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Senior Auditor - SOX

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Senior Auditor - SOX   
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 primary function of this position is performing analysis and testing of internal control activities to ensure compliance with documented Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as well as identifying opportunities to improve SOX-related business practices.



  • Perform business process level walk-throughs, develop test scripts, and execute tests of controls.
  • Evaluate and communicate control deficiencies.
  • Work with business process owners to provide visibility to the SOX program, conduct periodic trainings, and assist in the identification of controls as processes evolve.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of annual financial account scoping, SOX standards, process narratives, risk and control documentation, and deficiency tracker.



Required: A bachelors degree with a major in accounting, issued by a regionally accredited institution (SACS, etc.)

Preferred: A masters degree with a concentration in a business discipline (e.g., MS, MBA, MAcc), issued by a regionally accredited institution (SACS, etc.)



Preferred: Certification demonstrating a breadth of knowledge over internal audit, accounting, or SOX (i.e., CPA, CFA, CIA)



Required: Minimum of four (4) years performing the role of a SOX Compliance Auditor or another position of comparable level with SOX ownership, control auditing, and/or GRC management.; Experience must demonstrate duties and accountability of progressively more complexity.

Preferred: Public Accounting, SAP, Data analytics, Microsoft Power Pivot/Power BI




• Highly detailed oriented, self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities

• Strong project management skills and ability to undertake change management

• Excellent verbal and written communication, proficiency and customer and client relationships including consulting and influencing and strong critical thinking and detailed analytical/problem solving

• Understands compliance and remediation requirements and has a full understanding of SOX implications, controls, etc.

• Understands testing techniques and able to communicate test results/findings to various stakeholders or lead manager


  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & 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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