Bechtel Corporation Senior Internal Auditor Job in London, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 189981

The Internal Audit function is an independent and objective team of professionals with experience in finance, contracts, information systems technology, and procurement. The team provides a variety of services to management designed to provide continuous assurance about the effectiveness of internal controls and risk management.


The Senior Internal Auditor conducts the audit of several disciplines or complex audits at project sites, area offices and in global business units, functional services, and other elements of the Bechtel organization worldwide. S/he supervises and executes the completion of the audit activity that has been assigned. Other duties include:

  • Reporting to and receiving operational and functional direction from the VP Manager of Internal Audit and Global Internal Audit Services Manager

  • Executing internal audits, including development of internal audit programs, facilitation of process interviews, documentation of company processes and procedures, execution of internal controls testing, identification of issues, completion of project review procedures, and communication of internal audit results

  • Establishing relationships with all levels of management being audited to ensure there is a mutual understanding of the audit goals and objectives,

  • Identifying and communicating issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk,

  • When serving as a member of an audit team, receiving operational and functional guidance and direction from the assigned team leader,

  • Maintaining active communication with individuals in Bechtel outside of Internal Audit that have expertise in functional areas so that they may be called upon for technical advice, and

  • Ability and willingness to travel, mostly internationally - approximately 15-20%

Executes the completion of specific audit activities in a variety of subject areas by:

  • Planning the development of audit scope, objectives and audit programs, in addition to determining audit procedures to be used.

  • Assessing operating processes, identifying key control points, and developing conclusions about their effectiveness,

  • Preparing oral presentations and/or written reports supporting results of audit examination, conclusions, and recommendations, and

  • Reviewing the implementation of audit recommendations and identifying action steps required to remediate within a reasonable time,

  • Possessing strong organizational and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities to meet deadlines and commitments.


Equivalent experience in the areas of financial statement auditing (proficiency in GAAP/GAAS) and internal control monitoring. Considerable practice in Data Analytics and CAAT, including design of tests, application of techniques and analysis of results. Prefer minimum of 4 years of experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm plus experience in internal auditing. Experience on large corporate client audit assignments is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA is preferred.

  • Requires active CPA/ACCA/ACA license and/or CIA designation

  • Ethics & Compliance and or Special Investigations experience is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong data analytic and CAAT skills

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.