Director, Audit Analytics

Palo Alto Networks
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Competitive salary
23 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Experience level
Your Impact

Palo Alto Networks, the pioneer of next-generation network security, is looking for an Internal Audit Director. Reporting to the VP Internal Audit, this position will be key to developing and implementing the future vision for the Palo Alto Networks internal audit program. This is an opportunity to build an internal audit center of excellence focused on continuous audit and transaction analysis. The role is based in Bangalore, but up to 100%WFH is possible. Initially, the Bangalore team will focus on:
  • Continuous Audit and Analytics - initially, provide issue follow-up and resolution generated from Analytics work. Over time, lead IA's continuous audit and analytics program.
  • SOX program support, including SOX testing
  • Other recurring transaction-oriented projects - Non-GAAP controls, GDPR controls, Product Certification support
  • Channel Compliance support - sales transaction review, channel analytics support
Your Career:
  • build and lead a team of 3 initially, with expectations of substantial future growth.
  • have demonstrated they can successfully develop business relationships and proactively interact with process owners and management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for improvements and optimization
  • be able to communicate with executive management and audit committee members as needed
  • be comfortable working across multiple time zones, especially with California-based colleagues and stakeholders.

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 10+ years combination of audit experience in Big 4 and/or corporate environment preferred
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or equivalent certification preferred
  • Experience in design and use of audit analytics, data visualization tools, statistical modeling, and data mining preferred
  • Experience in managing a team and mentoring individual contributors
  • Strong understanding of internal audit standards
  • Strong understanding of US SOX requirements and the COSO framework
  • General understanding of IT General Controls, segregation of duties and SAP ERP automated controls in a business environment
  • Communication skills, interpersonal skills, analytical and presentation skills that encourage and facilitate effective interaction
  • Ability to project manage, multi-task and prioritize requirements in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, energetic and positive


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