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Senior Consultant | Oil & Gas Industry
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
United States
Job Category
Enterprise & IT Risk Services
Enterprise Risk Solutions
Advertised Location
Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Houston
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) is a consulting service line within FORVIS’ Risk Advisory Services practice that focuses on key risks facing organizations today including financial, operational, regulatory, and IT risk. FORVIS’ ERS team has deep experience in internal controls and specializes in co-sourcing and outsourcing internal audit services. ERS performs operational and process improvement assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley consulting, IT general control and assurance reviews, IPO Readiness assessments & implementations, vendor contract compliance audits as well as special projects around business processes, risks, and controls. Our projects provide exposure to a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, higher education, health care, public sector, insurance, gaming, and logistics 

You will serve as a member of the risk services team and be committed to unmatched client service. As a member of our risk services team, travel is required to serve our regional market. If you possess excellent time management, communication skills, and the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, this position is a great opportunity for you! You will be a part of our challenging, dynamic and progressive work environment with an opportunity to grow professionally with our firm. 

How you will contribute: 

  • Assisting in the planning and scoping of assigned projects 
  • Interviewing client personnel to understand and document business processes, risks, and controls in narratives and flowcharts 
  • Testing for compliance with policies, regulations, and contract provisions and providing recommendations to minimize deficiencies 
  • Performing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance engagements including documentation, testing, evaluation, and reporting 
  • Identifying and evaluating control deficiencies for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance engagements 
  • Coordinating and reviewing remediation efforts with client management 
  • Assisting in the development and creation of test plans and performing walk-throughs 
  • Preparing work papers including proper documentation of work performed, findings, and exceptions 
  • Performing IPO Readiness gap assessments and related remediation engagements 
  • Supporting management in special projects as required 
  • Preparing reports based upon audit results, audit documentation, and client responses 
  • Conducting business process reviews to evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls and assessing the efficiency of operations 
  • Participating in client meetings and executive presentations 


We are looking for people with Forward Vision and: 

  • Proficiency in gathering, evaluating, and analyzing relevant information to structure verbal and written communication in a logical and coherent order 
  • Proven project management skills 
  • The aptitude to work independently and efficiently 
  • The ability to see risk and seek help as part of our unmatched client service standards 
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Should be considered a problem solver and analytical thinker 
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently 
  • A demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, information technology, or a related field from an accredited university 
  • 2 years of relevant experience in public accounting, outsourced internal audit, or in an internal audit or risk management environment 
  • Experience within the Oil and Gas industry 
  • Basic knowledge of internal control concepts, IIA internal auditing standards, COSO and ITGCs 
  • Experience with ACL 
  • Experience in documenting processes via narratives and/or flowcharting 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  •  Relevant certifications, such as CPA, CIA, and/or CISA