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.


  • 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



  • 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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