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Internal Audit Manager

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


BWX Technologies is seeking a candidate to join the Corporate Internal Audit Department (IAD) in Lynchburg, VA.


The IAD is an internal, independent and objective assurance and consulting activity, guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the company’s operations. It assists the Board of Directors, by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s network of risk management, internal controls and governance processes.  Our mission is to enhance and protect shareholder value by providing risk-based and objective assurance and advice to BWXT management.


The IAD team works on projects focused on financial reporting, compliance, operational and business processes, risk management and Contractor Business Systems as defined by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).


Job Responsibilities:


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide oversight to department staff and interface with the department VP;
  • Lead the risk assessment(s);
  • Lead or provide oversight of internal control evaluations using a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of BWXT’s network of risk management, internal controls and governance processes;
  • Support creation of audit work programs, lead or support audit fieldwork and review work of others;
  • Create high-quality final deliverables such as memoranda and reports, communicating research and audit results and recommendations concisely and effectively with risk-based and objective assurance and advice;
  • Project manage the internal audit lifecycle;
  • Provide support to the VP of Internal Audit, CFO or other management personnel for Audit & Finance Committee meetings;
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with stakeholders.


Position Requirements:


Education:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and/or other business field of study.


Preferred Education: A postgraduate degree such as a Master’s in a specific topic or a Master’s in Business Administration.


Experience:  6 or more years


Additional Required Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and/or a proven record of success in a role involving, leading and directing internal audits, risk management and leading teams; 

  • Public accounting or similar work experience;

  • Proficient in industry trends, corporate governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements,  Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, financial and operational fraud risk management, antifraud and anti-corruption and anti-bribery internal controls;
  • A strong understanding of information systems, application controls, IT general controls, financial reporting concepts and data analytics;
  • Manage the Internal Audit lifecycle;
  • Lead or support control evaluations, design, implementation and optimization of internal control structures designed to manage risk using financial and operational internal control methodologies;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to travel, up to 25%;
  • Lead teams, motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, encourage candid, meaningful and timely feedback to promote improvement;
  • Manage resource requirements, project metrics and support department budgeting;
  • Familiar with current hot topics for Chief Audit Executives, Internal Audit directors, Chief Compliance officers, Audit Committees and Risk Management personnel;
  • Familiar with internal audit technology tools;
  • Maintain an independent and objective position and self-report conflicts of interest;
  • Cleared or ability to secure a security clearance; and
  • Certification: CIA, CFE, CPA, CMA, CISA, PMP or other similar and relevant certification.


US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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