IT AUDITOR – HOUSTON, TX

Summary:

Under the direction of Audit Director, the Senior IT Auditor participates in and leads a variety of internal audit assignments and projects which may include: application audits, IT infrastructure audits, compliance/operational audits, vendor audits, internal investigations, process reviews, internal control validations, risk control assessments and other management requested projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and perform various audit engagements, including leading a team of auditors on individual audit engagements.
  • Develop efficient and effective audit objectives, detailed audit programs and testing procedures, as required, for assigned engagements.
  • Assess information technology control elements to identify information technology risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of CenterPoint Energy business information.
  • Prepare for, schedule, and conduct client opening (kick-off) and closing meetings for the audit engagements. Develop accurate and complete audit workpapers that adequately support audit observations and documents work performed.
  • Prepare audit points summarizing audit observations and recommendations, and discuss them with Audit Client. Prepare draft audit reports in accordance with Audit Services Internal Audit Policy.
  • Effective utilization of automated analysis tools to streamline departmental efficiency and enhance audit coverage.
  • Demonstrate leadership by providing consistent on-site audit supervision and development of the engagement team, including both internal and external resources.
  • Provide timely and meaningful communications to the IT Audit Supervisor.
  • Participate on special projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Provide IT guidance to operational audit team members and leverage IT audit knowledge when teaming with operational auditors during integrated audits.
  • Provide technical support for financial and performance audits.
  • Stay abreast of new or emerging information technologies, products, and best practices.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, accounting, business administration, or a related field is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in information systems. Experience may be a combination of auditing, security, project management, or related fields.
  • Solid technical skills and understanding in one or more of the following: information security, audit, and governance across Centerpoint systems; including SAP, UNIX, Windows, and Database Management Systems.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of SDLC, general IT controls, and IT control frameworks is desirable.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work without constant supervision.
  • Ability to complete analytical reviews, develop customer inquiries and evaluate customer responses. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time meeting deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and team-oriented skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and change focus as new information becomes available. Effective oral and written use of the English language.
  • CISA, CISSP, CPA, or CIA certification desirable. Project management skills with minimal supervision.

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AUDIT I – HOUSTON, TX

Requirements

  • 3-4 years of experience in Audit
  • Knowledge/Experience with Data Analytics
  • Accounting, Business, or Finance background
  • Accountable, work well in a team, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a proactive approach
  • Professional certifications (CIA, CPA, etc.) preferably
  • Ability to travel domestically (25%)
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PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR – HOUSTON, TX

A leading provider of industrial construction services – including scaffolding, insulation, fireproofing, heat tracing, industrial siding and decking, abrasive blasting, painting and specialty coatings, lead/asbestos abatement and refractory. Our Best in Industry safety performance, cutting edge scaffolding systems, and decades of experience make us the premier nationwide specialty contractor. Safely, On Schedule, Under Budget, To Spec. Every Project, Every Time.

Summary/Objective:

Under general direction from the Payroll Manager, the payroll administrator is responsible for all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization’s multi-state payroll processing objectives with a high degree of confidentiality. This position requires an extremely detail orientated person with significant knowledge of payroll administration, including state and federal regulations. This position processes all payroll related time entry, reports, deductions, W2s and audit document requests.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure employees get paid accurately and on time.
  • Enter weekly time for employees through various methods including manual data entry, spreadsheet upload, automatic earnings, and electronic timecard.
  • Identify and solve payroll issues in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate efforts between payroll, human resources, and other departments to ensure proper workflow and maintenance of employee data.
  • Ensure proper deductions for payroll tax, benefits, wage garnishments, and other miscellaneous items.
  • Ensure proper liability payroll accruals for taxes, benefits, and other miscellaneous items.
  • Prepare payroll reconciliations and funding requests.
  • Prepare W-2 and other tax reports.
  • Prepare payroll related reports.
  • Perform ad-hoc payroll analysis as requested.
  • Guide Operations on proper use of timecards and other payroll related processes.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Minimum Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree preferred.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) a plus but not required.
  • Minimum 2 years required in a high volume payroll environment. Construction industry experience a plus.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and work within deadlines.
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Viewpoint Vista ERP experience a plus but not required.
  • Moderate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.

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SR. ACCOUNT/MANAGER – HOUSTON, TX

Qualifications:

  • Open to someone degreed or non-degreed, depends on the candidate
  • Needs to be very detail oriented
  • Needs to have high volume experience; dealing with million dollar transactions
  • QuickBooks
  • Wants someone very strong with payroll
  • Wants someone strong with bank reconciliations; reconciling 5 accounts
  • Dealing with Credit cards
  • The CPA does quarterlies
  • Strong Excel

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CONTROLLER – SOUTHEAST HOUSTON, TX

Qualifications:

  • Degree a plus, but not required, experience is more important
  • Annual sales 15M
  • 3 staff under this person (clerical)
  • This person will handle all the accounting functions and tax as well
  • Sales/use tax franchise
  • Understanding financials P&L
  • QuickBooks software
  • Strong Excel
  • Full benefits

Respond to: Allender@cpparagon.net