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Sr. Technology Auditor, Internal Audit in Chicago - Merchandise Mart Plaza at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/26/2021

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

• Take a risk-based approach in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of technology internal controls in accordance with our audit methodology and the established risk assessment framework. • Execute audit assignments, draft audit issues for review by audit management, facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues; • Utilize internal audit best practice tools and processes to evaluate Compliance with applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards for cyber security and technology risk; • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations; • Evaluate test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls; • Pro-actively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business, and respective support areas and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally; • Effectively communicate the results of audit work; • Capable of operating in a fast pace, diverse and matrixed environment while managing multiple assignments; • Detail oriented and capable of clearly and concisely documenting work papers, issue statements, and audit reports. Developing and maintaining broad risk & controls experience; • Keeping current on business/industry changes and their effect on the business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments. • Managing projects from Planning through Fieldwork • Ensuring timely completion of key milestones of the audit • Providing input to the planning process by participating in walkthroughs and key meetings and uses knowledge to execute audit work. • Identifying opportunities to assist managers and assuming personal responsibility for moderately complex key process areas (documenting test results clearly, addressing exceptions/findings appropriately, and communicating / escalating conclusions timely).

  • 3 - 6 years of technology audit experience with exposure to financial services, banking industry, e-commerce or a Big 4 environment preferred
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to excel in a multi-tasking environment
  • Able to understand technology risk and control concepts
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Compliance audit or other relevant compliance experience a plus
  • Experience working in a regulated environment preferred
  • Ability to travel – up to 25%
  • CPA, CISA, CIA or CISSP preferred
  • Innovative mindset and ability to develop ideas seeking ways to add value to the Global Audit team and the business

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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