Head of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk (Remote)

Recruiter
Knock
Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
Salary
USD 1,000.00
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Feb 2021
Ref
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Experience level
Director
Knock is on a mission to empower people to move freely. The Knock Home Swap™ makes it easy for consumers to buy their new home before selling their old one, skipping the hassles of living through repairs and showings, paying only one mortgage at a time, and having home prep covered upfront so their old house sells for the highest possible price. Knock currently offers the Home Swap in 17 markets in six states and plans to expand to at least 21 markets by mid-2021.

Launched in 2015 by founding team members of Trulia.com, Knock has raised more than $600 million in debt and equity from top tier investors, including RRE Ventures, Foundry Group, Redpoint, Greycroft, Corazon Capital, Correlation Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital and FJ Labs.

We are seeking a Head of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk to build our inaugural audit and risk management function in an exciting, high-growth company that marries technology, data and traditional financial services to help our customers with one of the most important transactions of their lives. We are seeking a leader with intellectual curiosity, great business partnership skills, risk insights and pragmatic approaches to helping the business actively manage our dynamic risk landscape and compliance requirements.

At Knock, we have fun, we move fast, we celebrate & support our fellow teammates, and we live by our POPSICLE values.

As a Head of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk you will:
    • Report to the CFO and future Audit Committee; communicate regularly and directly with the Board (Audit Committee), CFO, Head of Lending, COO, CEO and other executives
    • Develop an Enterprise Risk Management program including an Enterprise Risk Assessment process in collaboration with other risk management and operational leaders
    • Support the development of key entity level controls and processes to support public market readiness and other governance, risk, and regulatory and compliance objectives
    • Develop a long term strategy to provide assurance and advisory guidance over strategic, operational, financial and compliance risks in collaboration with other risk managers including lending compliance
    • Act as the "go-to" person for risk management and internal controls within the organization and provide a reliable and insightful resource for implementing controls within a business process in an efficient and effective manner
    • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned in support of internal audit team and corporate objectives such as business process improvements, planning and execution of operational audit projects
    • Oversee the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of future Internal Audit operations, including: hiring, training, evaluating staff performance, and career development
    • Manage co-sourced consultants and optimize their engagement according to budget
    • Act as the lead in the scoping, budgeting, tracking of budget versus actuals and status reporting as needed
    • Continually learn, grow, and expand your knowledge, while also supporting others learning experiences; act as a mentor and be a resource for others inside and outside of your team
    • Take on ad-hoc projects as they arise & always be willing to support your team where they need you


We'd love you to bring:
    • 10+ years of experience in Finance, Accounting, Audit or Compliance, with at least 5+ years in public companies or companies with significant regulatory and compliance requirements
    • 5+ years of experience managing people and cross-functional teams
    • Experience in high-growth technology companies a plus; experience in fin-tech, property-tech and or regulated technology businesses a differentiator
    • Demonstrated capacity for critical thinking and excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Willingness to engage with and create trust through business leadership and pragmatic risk management solutions
    • Technical experience in accounting standards, procedures, polices and controls;
    • Experience with use of data analytics and related systems and processes; experience with innovative audit and risk management techniques and tools is a differentiator
    • Knowledge of information systems and security preferred
    • Project management experience
    • Believe in creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices and programs that will further Knock's commitment to making an impact, learning, putting people first, being open, and courageous
    • Have proven success working 100% remote in prior positions & are experienced working with a distributed, national teamWe encourage you to apply even if you don't have every listed requirement


Benefits, Perks, & Enjoying Life:
    • Knock is a 100% remote, work from home culture and has been since our inception in 2015
    • 100% employee covered medical, dental, & vision premiums
    • Unlimited PTO (2 weeks mandatory) + flexible work schedules
    • Paid parental leave
    • $1,000 each year for education, training, and professional development
    • Salary + Equity. We offer equitable compensation based market data, accomplishments, experience, & your location


We are proud to be a distributed company from our founding with employees in 28 states and counting. This is an amazing opportunity to be an integral part of building a multi-billion dollar consumer brand in an industry that is long overdue for a new way of doing things. You will be working with a passionate team that is disrupting the status quo.

Knock, and its subsidiaries, are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please no recruitment firm or agency inquiries, you will not receive a reply from us.

This position is in the continental United States.

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