Skills: Accounting, Financial Audit
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
The Audit Director reports to the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and is responsible for leading the Corporate Audit team. The Audit Director, in this high visibility role, works collaboratively with the CAE to set the strategic direction for the Assurance group and also partners with company leadership to develop a risk-based audit plan to assess, report on, and make suggestions for improving the company's internal controls. The Audit Director participates in internal control and other leadership committees to promote and sustain a strong internal control environment.
The Audit Director is also responsible for directing auditing activities in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, which encompasses managing and developing the audit team, scheduling audit engagements, and overseeing the effective execution of financial, operational, and compliance audits in accordance with the annually approved audit plan.
The Audit Director gains broad insights into the company's strategic direction, operations, standards and business practices. Coupled with a focus on leadership development, the role provides excellent "readiness training" to take on other leadership positions within the company.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish and maintain open, professional and collaborative relationships with all levels of management
Staff recruiting, development and retention
Develop standards to align with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
Particiapte on Internal Control and Other Leadership Committees
Prepare annual risk assessment and audit plan
Direct audit execution—scheduling, planning, fieldwork, reporting, staff evaluations, and issue remediation
Oversee audit program development and updates
Leadership presence: confident communicating with all levels of management
Ability to establish open, professional and collaborative relationships with all levels of management
Able to execute strategic and tactical plans
Strong communicator: excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills -- persuasive
Effective team builder: able to promote and sustain a collaborative working environment
Personal and professional integrity
Leadership: willing and able to mentor and lead audit staff to expedite staff development
Strong work ethic: self-starter who is motivated to excel
Values diversity: encourages active participation and exchange of ideas and perspectives
Ambiguity tolerant: demonstrates patience to effectively manage through evolving objective/goals
Strong time management skills: ability to prioritize tasks and objectives--effective multi-tasker
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Minimum 15 years of audit (internal or external) or company experience
Minimum of 7 years of leadership experience (direct reports)
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related fields
Professional Certification (CPA, CIA, CMA, CFE, etc.)
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience in public accounting firm and/or with a listed company (min 5 years)
Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian)
Experience using ERP Systems (JDE, SAP, and Hyperion)
Willing to travel domestically and internationally -- up to 35%.
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.
At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology. The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.