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Chevron Corporation Senior Risk Advisor in San Ramon, California

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Senior Risk Advisor through July 10th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). Â

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Detailed information for the countries where Chevron’s work is most extensive can be found Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way-by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies, and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market, and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products and generate power. Chevron is headquartered in San Ramon, California. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron Sr Risk Advisor

The Sr Risk Advisor role in the Advisory service line within Corporate Audit brings diverse global expertise and skills to help Chevron address its most challenging business risks and create lasting value in our fast-changing world. The current focus of the advisory team is on the ESG space, including Chevron’s lower carbon strategy, but we also provide coverage to the traditional business, depending on business need.

The Advisory team operates independently from the Assurance block scheduling, giving them greater flexibility to tailor the duration of engagements to each unique business challenge. We leverage agile and iterative approaches, partnering closely with clients to define success, with a focus on proactively protecting and growing value for the business.

To deliver value, the Sr Risk Advisor deploys a broad range of advisory tools (Risk Assessments, Control Self Assessments, benchmarking exercises, among others) and collaboration methods, which can include design thinking and less structured facilitation. The advisor will generate and work on a variety of engagements across different segments of the organization.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Advises customers by using their knowledge, experience, and analytical skills to add value to the customer’s business or propose solutions relevant to the customer’s needs

  • Identifies new and emerging risk to the company

  • Demonstrates knowledge of business objectives, inherent risks, and relevant controls

  • Evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of internal control, risk management, and governance processes across wide variety of business units, functions, and operations

  • Effectively identifies risk exposures and applies risk assessment techniques to differentiate risk level and recommends mitigation options

  • Identifies and embraces strategies for gaining new knowledge, behaviors and skills, especially during discovery work

  • Considers a variety of internal and external viewpoints in order to assess and understand issues and draw conclusions

  • Teams are self-managed and engagement execution is largely up to each individual/team to learn on the job, plan as they go, and complete tasks however they see fit

  • Collaborates on advisory team activities and exercises critical thinking and sound judgment in recommending scope changes to optimize value of each engagement

  • Applies digital skills and uses data visualization tools (e.g. Power BI) to analyze large data sets in order to distill, illustrate, and communicate key risks and recommendations

  • Facilitates meetings with diverse clients, including senior leaders, to explain the advisory process, and build understanding of recommendations presented in the advisory report

  • Presents data in a variety of formats (e.g. pictorial, graphic, verbal, etc.) to clearly and effectively communicate meaningful insights and/or recommendations to diverse audiences in a way that moves them to action

  • Collaborates with all levels of the organizational hierarchy

  • Works well with diverse teams with cross-functional expertise

  • Develops and maintains communities of knowledge within and external to the function where multi-functional resources can collaborate on the design, development, and deployment of services

Key Considerations:

  • Positions are located in Houston, TX or at Chevron’s headquarters in San Ramon, CA

  • Hybrid work model: two days in-office, three days remote. 9/80 work schedule supported

  • Flexibility to travel for on-site advisory engagements

  • Interest in future Chevron assignments as part of the broader Finance or Commercial Function and/or embedded positions within Upstream, Midstream, Downstream and other support functions

Chevron’s Finance organization looks for career-minded individuals with technical and leadership potential. The company has a strong emphasis on continuous learning and development - enabling their employees to have successful and challenging careers. We believe that you drive your career. The company rewards strong performance by providing its professionals with advancement opportunities across the corporation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Engineering

  • 4+ years of work experience

  • 2+Â years of relevant experience in Consulting or Advisory roles in large national/multi-national firms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Energy and/or ESG experience considered a plus

  • CPA and/or MBA considered a plus

  • Digital, data analysis and advance visualization skills considered a plus

Preferred Skills:

  • Consulting- Ability to engage well with stakeholders to define value proposition, quickly assimilate new information, understand key business processes, apply a risk-based mindset and approach, and develop and deliver a thoughtful and well-presented set of recommendations relevant to the customer’s needs. Strong understanding and application of risk and controls. Ability to efficiently mine and analyze large data sets to understand business and value drivers. Experienced at designing quantitative and qualitative analysis to draw conclusive and compelling insights.

  • Critical Thinking -Â Finds ways to demonstrate clear value and make strategic decisions based on evidence, internal and external viewpoints, and data driven analysis. Demonstrates creative problem-solving skills to find fresh perspectives, original ideas, and innovative solutions.

  • Learning Agility - Has the ability and willingness to learn from experience and apply that learning to perform successfully under new or first-time conditions. Generates new ideas, approaches, and solutions in response to changing demands or environment. Utilizes internal and external resources to achieve results.

  • Storytelling – Presents data in a variety of compelling formats. Uses advanced tools to create appropriate visuals. Develops the key talking points that explain the key insights.

Relocation Options:Relocation will be considered.

International Considerations:Expatriate assignments will not be considered. Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.