditing and consulting engagements of technological, financial, and operational areas, with a focus on information systems, as part of the annual engagement plan: 

a.       Research engagement and activity topics

b.       Analyze systems, processes, and controls

c.       Document procedures performed

d.       Communicate results

Sr. IT Auditor position also includes:

e.       Develop scope, objectives, and procedures

f.        Assign work to others

g.       Review work of others

h.       Administer budget and schedule

i.         Follow Up

2.       Collaborate with external auditors (all)

3.       Other miscellaneous activities (community service events, draft financial statement review, etc.) (all)

4.       Provide technical guidance and training (Sr. IT Auditor)



*Candidates may qualify in this multi-graded position as an IT Auditor Associate to Sr. IT Auditor based upon skills, experience, certifications and education. Consideration for higher level position will require more experience directly related to the duties of the job in addition to meeting more of the preferred qualifications and requires more independent judgment, accountability and oversight, leadership and/or subject matter expertise in performance of this position.


Required:            Bachelor’s degree with a major in a technology or business discipline (e.g., MIS, accounting), issued by a regionally accredited institution (SACS, etc.), is required.

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


Preferred:           Multiple certifications demonstrating a breadth of knowledge over internal audit, business, technology, or project management are preferred (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA, PMP).



IT Auditor Associate:

0 - 2 years of direct or related work experience. Related experience consists of public accounting or internal audit with a focus on information technology.

IT Auditor:

Minimum of ­­­­­­2 years of direct or related work experience is required. Related experience consists of:  public accounting or internal audit with a focus on information technology.

Sr. IT Auditor:

Minimum of 4 years of direct or related work experience is required. Related experience consists of:  public accounting or internal audit with a focus on information technology.

Preferred:           Professional work experience in public accounting or internal audit with a focus on information technology. Experience in information systems risk advisory or system implementations.

Knowledge/Skills/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);

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills;

·         Excellent investigative, problem solving, and analytical skills;

·         The ability to leverage computer-assisted auditing techniques for data analysis; 

·         The ability to work well independently and part of a team;

·         The ability to multi-task and work on multiple priorities simultaneously;

·         The ability to model procedures, processes, and systems


·         Knowledge of fundamental accounting and financial transaction principles

·         Working knowledge of ITGC auditing approaches and methods;

·         Working knowledge of project management best practices;

·         Working knowledge of SDLC concepts and risks;

·         Working knowledge of IT operations control frameworks (e.g., CobiT);

·         Knowledge of financial auditing concepts, techniques, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and general accepted auditing standards (GAAS);

·         Knowledge of IIA standards;

·         Working knowledge of utility industry technology compliance requirements (e.g., NERC CIP);

·         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)

·         The ability to use scripting and query languages (e.g., VBA, SQL)

·         The ability to assess emerging information technology and business risks

·         Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and work on multiple engagements simultaneously

·         The ability to lead an engagement team

·         The ability to provide direction and delegate work to other team members




Ownership & Excellence

Produce Results


Ability to Learn

Communication / Presentation Skills



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.


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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