Audit Project Leader

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 73638

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.    

Salary Range: $ 90,800 - $ 149,800 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

Lead and conduct internal audits, reviews and other assignments within PSEG Internal Audit Services (IAS). Primarily, the candidate’s projects will focus on processes and systems in PSE&G Customer Operations and PSEG Human Resources, Corporate Citizenship, Treasury and Law Departments. The candidate will also have the opportunity to engage in other projects within Internal Audit Services (IAS) and the broader Assurance function.

Job Responsibilities

  • Position requires delivering assurance and advisory services to PSEG on risk and control issues related to people, processes and technology, compliance, accounting and operations.
  • Plans and conducts all phases of operational, financial and compliance audits independently or as a team leader. 
  • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with applicable professional standards. Presents audit findings and recommendations or audit-related issues to IAS, business and executive management verbally and/or in writing.
  • Participates in or leads integrated audits with the IAS IT audit team as needed.
  • Engages in other projects within Internal Audit Services (IAS) and the broader Assurance function as assigned.
  • Provides input for performance evaluation, training and coaching of staff auditors and external resources.
  • Exhibits leadership, strong written and oral communication skills, facilitation skills and negotiation skills.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Information Systems or related discipline and seven years related experience in performing and leading audits within a large organization. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of ten years related experience in performing and leading audits within a large organization.
  • Passion for learning.
  • Ability to work with diverse viewpoints and people to build relationships and partner.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications and data analytic software.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Proficiency in auditing standards.
  • Leadership, planning and organizing abilities.
  • Ability to analyze operations and make sound judgments with limited information.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

Desired Qualifications, Competencies, Education & Experience

  • One or more of the following certifications: CIA, CPA, CISA.
  • Knowledge of utility business.
  • Knowledge of data extraction and analysis software tools (e.g., ACL).
  • Experience with the TeamMate audit solution.


Minimum Years of Experience

7 years of experience


Bachelor in Accounting or Business
Bachelors in Information Systems



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