Senior Director
Internal Audit
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Palo Alto, CA, USA • San Francisco, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
  • 15-20 years of progressive audit and accounting experience, which should include holding and being successful in a senior leadership role within the audit function, ideally as the Head of Internal Audit
  • Software industry specific accounting knowledge and deep experience leading SOX 404 in a mature public company setting are mandatory
  • A blend of public accounting and industry experience within public companies in addition to software industry specific technical expertise, i.e. an understanding of software revenue recognition beyond the basics is strongly desired
  • Licensed CPA strongly desired
  • Experience working within a complex organization and demonstrated ability to work across functions and regions, at all levels where the incumbent may not have direct authority
  • Strong proven leadership capability with developed skills in team building, motivating, and developing people
  • Ability to interact with the highest levels in the company, including company executives and Board members
  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect at all levels, e.g. staff, managers, leadership and executives, as a constructive, trusted and strategic business partner providing insight and analysis, and proposing solutions in order to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness and level of internal controls
  • Strong analytical capabilities, process improvement and organization skills in addition to leadership skills to train others how to effectively manage through risks and issues rather than being held hostage by them
  • Adequate design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Safeguarding of Company assets through continuous monitoring
  • The implementation and execution of remediation plans related to control weaknesses identified
  • Overall strategic risk management and the efficacy and efficiency of business operations
  • Provide enterprise-wide leadership for all financial reporting risk and control activities, including the SOX framework and management testing function. This includes leading a team in updating annual scoping, updating and improving upon existing process documentation and internal controls over both Business Process and IT general controls, leading management testing of key controls over financial reporting and ensuring appropriate and timely remediation of all control deficiencies
  • The Head of Internal Audit must be a strategic business partner, providing leadership to their teams in addition to the business units that Internal Audit supports
  • The Head of Internal Audit is directly responsible for the successful and strategic management of the external audit team at all levels
  • Oversee and develop a team of 5 internal auditors
  • Drive implementation of consistent financial reporting risk identification, assessment and control process throughout the organization, through close partnership with business leaders
  • Actively manage the external auditors, while working closely with the business units in assessing and leveraging controls around system implementations and improvements as well as process automations
  • Collaborate with business process owners, system engineers, and technical support staff in the identification of process efficiencies and systems enhancements
  • Work closely with business units, IT and the GRC teams to ensure strategic risks across the organization are effectively managed
  • Partner with the Engineering to ensure all financial reporting risks over our internally developed systems are adequate and continue to operate as designed
  • Proactively search for opportunities to identify and eliminate process as well as audit inefficiencies, this may come in the form of reductions in the volume of audit testing through automation or system driven solutions; or from identification and reduction of or control redundancies; and/or from general process inefficiencies that may be derivatives of rapid growth and manual workstreams
  • Develop a strategic plan for the continued evolution of the internal control framework, including but not limited to Enterprise Risk Management, operational and risk based audits, and process improvement reviews
  • Ensure that the internal audit function is a valued and trusted partner to financial and non-financial business units across the company
  • Provide appropriate leadership in order to ensure the function is seen supporting and assisting business partners and internal control owners such that, internal audit is an extension of the management team while in tandem being able to maintain and balance audit objectivity

1,001-5,000 employees

Modern, general-purpose database platform
Company Overview
MongoDB empowers innovators to create, transform, and disrupt industries by unleashing the power of software and data
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