Field Auditor

Job Locations US-MO-Columbia
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/27/2018 10:07 AM)
# of Openings


MFA Oil Company is a growing, farmer-owned energy supply cooperative with a long record of success. Founded in 1929, we have grown to become one of the country’s leading propane, refined fuel and lubricant suppliers and we are looking for people with the right blend of experience and knowledge to join our team.


Primary duties involve on site audits of BP/LP operations in terms of inventory, cash, receipts, disbursements, and overall adherence to company operating procedures and controls.  Reports to senior management and the appropriate district sales management any unusual or possible fraudulent activities that may be observed during an audit.  Will also perform immediate/directed audits at the request of district sales managers.

We offer competitive compensation plans, profit sharing and affordable benefit options for our full time employees. If you want to work for a company that invests in employee development and offers opportunities for advancement, join the MFA Oil team today!

MFA Oil Company is an Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Employer.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a company-wide audit schedule for BP/LP operations and obtain approval from senior management.
  • Schedule audits according to the overall plan and communicate in advance to the District Manager.
  • Audit the main Moberly Business Support Campus operations.
  • Review results of all field audit work to ensure completeness and accuracy, and ensure that reports are distributed to the appropriate management personnel.
  • Allocate at least 50% of time to personally conducting field audits.
  • Observe and report on general condition of field operations for purposes of safety and compliance.
  • Propose ways to correct any situation that is found during a field audit.
  • Support the law enforcement investigative process should one occur, and be prepared to follow through on investigations and eventual court trials.
  • Ability to develop supporting legal documentation that would be useful in any trial.
  • Review Audit process and procedures both internally and with senior management annually.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Coordinate, track, and report on the progress work assignments and/or projects.
  • Know and adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Follow posted work schedule, and adhere to proper clocking procedures to accurately reflect hours worked.
  • Maintain timely and professional communication with management, employees, vendors and customers. Keep supervisor informed of any problems and/or any issues that need attention.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or a combination of education and at least 5 years of applicable work experience.
  • Field Auditing experience strongly preferred
  • Certifications in fraud detection preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Sound independent judgement, including discretion of findings.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Up to 50% travel required with some overnight as required.
  • Must meet Company requirements, including successful background and MVR check, and drug test.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in communicating effectively on a departmental and cross-departmental basis.
  • Ability to work and keep on schedule with minimal supervision.
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to be discrete and keep the details of audit findings confidential.
  • Ability to compile effective and concise visual reports in charts, graphs, and table format
  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of time management skills
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential
  • Able to perform detail work with accuracy
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Ability to set priorities and goals and develop plans for achieving them.


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