Internal Audit, Financial Lead

Recruiter
Stripe
Location
San Francisco
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Nov 2020
Closes
01 Dec 2020
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Stripe builds the most powerful and flexible tools for running an internet business. We handle hundreds of billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their businesses on Stripe. To further this important mission, Stripe is building a world class Internal Audit (IA) team. Our mission is to make the business better as it grows. We are consumed with the goal of being agile with the business, powered by technology and seamlessly accelerating the speed of controls integration and compliance adoption.Our IA team is responsible for providing objective assurance on the design and operational effectiveness of Stripe's internal controls and business processes, its compliance with laws and regulations and its risk management framework and other governance processes. We also lead as an advisory partner in areas such as targeted analyses, model evaluations, self–serve monitoring dashboards, systems design assessments, and policy reviews. We're looking for a leader with finance and operations audit experience who will help us build and scale a global audit program, who will serve as a key member of the IA team and partner to the business, and who will elevate the ambitions of Stripe. You will:– Develop a risk–based finance and operational audit plan for Stripe's expanding global operations– Shape audit programs to address finance and operational audit requirements governing regulated entities, including in EMEA, APAC and LATAM– Serve as IA's SME on internal controls across IA audit projects and within the organization– Plan and execute audits of business processes subject to regulatory compliance requirements– Manage co–sourced service providers while building our internal FinOps team– Seamlessly liaise with external auditors in connection with process walk–throughs and Fin/Ops audit work– Lead ad–hoc programs and initiatives to provide advisory insights– Work seamlessly with key business partners within the second lines of defense to build efficiencies into the audit plan and avoid duplication of testing activities– Present findings and recommendations to stakeholders and leadership teams– Secure management action plans for remediation and monitor remediation progress and timeliness– Perform outreach and maintain collaborative working relationships with business partners– Participate in enterprise risk assessment activities– Invest in understanding the business to better identify areas of need and opportunities to advise– Research and stay current on applicable regulatory requirements and (e.g., FFIEC, PCAOB guidance, SEC, etc.), emerging trends and best practices We're looking for someone who has:– 10+ years of audit and project management experience within an Internal Audit function and/or as part of an accounting/consulting firm– Expertise in auditing financial controls and operations with a working knowledge of regulatory compliance– Deep understanding of GAAP, COSO, Sarbanes Oxley Act, and PCAOB Rules and experienced in the use of auditing and assessment frameworks and the application of professional standards– Experience with performing risk assessments and leveraging to prioritize workstreams– Attention to detail, including ability to issue–spot, identify patterns, flag incongruencies– Ability to apply critical thinking and analysis, and exercise professional judgment– Ability to discuss complex issues with any level of management and influence perspectives– Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report positioning and clarity– CPA, chartered accountant and/or CIA certification– Bachelor's degree Nice to haves:– Public accounting and/or start–up experience– Previous experience in a high volume transactional payment environment You should include these in your application:– Your resume and/or LinkedIn profile.

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