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Equinix, Inc

Internal Audit Manager

Frisco, TX

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Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company®, operating over 250 data centers across the globe. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

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Internal Audit Manager

Equinix's Internal Audit department, known as Business Assurance Services (BAS), enhances and protects organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. In a demanding high-performance environment designed for high-caliber individuals seeking growth and career advancement, BAS team members gain valuable experience and in-depth knowledge of the strategic, operational, finance, information technology (IT), and compliance areas of the Company by working on a wide range of assurance and advisory activities.

We are seeking a Manager for the BAS department who will lead and perform risk-based audit, assurance and advisory activities. The position will report to and work closely with the leader of the Operational Assurance group in the BAS department. The position will assist in large, complex and highly visible engagements, develop strong working relationships with management, and manage or mentor other BAS team members. The position requires a person adept in balancing the dual roles of independent, objective assurance provider and consultative business partner. The position will be based in one of the following locations: Toronto, Canada; Dallas, TX; or Tampa, FL.


  • Oversee and perform the planning, fieldwork and reporting for operational audits, including preparing audit planning memos, developing and executing test steps, reviewing and analyzing evidence, identifying and assessing risks and control issues, documenting work performed, composing summary memos, and drafting audit reports
  • Oversee junior team members or consultants on specific audits providing oversight, review, and feedback necessary for successful project completion
  • Become a trusted business advisor by developing business relationships and providing value-add assurance, advice and insight to management on governance, risk, compliance, control improvement matters, and key Company initiatives
  • Work regularly and communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization to relay findings and recommendations, monitor and help drive remediation efforts to closure, advise on control requirements and improvements, and identify trends and insights
  • Help create a collaborative, positive work environment with team members and internal customers
  • Conduct work in an efficient and effective manner, monitoring and communicating adherence to project timelines and departmental budget
  • Contribute effectively to BAS planning by providing thoughts and input supported by risk-based analysis and understanding of business strategy and risks


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in audit including 2+ years of audit management experience; combination of Big 4 experience and industry experience at a multi-national public company is preferred
  • Strong proficiency in performing risk assessments and risk-based auditing, along with the ability to gain an understanding of complex business processes and systems through interview and documentation review, analyze data to identify trends and insights, assess whether controls are adequately designed and operating effectively, and identify and assess risks associated with business operations
  • Ability to work in a fast moving, global, complex company environment, to easily adapt between working independently (with minimal direction) or collaboratively on a team (with various stakeholders and varied personalities), to be effective in new situations, and to work comfortably in ambiguity on unstructured projects and in a multi-tasking environment
  • Team player focused on team cohesion and success; adept at building relationships across organizations; willingness and ability to lead projects as well as participate as member of project team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to effect change through collaboration, professionalism, trust, credibility and influence
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to quickly evaluate issues, determine root causes, and creatively solve complex problems in a solutions-oriented environment
  • Commitment to quality, willingness to challenge current practice and innovate, and continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to listen to understand and to bring a balanced perspective, while skillfully managing potentially contentious interactions and standing ground in the face of audit client or internal pressure
  • Self-motivated, flexible, proactive, rapid learner and responsive; possesses passion, energy, and enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented; views challenges as opportunities; tenacious and focused
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally (up to 15%)
  • One or more relevant professional certifications (CPA, CA, CIA, CFA, CISA, CISSP, CFE)
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree; advanced degree (MBA or Masters) is a plus

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Client-provided location(s): Frisco, TX, USA
Job ID: Equinix-2068167412
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Fitness Subsidies
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program