Rowan Companies is a global provider of offshore contract drilling services, founded in 1923 on the principle, “People are more important than machines and tools.”

We are a market leader with one of the youngest fleets of jack-ups and drillships in our industry, an experienced leadership team and highly-skilled, dedicated employees who are focused on operating safely and efficiently to exceed customer expectations.

We are one team, focused on one mission.

Operating on the principle that people are more important than machines and tools, we back our state-of-the-art equipment with an experienced leadership team and highly-skilled operating crews. These dedicated employees are the power behind the Rowan legacy of operational excellence that spans over 89 years.

Senior Internal Auditor

Summary of Position:

The Internal Auditor may be involved in all phases of an audit, including planning, project execution and communication, as directed by the associated project supervisor. The Internal Auditor will work with the audit team and business personnel to understand IT, financial, and operational controls, determine and assess risks within processes, identify controls and deficiencies and provide recommendations to improve processes under review. Finally, the Internal Auditor may be involved in special projects and/or company initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities:                                                                                                                      

  • Interacts with process owners and control owners in areas under review, conveying the department's guiding principles of integrity, objectivity, innovation, excellence and teamwork
  • Develop audit programs designed to evaluate the effectiveness and reliability of information systems, financial information, internal controls, efficiency of operations and compliance with established policies and procedures as well as department and professional standards
  • Documents business and IT processes, identifying key controls and identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry IT trends to identify potential issues and risks
  • Performs audit fieldwork
  • Performs data analytics using available tools
  • Monitors compliance with established policies, procedures and sound business practices
  • Promotes implementation of best practices to strengthen internal controls
  • Prepares, assembles and organizes work papers documenting audit procedures performed
  • Communicates status and findings to supervisor throughout course of audit
  • Drafts audit reports, detailing audit procedures performed and findings (including strengths and weaknesses)
  • Assists with preparation of control reports, status reports, scorecards and presentations
  • Finalizes audit reports, incorporating management responses
  • Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Performs a variety of tasks, as necessary


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a Business-related field
  • Certification candidate preferred, such as CISA, CIA and/or CPA
  • At least 2 - 4 years of experience in IT auditing and risk management positions
  • Industry experience preferred

Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and SAP
  • General understanding of IT and business principles
  • Broad understanding of internal control principles, design, evaluation and remediation and general computing controls
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently
  • Professionalism
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Service-oriented approach
  • Solid work ethic
  • Team-player attitude
  • Ability to travel 10-15%

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Houston, TX

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