Staff IT Auditor


Oxy produces energy and essential products to sustain and improve life on our planet. Our experienced teams, located in the United States, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, are committed to safe and efficient operations and products, and to reducing our carbon footprint and helping others do the same.

We are busy developing the big ideas and broad solutions we will need to achieve net zero. Every day, we get closer. And we won’t stop until we’re there.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Staff IT Auditor within our Corporate Internal Audit department based in Houston, TX. Company headquarters are located in Greenway Plaza.

Job Duties May Include:

  • Conduct interviews with Company personnel and document Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) related business/IT processes, risk and controls within assigned areas
  • Plan, perform and document testing procedures in accordance with internal audit methodology for IT assurance and business process projects
  • Perform testing of IT general controls, reports, and application controls for SOX compliance
  • Maintain and update Sarbanes-Oxley documentation in SharePoint, including controls, test plans, and Visio flowcharts
  • Coordinate with external auditors on SOX testing and related activities
  • Perform and utilize data analytics tools and techniques during audit planning, execution, and reporting
  • Keep supervisors (Manager, Senior, etc.) informed of the status of work and issues identified on a timely basis
  • Adhere to project deadline as well as project budgets for time and cost
  • Assist with preparation of audit reports and communication of findings to management
  • Assist with the tracking and monitoring of management’s action plans and remediation
  • Other IT and business process projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting, Information Systems or related area
  • 1 year of experience in Internal Audit, IT Risk/Compliance, or IT Security
  • Desire to obtain professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC or Other IT Security/Risk certification)
  • Approximately 5 to 10% international and domestic travel

Desired Qualifications:

  • Big 4 experience is preferred
  • Oil and gas upstream and/or chemicals experience
  • Some experience with SAP
  • Experience in auditing industrial control systems and/or cyber security.

Relocation: Will not be offered at this time

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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