Head of Internal Audit

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Head of Internal Audit


The Head of Internal Audit reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with administrative reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer. This position will have direct and regular contact with the Audit Committee and will assist the Committee in achieving its charter as it relates to risk and compliance.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • developing an enterprise risk management program.
  • planning, executing and reporting results of financial, operational, and IT audits.
  • planning, testing and reporting on the effectiveness of internal controls as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley act.  


What You’ll Do


  • Drive the development of and execute against risk-based audit plans that clearly define the objective and scope of each review, employing critical thinking and appropriate testing methodologies.
  • Partner with executive leadership and key cross-functional leaders on the development of a company-wide enterprise risk management program.
  • Develop strong relationships with clients, teaching them how to think about identifying and mitigating risks in their environment.
  • Provide proactive counsel on new system development and implementation efforts, acquisitions and other strategic initiatives to ensure that internal controls are considered and designed into processes.
  • Provide an independent appraisal of internal controls over financial reporting, IT controls and other key areas of compliance; regularly engage with the external audit team to monitor status and to identify emerging risks and areas of new or increasing focus.
  • Communicate and validate findings with clients in a timely manner, obtaining client agreement on the root cause of issues and advising clients on potential solutions for remediation, as well as reaching agreed-upon timelines for remediation activities
  • Drive the preparation of presentations to management at the conclusion of each audit and appraisal of corrective actions.
  • Manage a talented team of professionals, utilizing and overseeing the work of outside experts as necessary.
  • Partner with the legal and compliance organization on the investigation of whistleblower complaints and other matters.

What You Need

  • 12+ years of progressive accounting, audit and/or finance, or other relevant work experience.
  • 6 years of supervisory experience of comparable or larger sized audit groups required.
  • International work experience and FCPA, cyber security assessment and audit experience.
  • Proficiency in auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles and pronouncements.
  • Experience with planning and executing engagements utilizing an integrated audit approach.
  • Demonstrated experience building diverse, high performing teams.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and analytical skills, demonstrated in critical thinking, attention to detail and problem-solving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface effectively with executives and the audit committee.
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, or CISA is desirable


Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.


Pandora is also a VEVRAA federal contractor. Pandora requests priority referrals of protected veterans from each ESDS, as required by regulation.


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