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Senior Auditor Opportunity at Weatherford (details inside)

September 16, 2019 2:13 PM | Chrysti Ziegler (Administrator)

Weatherford International plc

Job Description:  Senior Auditor

Department:  Assurance Function

Location: Houston, Texas USA


About Weatherford International plc

Weatherford International plc, an Irish public limited company, together with its subsidiaries is a multinational oilfield service company headquartered at Bahnhofstrasse 1, 6340 Baar, Switzerland (“Weatherford,” “the “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our”).  Weatherford is one of the world’s leading providers of equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells.  Our principal business is to provide equipment and services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry, both on land and offshore, through our principal segments: (1) Drilling & Evaluation, (2) Completions, (3) Well Construction, (4) Production, and (5) Land Drilling Rigs, which together include 14 product lines.

We conduct operations in approximately 80 countries, organized internally into 14 Geozones, and have service and sales locations in nearly all of the oil and natural gas producing regions in the world including in North America, Latin America, Europe, Sub-Sahara Africa, Russia, the Middle East including North Africa, and Asia Pacific.  We currently employ over 25,000 employees.

About Weatherford’s Assurance Function:

Weatherford’s Assurance function (“Assurance”) evaluates the adequacy of the design and operating effectiveness of the company’s internal control and management systems to assist company leadership in achieving organizational objectives.  The mission of Assurance is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing objective assurance, advice and insight to the organization regarding the effectiveness of enterprise risk management, controls and governance processes on behalf of management, the Board and our other stakeholders.  The Assurance group is an independent function that reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.


The Senior Auditor role within the Assurance group is responsible for the effective execution of financial, operational, and compliance audits.   Specifically, assisting the Audit Manager in the planning phase of each audit, updating audit programs, executing and documenting audit fieldwork, drafting and reporting audit observations, and assisting the Audit Manager in preparing the draft audit report.  The Senior Auditor will also be involved in various special projects on an ad hoc basis. 

Senior Auditors gain valuable insights into company operations and develop strong risk management competencies to rapidly develop into Trusted Business Advisors within the organization. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:

  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Maturity and professionalism
  • Strong work ethic: self-starter who is motivated to excel
  • Attention to detail 
  • Values diversity: appreciates differing perspectives and diverse experiences
  • Team player: enjoys collaborating and contributes to a positive team dynamic
  • Strong communicator: excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ambiguity tolerant: demonstrates ability to adapt to changing environments/scenarios
  • Time management skills: ability to prioritize and complete tasks timely
  • Ability to work effectively without constant supervision
  • Willingness to provide guidance to staff auditors

Education, Skills & Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of audit (internal or external) or company experience 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in English.


  • Professional Certification (CPA, CIA, CMA, CFE, etc.)
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian)
  • Experience using ERP Systems (JDE, SAP, and Hyperion)


  • Willing to travel up to 50% both domestically and internationally.

For more information and to apply go to: http://jobs.weatherford.com/jobs/4588031-senior-auditor

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