Senior Internal Auditor

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history.  We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

We are looking for candidates for a Senior Internal Auditor. This position plays the critical role of partnering with the business units and providing value added recommendations to enhance the company’s overall internal control of its operations.


Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and central point of contact for in-scope SOX processes and systems
  • Assist in SOX planning, scoping and risk assessment process through close collaboration with external auditors and business process owners
  • Coordinate delivery and organize audit requirements for SOX assessments, walkthroughs and testing procedures
  • Conduct business process walkthroughs and controls testing according to established audit standards
  • Develop high quality business process and audit testing documentation
  • Evaluate audit findings and coordinate remediation of deficiencies
  • Assist in evaluation of new processes, policies and systems to determine its impact on the SOX program and design the control landscape based on identified risks
  • Develop business relationships and proactively interact with process owners and management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for improvements and optimization
  • Demonstrate initiative and provide timely updates to internal audit management. Manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned in support of the internal audit team and corporate objectives

 

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Accounting/ Finance or Business.
  • 2+ years’ audit experience through public accounting/auditing and/or industry experience. Big 4 experience a plus.
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or equivalent certification preferred
  • Strong understanding of internal audit standards
  • Strong understanding of SOX requirements, COSO and COBIT frameworks
  • General understanding of IT General Controls, application controls and systems
  • Strong knowledge of SAP ERP is preferred
  • Communication skills, interpersonal skills, analytical and presentation skills that encourage and facilitate effective interaction
  • Detail and team oriented, with a strong learning capacity and ability to multi-task, adapt to change and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) with a general understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic. Ability to thrive as an individual contributor in a high functioning team

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