Location: Houston, TX

Post Date: October 10

Employment Type: FA Direct Hire

Reference Code: #5692

Job Description

Manager of Internal Audit, Houston, TX


  • Well established E&P company with a history of more than 30 years. Survived industry upsets and paid full bonuses for the last 2 years
  • Newly created position in a newly created department allows opportunity to help build the department while working hand-in-hand with the Director of Audit
  • Lots of former Big 4 (young, dynamic and like-minded people)
  • Numerous placements in this company have resulted in everyone not only still there, but also loving it!
  • Company has strong history of cross training and moving people into other positions throughout the company
  • Excellent benefits start 1st of month following start date and compensation includes base, bonus, and equity.


  • Assist in developing the annual audit plan, planning and leading Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing, financial and operational audits, and perform internal audit risk assessments and special projects.  Role will have exposure to all areas of the business and its management
  • Direct other Senior or Staff Auditors in the performance of their responsibilities
  • Develop and sell audit recommendations to improve the quality of controls, draft audit reports, coordinate issuance of audit report, and track completion of corrective actions
  • Maintain a continuous awareness of risks that might impact company and evaluate those risks in audit assignments
  • Review the work (audit planning documents, test plans, workpapers, draft reports) of Senior Auditors for quality and ensure departmental standards are followed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Master’s Degree preferred
  •  6+ years of audit (internal/external) experience
  • Strong understanding of SOX compliance regulations and standards
  • CPA or CIA preferred
  • Experience using the Microsoft suite of products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Please submit resume above or contact Stephan Patsch at 713.357.9565 or spatsch@talancegroup.com