Sr Internal Controls Analyst


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  1763

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:

Western Midstream is seeking an Sr. Internal Controls Analyst to join the Internal Controls Group located at its headquarters in The Woodlands, TX. This role will report to the Internal Controls Manager.


As a member of the Internal Controls Group, you will be integral in maintaining and supporting the integrity and effectiveness of the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance process. You will assist in the planning and coordination of the company’s annual assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required by Sarbanes Oxley.



  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Strong familiarity of Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance and control testing (financial, business process and IT general controls)
  • Good understanding of accounting and industry concepts, practices and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills



  • Support the execution of management’s SOX control risk assessment and scoping activities to ensure proper risk identification, process mapping and control development.
  • Support the testing of IPE (Information Produced by the Entity) for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist in testing the design and operating effectiveness of business process and IT general controls, including the tracking and monitoring of control remediation plans.
  • Work with external auditors to plan the timing and execution of process walkthroughs, and coordinate SOX testing and related activities.
  • Assist with preparation of Audit Committee materials and communication of findings to management.
  • Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly analyze internal control failures, evaluate their risk implications, and assist with remediation plans.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as they arise.



Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting/Finance



CPA preferred


Travel Requirements:

Travel may be required up to 5%.


Work Schedule:

This position follows a hybrid schedule working in office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and working remote Wednesday and Friday. Monday-Thursday are 9 hours and Fridays are 4 hours.

Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.  

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