KLX Inc Senior IT & Financial Auditor in Houston, Texas


This role is within the Internal Audit Department performing a wide variety of IT, financial and operational audits (IT governance & management, location site financial and operational audits, process department audits, systems development, IT implementation reviews, manual control, general computer control and automated control testing for SOX compliance, data analytics and other audits related to information technology).


The senior will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing IT, financial and operational audit programs

  • Planning audits and identifying IT, financial and operational risk areas

  • Manage the Financial and IT SOX compliance

  • Work with the Manager & Director to assist in developing an effective plan to ensure appropriate coverage of the significant processes and systems at KLX sites

Responsible for performing field work in the following areas:

  • Reviewing and completing IT, financial and operational audit program steps

  • Evaluating manual, general computer and automated internal controls

  • Identifying control and system weaknesses and control process improvements

  • Identifying improvements in operational efficiencies

  • Provide real time feedback to the plan or function for ways to make identified control or operational improvements

  • Be aware of and address cyber security concerns that are applicable to the Company

  • Document clear and concise work papers to support the audit work performed including evidencing the testing samples or procedures performed

  • Perform data analytics and utilize data analytics software (IDEA)

  • Prepare audit comments recommending improvements in IT, financial and operational internal controls and processes

The IA Senior will be responsible for many forms of communication throughout the audit process. These are as follows:

  • Actively participating in and/or leading opening audit meetings

  • Schedule and hold interim status update meetings

  • Lead closing meetings with the site or function area for each review

  • Participates in other audit meetings

  • Prepare the listing of audit comments and audit report drafts

  • Follow up on and review management’s responses to audit comments and track action items


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or related field of study

  • A minimum of four to six years of experience

  • Willing to travel 25% - 30% of the year


  • Experience performing testing of both general computer controls and automated controls for SOX compliance

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common financial reports, IT reports, SOD analyses, data dumps, system configurations, IT contracts and other IT and financial focused documents

  • Conduct risk assessments with respect to information technology, financial and operational areas

  • Certification such as CPA, CISA, CISSP, and/or CISM preferred.

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or IT relevant focus area

  • Experience performing financial, operational and IT audits (internal or external) from start to finish (owning planning and completion – with limited coaching)

  • Working knowledge of core IT processes and technology, with demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following areas is required: ERP systems, information security, program/project management, and/or infrastructure services (operating systems, databases, network, etc.).

  • Working experience with COSO and COBIT frameworks.

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies such as Cloud and Mobile Security, PCI DSS, Internet-of-Things, etc.

  • Energy industry audit experience

  • Financial and IT SOX experience

KLX Inc. is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.