KBR Supervisor, Internal Audit in Houston, Texas

Title: Supervisor, Internal Audit

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1055815


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Supervisor, Internal Audit

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

This role supports the company's success by providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services across the organization. The Audit Supervisor works collaboratively with management and business process owners and brings a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control.

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Works closely with the Audit Manager to plan internal audit projects, including development of the risk register, coordination with local audit contacts, coordination/onboarding of the audit team, allocating work across the team, and coordinating pre-fieldwork activities to maximize time on location.

Leads the day-to-day execution of audit projects, including monitoring fieldwork progress, validating/tracking/managing audit issues as they arise, communicating timely and clearly with auditees, leading team status update meetings, preparing audit fieldwork closing presentations.

Works closely with the Audit Manager to prepare and issue the audit report.

Demonstrates excellent project management skills; manages projects in a collaborative, team-oriented manner empowering individuals to achieve high performance; teaches and mentors.


ntinuously evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of audit strategies and proposes and implements improvements, as appropriate.

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the company’s policies, systems, organizational structure; leverages this knowledge to provide quality guidance and recommendations to management.

Coordinates with key stakeholders across the organization, including external auditors, internal auditors, business process owners, and senior management; actively discusses results of audits and professionally gains concurrence with management.


rovides honest, candid feedback in a timely, constructive manner; offers real-time guidance and coaching on areas of improvements; actively manages issues as they arise.

Contributes to internal department’s programs and initiatives.



Works very well in a team; is collaborative; actively listens and is open to new ideas and alternative perspectives.

Demonstrates genuine curiosity and interest in continuous learning.

Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate confidently with all levels of management.

Demonstrates a healthy level of professional skepticism.

Strong project management skills; ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously with varying degree of complexity and timelines.

At least five (5) years progressive experience performing and leading financial and/or operational audits, preferably with big four accounting firms, major consulting firms, government contractor, or E&C company.

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, engineering, information systems, or related field.

Ability to travel internationally is required.

Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) preferred.

Experience with accounting for construction-type projects strongly preferred.

Ability to gain basic/common clearance as a service provider for the US government preferred.

Certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.

Relevant language skills preferred (e.g. Arabic, Spanish, Russian).



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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