Internal Auditor
Willbros Group, Inc. - Houston, TX

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Position Summary:

The Internal Auditor will assist in conducting audits for management to assess the effectiveness of controls, compliance with company policies & procedures, accuracy of financial records, and the efficiency of operations by performing the following duties.

The Internal Auditor will demonstrate an understanding of key accounting and auditing concepts and apply these concepts within a corporate audit environment. They will enhance their understanding of the dynamics of collaboration by working in a team environment to successfully complete assigned audit projects.

The Internal Auditor will demonstrate effective time management skills by completing various phases of assigned audit work within a specific time frame. They will also demonstrate data analytic skills by utilizing various audit tools to identify potential risks & concerns within assigned audited areas. Furthermore, the Internal Auditor will demonstrate communication skills by sharing audit findings and recommendations with management through the development and distribution of audit work papers and audit reports.
Direct Reports
None (May assist with mentoring of interns)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate in planning and executing audits included in the annual audit plan and participate in meetings with management to understand and document processes and controls.

At direction of manager or audit lead, follows audit programs and compiles workpapers in assessing SOX processes and related key controls. Assists in the audits of compliance with company policies & procedures.

Analyzes data and makes recommendations regarding deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and management policies or procedures.

Assists with the preparation and review of summary of audit findings, and propose recommendations to deliver to management.

Develop and maintain working relationships with personnel across the company.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required.
Licenses, Certifications, Credentials, or Other Requirements:
Ability to travel for one to two weeks at a time away from corporate location– typically 25% to 35% of time spent in traveling to and working at locations. International travel may be required.
Professional Certification preferred or in-progress – CPA, CIA, or MBA.

Professional Experience:

Skills – Technical:
• Previous experience in accounting/audit function is preferred.
• Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and related testing of key processes.
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Able to work in team environment on varied tasks.
• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
• Detail oriented. Reliable and well-organized. Strong work ethic.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
Skills – Communication:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to explain “why” and “how” to do something within a broader organizational focus.
Skills – People:
• Commitment to customer service.
• Ability to communicate well with all levels of management.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Physical, Environmental, and Mental Requirements
This position typically performs work within a normal office environment. However, travel to remote work locations may be required. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Department/Location Specific Requirements and Comments
Corporate work location is 4400 Post Oak Parkway, Houston, TX 77027
Willbros, USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Must pass pre-employment and random drug tests