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Audit Manager in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/2/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0062172

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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.

The Internal Audit Manager will be part of the EMEA Internal Audit team, and He /She will be based in London office. The ideal candidate should have a notable experience of Internal Audit, External Audit, and knowledge of relevant UK and EU regulations (e.g. Governance, PSD2, Consumer Protection, Privacy, AML…). Industry experience should be from a recognized credit institution or would ideally be within a large and high growth company that provides a variety of financial products and services. This candidate should have proven experience in evaluating internal controls and compliance programs. Working experience with Big4 or with regulatory bodies are also recommended.

Role Requirements:

  • Develop internal audit strategies and methodologies for the UK market

  • Execute audit assignments with the emphasis on the UK and EU business, draft audit issues, facilitate issues tracking and validate their timely closure, evaluate testing results: identify symptoms, root cause, and alternative controls  

  • Utilize internal audit best practice tools and processes to evaluate Compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards in the UK and EU.

  • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations and effectively communicate the results of audit work

  • Pro-actively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, business partners and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally

  • 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, the audit plan/approach and the risk assessment process

  • Execute a range of internal audit projects from the planning and fieldwork through reporting

  • Support EMEA Director of Internal Audit and the broader PayPal audit Team           

  • Manage assigned Associates or Seniors auditors (including training and coaching

SKILLS REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual

  • Fluent in English, with excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Proven ability to excel in a multi-tasking environment

  • Able to understand risk and control concepts

  • Analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Experience working in a regulated environment preferred

  • Ability to travel – up to 20%

  • CIA, CISA, CPA, CA, CFE or CAMS, preferred

  • Innovative mindset and ability to develop ideas seeking ways to add value to the Global Audit team and to the business.

HIGHLY DESIRED:

  • Big 4, Fintech or Financial Services Experience with UK and EU Regulatory experience

  • Experience using audit data repository, work paper documentation, risk assessment tools such as TeamMate.

  • Experience in Data Analytics tools such as ACL or similar computer aided auditing tools


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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