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Sr. Auditor

Date: Feb 1, 2023

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.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. We realize that, historically, underrepresented groups feel the need to be 100% qualified in order to apply. If you meet any combination of our requirements, we encourage you to apply. We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Job Summary

This intermediate-level position is responsible for providing input to the planning, execution, supervision, and reporting of operational, financial, IT and compliance audits.  Consult on the design and operation of internal controls, risk management framework, and other business processes. Identify and document activities that do not comply with the company's policies, procedures, business objectives and core values and with applicable laws and regulations. Provide value-added solutions and identify opportunities for improvement.  Be familiar with the industry's best practices. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides input into and assists in the development of the annual risk assessment, develop the annual audit plan based upon the risk assessment and schedule appropriate resources to accomplish the plan. 
  • Plans and assists with the execution of audit engagements or other testing relating to SOX, Operational, or Other consulting and audit engagements. 
  • Serves as either a 1st or 2nd level in review of audit engagements. 
  • Coordinates with all levels of the Company in order to effectively understand the processes and procedures in place and to schedule audit engagements. 
  • Evaluates and promotes compliance with all Company policies and procedures. 
  • Analyzes and provides conclusions on the effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment. 
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors and act as the primary client liaison within Internal Audit for one or more VPs / division heads. 
  • Contributes as necessary, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor. 
  •  Researches new or technical subjects when required to support audits and proactively seeks relevant continuing education and training opportunities. 
  •  Provides feedback on performance of audit assignments and conducts training and mentoring to lower-level auditors as needed. 
  •  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Specific Skills

  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications.  Able to learn company specific applications. 
  • Able to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.  
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts. 
  • Able to effectively abide company policies, procedures, and technology.  
  • Able to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team.   
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.   
  • Able to work in an environment with a high degree of change 
  • Able to quickly achieve a high-level understanding of new company functions, processes and systems. 
  • Able to analyze, approach and solve unstructured problems. 
  • Able to demonstrate critical thinking and analytic skills. 
  • Knowledge of the methods utilized to identify, test and mitigate risk within financial, operational, business, and strategic processes as gained through proven career progression. 
  • Knowledge of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to use data analytic tools and methods and continuous improvement controls monitoring tools. 
  • Ability to manage projects and mentor auditors to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately. 
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation. 
  • Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT and the COSO Integrated Control Framework). 


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Related degree field to the auditing function
  • Preferred: Other - Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


  • Minimum: 5 - 8+ years related work experience


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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