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Sr. Audit Consultant Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



                                              Essential Responsibilities

Audit company assets, expenses, revenues, accounting, security, operating controls, and compliance; perform and provide assistance on audits of specialized and technical areas for evaluating internal control systems and the effectiveness and efficiency of operations; assess organizational risk, regulatory compliance, and internal control structure; provide consultative and innovative services to business areas upon request; develop and maintain relationships with audit clients; serve as primary day-to-day audit contact with audit client management; apply internal control concepts and auditing concepts and principles to business audits; participate in risk assessment processes for technology, cloud computing, cybersecurity, information management and protection, data privacy, and program/project management led by Audit Manager; ensure audit plans cover higher risks identified for specialized area; develop the project risk assessment, audit objectives, scope, and audit program for all audits; support staff members and audit contractors on significant issues pertaining to specialized area being audited, providing them with technical expertise and guidance to ensure audit objectives and scope are satisfied. Domestic travel up to 20%.

Minimum Requ

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Science, Data Science, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or related field and 8 years of progressive experience as an auditor or occupation in auditing.
  • Must have 8 years of experience in a combination of any of the following: auditing assets, expenses, revenues, accounting, security, operating controls, and compliance; assessing organizational risk, regulatory compliance, and internal control structure; conducting audits in technology, cloud computing, cyber security, information management and protection, data privacy, and program/project management.
  • Must possess a CPA, CIA, or CISA professional credential.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 20%





Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Audit and Financial Services || 10200:Audit Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $96,500 to $123,160 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Requisition Number: 53720

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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