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Jacobs Senior Internal Audit Specialist - US REMOTE in Annapolis, Maryland

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look to the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

Through consultative services and a risk-based prioritization of assurance work, Internal Audit at Jacobs is a value-add function that supports management in driving compliance, ethics, and proactive risk management. Internal Audit at Jacobs is uniquely positioned to work across all lines of business, functions, and services, which allows the team and its team members to identify efficiencies and opportunities throughout the organization.

We are searching for a Senior Internal Auditor Specialist to join our team who thrives in a collaborative environment and shares our commitment to providing valuable risk management, governance, and control insights to our business partners. As part of the global Internal Audit team, you will get exposure to all aspects of the business and the control environment and why it is important, all while leveraging your audit skills. This role is both detail oriented and strategic, requiring comprehensive reviews of specific parts of the business based on any given audit scope and reporting on matters that are relevant to management, executives, Board members, and our external auditor. The role will interact with business partners throughout the Company including Finance, Human Resources, and Legal. Responsibilities includes performing audit procedures and preparing communications reflecting the results of the work performed for review by management.

As an Audit Professional at Jacobs, you bring your business savvy, trustworthy judgment, ability to see the big picture, and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • At least 10+ years of professional work experience and 7+ years audit or controls testing experience, including having demonstrated deep foundational knowledge of risk & controls.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business or another relevant field and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or another audit related professional certification.

  • Demonstrated experience in auditing practices and methodology; including but not limited to 1) completing audits from the planning phase through reporting and monitoring of corrective actions; 2) evaluating company control environments and contributing to walkthroughs, sampling, and testing reperformance supporting global Sox activities; and 3) developing risk assessments for audits.

  • Strong knowledge of internal audit principles, practices and procedures or specialized technical understanding of key business unit activities.

  • Excellent project management, organizing and planning skills.

  • Ability to achieve results by taking a proactive view of business goals and objectives.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively plan and conduct multiple projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners.

  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and assume responsibility for decisions which have an impact on people and quality of service.

  • Experience working collaboratively with others, across businesses, functions, geographic locations, reporting lines, and cultures in a large matrixed company or public sector agency.

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and integrated risk-based auditing preferred.

  • Uncompromising ethics.

*Due to access to highly sensitive government contract data, US citizenship is required.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience working in a US Federal contractor organization in the services industry; OR

  • Experience performing audits relying on US Federal regulations.

  • Proven Information Technology Audit skills and experience working with data analytics are beneficial.

  • Competency with Power BI, Oracle, Audit Board, the Microsoft Office Suite, and other technical tools.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.