Manager, Internal Audit- Government Compliance - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Title: Manager, Internal Audit- Government Compliance

Location: US-US-VA-Arlington

Job Number: 1075312


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 34,000 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:

Manager, Internal Audit- Government Compliance

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leads the overall planning, execution and reporting of audit projects; continuously evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of audit strategies and proposes and implements improvements, as appropriate; is an excellent project manager; actively discusses results of audits and professionally gains concurrence with management.

Demonstrates highly effective communication skills, including written, verbal and listening. Coordinates with key stakeholders across the organization, including external auditors, business process owners, and senior management.

Is a teacher and a mentor; actively manages projects in a collaborative, team-oriented manner empowering individuals to achieve high performance; supports team members development and overall career progression.

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

Evaluates audit results and trends across projects to identify and communicate recommendations that support the company in resolving issues at their root and in maintaining a high quality internal control environment.

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

Delivers high quality audit reports and communications and supports development of materials for the audit committee.

Leads and is a significant contributor to the annual risk assessment.

Leads, facilitates, monitors and supports internal department’s programs and initiatives.


Skills & Competencies

Effectively balances the dual role of assurance provider and business solutions partner; maintains trusted relationships with business process owners and senior management.

Creates and supports a collaborative, team environment across the audit team and with the client.

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

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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

Demonstrates genuine curiosity and interest in continuous learning.

Educational Qualifications and Experience

At least seven (7) years progressive experience in leading and managing financial and/or operational audits, preferably with big four accounting firms, major consulting firms, government contractors, or E&C companies.

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 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.

Job: Internal Audit