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Risk & Controls Consultant

Company: WEC Energy Group
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

WEC Energy Group is one of the nation's largest electric generation, distribution and natural gas delivery holding companies. We employ over 7,000 people in our energy companies and service subsidiaries. As a Fortune 500 company, we value and develop our employees who are making a difference in a mission that matters.

Job Summary A hybrid work arrangement (remote/in office) may be available for this position. The Risk & Controls Consultant will contribute to the performance of financial, operational, and technology ("integrated") audits, along with regulatory or SOX projects by taking direction and completing work as assigned. -This encompasses providing assurance with respect to the effectiveness of risk management practices, governance processes and the company's system of internal controls. The Risk & Controls Consultant is required to ensure assigned audit work is performed in accordance with department standards, maintain proactive business partner relationships and effectively communicate results. -The Risk & Controls Consultant will also contribute to various department initiatives such as automation and data visualization. This is a job family posting (Consultant/Senior) where experience will be the determining factor in level offered. Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the planning, execution and completion of audit assignments through collaboration with team members and by taking direction from others.
  • Utilize project management principles to independently organize and execute assigned work.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with business partners throughout projects.
  • Demonstrate problem solving and analytical skills to analyze data, draw logical conclusions to identify risk and root cause and identify process improvements and recommendations.
  • Possess a strong orientation to accuracy and detail.
  • Exhibit strong customer service skills to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to identify, document and evaluate the effectiveness of accounting, financial, operational and information technology controls.
  • Possess knowledge of accounting principles generally accepted in the US and generally accepted auditing standards. Minimum Experience Required
    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT, Computer Science or related degree.
    • 2+ years experience in an audit, compliance or related field. -
    • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills. -
    • Attention to detail, initiative and the ability to work well both independently and as a part of a team are required. -
    • Must be results oriented and possess the ability to work on multiple projects/priorities simultaneously. -
    • Travel to locations outside of primary work location may be required on a periodic basis to complete audits and projects (up to 20%) Preferred Qualifications
      • Progressive information systems audit experience or equivalent in a related field.
      • Professional certification including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). -

Keywords: WEC Energy Group, Milwaukee , Risk & Controls Consultant, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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