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IT Advisor - IT Risk and Control

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

As a Controls Advisor you will provide senior level expertise for control-related matters and assist the IT organization by establishing and strengthening a highly effective internal control framework.
This position supports IT controls testing and consulting and requires IT control auditing/testing experience.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides senior level expertise for control-related matters. Collaborates with and influences technology leaders and contributors to create, sustain, and strengthen internal control framework for the business through control identification, design, implementation, and testing.
• Assists team with design, implementation, and ongoing monitoring of key controls across the organization.
• Provides consultation, facilitation and analytical support to ensure internal controls are properly aligned and implemented to ensure flawless service and compliance with all business partner expectations. Provides guidance and support to management, process, and control owners on responsibilities.
• Consults with leadership on complex control-related issues.
• Educates and influences stakeholders on control design and effectiveness and recommends actions to increase effectiveness of those controls.
• Develops effective working relationships throughout the organization. Collaborates with the IT department and management sharing best practices regarding key controls to influence and effectively communicate control solutions to all appropriate parties. Provides guidance, training and motivation necessary to create control awareness, ownership and accountability to contributors.
• Consults with Internal Controls, Information Security, Internal Audit and external Audit, Corporate Compliance, Legal and other appropriate parties sharing expertise and knowledge to strengthen the control environment.
• Tracks results of prior controls testing and facilitates appropriate corrective action. Continually strengthens and improves the governance, risk and control environment of the organization acting as a key driver of change within IT and across the organization.
• Applies knowledge of IT systems and applications and expertise in SOX controls testing to perform reviews relating to the full life cycle of information technology applications, models, or risk management/analysis used across the company.
• Recommends controls to be implemented as part of new project launches and collaborate with teams on controls implementation.
• Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

• Expert ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
• Expert ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions
• Ability to analyze complex problems to develop and evaluate options as well as implement solutions
• Ability to preserve confidentiality and work with sensitive data
• Expert understanding of systems applications, hardware, software, and company specific applications/ processes
• Advanced ability to communicate written and verbally with all levels of co-workers, customers, and external contacts
• Advanced ability to manage time and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - IT, MIS, Computer Science or related field


  • Minimum: 12 - 15 years related work experience
  • Preferred: Extensive working knowledge of SOX, Audit, and Controls Testing
  • Preferred:  One or more of the following certifications: CISA, CISSP, CIA, CISM
  • Preferred: Expert-level knowledge in designing and evaluating IT controls
  • Preferred: Experience as an IT Auditor


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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