Company: Weatherford
Skills: Financial Audit
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Overview

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Responsibilities

Job Purpose

Works as an integral part of an Assurance audit team to perform financial, operational, and compliance audits, as well as associated investigations of allegations of wrongdoing in these spaces. Will assist Assurance Management with the execution of the annual Assurance audit plan. Responsible for audit field work, working papers formalization and audit report preparation, findings, and recommendations. Responsible for partnering with Compliance/Investigations to review enterprise hotline allegations. May be involved in various other special projects that partner with global functions to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the organization. Works independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Possess a genuine interest in not only Assurance's goals and objectives, but also the company's objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Participating in audits / field projects, such as operational audits, financial audits, SOX testing, compliance (i.e., anti-fraud, anticorruption, cross-border trade compliance controls), limited QHSSE (with supervision of experts in those areas and already part of the Assurance function), as well as special projects as requested.
  • Preparing and reviewing (includes self review) audit files and audit reports in compliance with departmental standards as well as the International Standards for the Practice of Internal Audit. This includes complete and concise file documentation with accurate explanations and good grammar.
  • Leading, arranging, and organizing impromptu or formal meetings with process owners in the field.
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent open, professional, and collaborative relationships with all levels of management in Assurance, as well as management throughout the organization.
  • Being competent and experienced in all areas of testing and reviewing the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) including: Cash and Treasury, Accounts Receivable, Revenue Recognition, Inventory, Manufacturing, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Foreign Currency, Month End Close and Segregation of Duties.
  • Writing audit programs and procedures as required and/or adjusting existing procedures when needed.
  • Effectively managing open items including notifying Assurance management of any missing provided by client (PBC) requests to prevent project delays, as well as prompt client notification of incomplete or incorrect items.
  • Providing guidance and developing less experienced staff, as applicable.
  • Taking ownership of success and failures with a humble attitude always seeking to learn more.
  • Possessing a genuine interest and understanding of both departmental and company's goals and objectives.
  • Maintaining a fiduciary responsibility for all company assets and resources within your control.


Qualifications

Experience & Education

REQUIRED
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in internal audit, external audit, accounting, or other related fields
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related fields
  • Previous external or internal audit experience
  • Strong experience in testing control design and operating effectiveness
  • Strong experience in performing Operational/Process audits, while having in consideration the impact of diverse risks (Business / Operational, Financial, Compliance, and IT)
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
  • Microsoft Office proficient required (including advanced Excel)
  • JDE, SAP, Hyperion or equivalent systems
  • Strong experience in Fraud, Anticorruption, and Trade Compliance reviews
  • Fluent in English
  • Willing to travel up to 50%

PREFFERED
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field
  • CPA, Certified Internal Auditor, CFE, or other related certification
  • Oil and Gas services experience
  • Bi-lingual Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


REQUIRED
  • Respectful, humble, and patient attitude to both the client as well as other team members. This includes verbal communications, e-mails, and overall demeanor.
  • Ability to quickly adjust to changes with a supportive and cooperative attitude.
  • Maintain a high degree of integrity, including an honorable attitude, and high professional standards with truthful and consistent character. This includes the respectful treatment of all confidential information.
  • Initiative to ask for and do more than what has been assigned.
  • Be a self-starter taking initiative to understand processes assigned.
  • Ability to work on assignments with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to think outside the box and communicate observations, perspectives, and opinions on non-standard scenarios.
  • Work in a team environment taking an overall interest in the timely completion of the project by offering to assist where needed and contributing to positive morale.
  • Appreciate the value of multiple perspectives and diverse expertise, encouraging a collaborative environment.
  • Current on generally accepted accounting principles and regulations as well as the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Work independently with limited guidance from managers.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and complete each within their prescribed time frames.
  • Overall excellent verbal and written communication skills. This includes project status, diplomatic presentation of project issues and the collection of client requests (PBC's).
  • Firm understanding of the concepts surrounding accounting software applications.
  • Supervision : Reports to Senior Audit Manager and supervises lower level staff, as applicable.