IT Auditor - Butte, MT

$50,200 - $100,800 yearly
  • Northwestern Energy
  • Butte, MT, USA
  • Nov 13, 2022
Full time Finance Information Technology Legal Mid Level

Job Description

Work Location: Butte, MT preferred. Other major service locations in SD & MT considered

Pay range: 5-7 ($50,200 to $100,800)

Employment Status: Regular Full-time

External candidates apply at

Internal candidates apply through iConnect.

About this position:

NorthWestern Energy is in search of an ambitious individual to fill the position of IT auditor (preferred), senior auditor or staff auditor. This individual will engage in cross-functional collaboration with the business units, involving continuous learning of the controls, processes and operations throughout the organization. If you enjoy variety, problem-solving, and appreciate a dynamic team setting, this is the job for you.

We offer great benefits:

NorthWestern Energy is a fully regulated electric and natural gas utility serving Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. We employ 1,500 amazing people and serve 709,000 customers who are our neighbors in our communities. We are a top employer and offer competitive benefits, including:

  • 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%
  • Healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision for you, your spouse and dependents, Health Savings Account (HSA), healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Offering up to six free counseling sessions, per person, per issue, per year for employees, spouses and dependents)
  • Life Insurance (Company pays basic employee policy; spouse, dependent insurance also available)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive pay (Scheduled performance-based wage increases and annual incentive opportunities.)
  • Paid company endorsed volunteer opportunities
  • Paid training opportunities
  • Paid time off starting on your first day, plus 10 paid holidays

Benefits may vary by position or as negotiated as part of a collective bargaining agreement.

About this job:

The successful applicant will be responsible for completing financial, operational, contract, compliance and information technology engagements as well as have the opportunity to work with management to provide consulting services. The individual will be part of team and work with other staff and senior auditors, reporting directly to the Audit Manager. The successful candidate will be performing internal audits designed to examine and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiencies of the Company's internal controls, including IT General Controls, will assess the integrity of financial reports, evaluate risk, identify operational efficiencies, and submit recommendations to appropriate management. All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics and ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives.

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, data science, or information technology related
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Institute of Internal Auditor professional standards
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, technical skills are essential to this position
  • IT experience is preferred
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • For Senior Auditor, need at least 3 years experience as an auditor (or combination of audit and other financial experience) as well as a certification (such as CIA, CPA, CISA, CFE) or advanced degree (such as MBA, MPAC, or MACC)
  • For Auditor, a certification or advanced degree is preferred but not required. The company is very supportive in helping employees obtain various certifications

Requisition #3721

Posting Dates: October 7, 2022 through Open Until Filled

Employment Physical: Not Required

Drug Test: Required

Background Check: Required

Relocation Benefit: None

Telecommuting: Part-time within NorthWestern energy service territory negotiable

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 1-800-245-6977 or at