Lead Audit Professional

Devon Energy

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.



The Internal Audit Lead Professional conducts and documents highly complex audit tasks, working independently and with limited supervision. Participates in a broad range of corporate audit functions with a focus on auditing internal processes and financial operations to ensure internal controls are sufficient to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with company policy and other regulatory requirements. Leads sophisticated audit engagements, involving meticulous risk analysis, ensuring alignment with a comprehensive risk-based audit plan. Provides mentorship and direction to less senior staff, fostering their professional development and contributing to the overall success of the team. The role is pivotal in strengthening internal controls, making recommendations for enhancements, and offering assurance to stakeholders.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or other related Business field



Requires a minimum of 6-8 years of related experience in internal audit or 6-8 years of industry experience



  • Takes a lead role in internal control reviews across diverse company departments, headquarters, and field offices, actively contributing to the refinement of control mechanisms and compliance measures.
  • Plays a pivotal role in the strategic execution of audit activities, providing valuable input to the overall audit approach, and actively contributing to the continuous improvement of audit processes and methodologies.
  • Conducts in-depth risk analysis, providing advanced insights into potential risk areas, and contributing substantially to the development of a comprehensive risk-based audit plan.
  • Ensures the proper identification of key risks and controls, overseeing the development and execution of test procedures that align with audit objectives and adhere to established timelines.
  • Maintains an advanced level of precision in the preparation and organization of workpapers, ensuring they comprehensively support all work performed and conclusions drawn in accordance with global audit methodology and professional standards.
  • Communicates audit and consulting project results through written reports and presentations to the internal audit management team and stakeholders, ensuring clear comprehension of findings and recommendations.
  • Establishes effective relationships and achieves strategic results.



  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Practice safe work habits at all times
  • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
  • Advanced level computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to work within a team environment
  • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing complex processes and drawing logical conclusions
  • Able to travel as required

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com

To apply for this job please visit careers.devonenergy.com.