IT Audit Consultant

Duke Energy Corporation
July 12, 2019
Charlotte, NC
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Position Summary

Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States, is committed to making life better for millions of people every day – brighter, more convenient, more comfortable, more efficient, more productive and more sustainable. At Duke Energy, you’ll find exciting roles, competitive compensation and benefits, recognition, growth opportunities and great work-life balance.

Duke Energy’s Corporate Audit Services Department delivers world-class internal audit services that enable Duke Energy to achieve superior performance. You will work in high-performing teams that add value, drive effective risk management, enhance operational efficiency, and facilitate constructive change while also focusing on employee and professional development.

The Senior IT Audit Consultant will serve as a member of the Corporate Audit Services Department of Duke Energy.


  • Work within a collaborative, team environment and contribute to the successful execution of IT-related audits and consulting engagements, including delivering high quality audit documentation and audit deliverables
  • Plan and execute risk-based IT audit assignments with minimal supervision, including oversight of the day-to-day activities of assigned audit staff personnel, where applicable - Gather and analyze data, using reasoning and logic, to develop test strategies and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of processes with an appropriate level of professional skepticism
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with audit customers including various levels of management
  • Participate in annual risk assessment processes, including the identification of key risks across the enterprise and development of the annual audit plan
  • Exhibit a sense of urgency in completing assigned tasks for audits, initiatives and other department projects in
  • accordance with prescribed milestones
  • Monitor and track the status of post-audit action plans and perform follow-up procedures to validate implementation and risk mitigation
  • Develop and maintain current knowledge of matters impacting IT, the energy industry, and the company

Working Conditions

  • This position will be based in Charlotte, NC.
  • Some travel will be required, up to 15% annually.
  • This position will report administratively to an IT Audit Manager, but will work in a matrix environment for increased career growth and diversity.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering, Economics or other IT-related discipline
  • One (1) or more years of IT audit experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Holds a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Privacy Professional, Project Management Professional, Professional Engineer, or Certified Fraud Examiner certification
  • Advanced degree, such as an MBA or Masters in Information Security
  • IT audit experience in a Big Four or large national public accounting firm
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and accurately using oral and written communications with various levels of management
  • Ability to reason logically, analyze data presented, evaluate the impact of information collected, and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Abilityto assess and determine risk impacts
  • An understanding of system development life cycle
  • Advanced knowledge in relevant information technology field such as Active Directory, Windows/UNIX, databases (Oracle, SQL, DB2), application development/system development life cycle, cybersecurity, NERC CIP, PeopleSoft or Maximo.
  • Possess functional audit knowledge and the ability to apply auditing protocols

Company Description

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. The company's Gas Utilities and Infrastructure business unit distributes natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its Commercial Renewables business unit operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States.

Duke Energy is a Fortune 125 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.

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