Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Global Internal Audit Lead - SAP Implementation

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

San Francisco, CA, USA · Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Fluence is embarking on a digital transformation journey to enable the company's mission to create a sustainable, clean-energy future for future generations. Global ERP implementation will be at the core of the transformation and will be a strategic companywide initiative.
We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our digital transformation team. As a member of the digital transformation team, you will be responsible for working with stakeholders across the company to design and implement the SAP S4 HANA platform. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate about technology and sustainability. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is at the forefront of the energy revolution. You will have the chance to work on cutting-edge technology, collaborate with talented people from all over the world, and make a real difference in the fight against climate change.
Location: Hybrid in San Francisco, CA
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply.
We are seeking a hands-on, highly experienced and dynamic Global Internal Audit Lead – Special Projects to spearhead special projects within our organization's internal audit function on a global scale. The Global Internal Audit Lead – Special Projects will play a pivotal role in ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and compliance as it relates to special projects the company is embarking on. This role will require a deep understanding and experience with all aspects of internal controls including information technology systems for a high-growth organization. This role will assess how system implementations impact business processes and work collaboratively across functional teams to design and implement internal controls to address key risks.
Key job responsibilities:
-Drive business process and IT control design with the implementation and business teams for an SAP implementation leveraging deep dives on process areas to define the set of risk and controls in addressing financial reporting risks
-Provide ongoing support to process owners/control owners and cross-functional teams to ensure controls are designed and implemented effectively
-Participate in walkthroughs with process/application/control owners across the company and external auditors
-Assist in the evaluation of identified control deficiencies and monitoring of remediation efforts
-Prepare and present audit reports to senior management and the Audit Committee, highlighting key findings, risks, and recommendations for improvement
-Oversee relationships with external audit service providers as needed for specialized expertise and support

What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Knowledge of SOX methodology and associated standards (sections 302, 404, AS5, PCAOB, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of the internal control framework (specifically COSO, CoBIT) and solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational effectiveness
  • Experience designing and implementing controls or experience performing audits over financial reporting environment.
  • Big Four experience with Fortune 500 clients a plus
  • Strong experience in SAP
  • Experience in auditing or executing upon a system development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology.
  • Strong project management and leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • This role will require travel up 25-50% during the design phases of system implementations if not based in the San Francisco, CA office
Here are some of the benefits of joining our digital transformation team:
Competitive salary and benefits package
Collaborative and supportive work environment
Opportunities for professional development and growth
Chance to make a real difference in the world
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.