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Internal Auditor

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Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


The primary job function is in SOX 404 compliance and is part of KLA's Global Corporate Audit group.


We are looking for a well-rounded, versatile audit professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team. We are a team that strives for continuous improvement. The individual will be able to solve problems and work independently under general supervision.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Primary function in SOX 404 compliance
  • Design and perform walkthrough/control test procedures
  • Document findings and recommendations
  • Update process narratives, flowcharts, and control matrices
  • Oversee quarterly and annual SOX certifications
  • Coordinate and liaise with external auditors
  • Communicate the results via written reports and oral presentations to management
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers
  • Travel domestically and internationally, as needed.


  • Bachelors Level Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Candidate must be a motivated self-starter with effective project management skills, ability to foresee roadblocks and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of accounting, processes, and internal controls.
  • Considerable verbal and written communication skills, including interviewing, presentation of findings and recommendations.
  • Result-driven and able to work independently and proactively
  • Attention to detail, quality of work
  • Strong ability to partner and build relationships with internal clients
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, perform under time pressure
  • Advocate and implement process improvements
  • Big 4 experience and CPA preferred

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience. OR Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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