Senior Auditor, Internal Audit in Moscow at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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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 244 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.

PayPal Russia is currently recruiting a Senior Auditor, Internal Audit who will be part of the EMEA Internal Audit team, and he /she will be based in Moscow.

A typical day for the Senior Auditor, Internal Audit, Moscow will include:

  • Plan and execute audit assignments with an emphasis on the Russia business: define scope and plan of audit, draft audit issues for review by regional audit management, facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues in line with the Internal Audit leadership team instructions;
  • Conduct field-work audit and evaluate test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause,and evaluate risk exposure;
  • Audits’ execution includes utilizing Internal Audit best practice tools and processes to evaluate compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards in Russia;
  • Complete all Internal Audit work on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations in agreement and close coordination with and under the supervision of the regional and global Internal Audit leadership;
  • Effectively communicate the results of audit work to the Internal Audit leadership team as well as to the relevant local and global business stakeholders;
  • Support, where required, the execution of regional / global audits in close coordination with the Internal Audit management;
  • Pro-actively develop and maintain professional working relationships with local Management and work in close coordination with and under the supervision of the regional and global internal Audit leadership team;
  • Keeping current on changes in the Russian relevant laws / regulations as well as business/industry changes and their effect on the Company business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments.

What does Success Look Like?  

  • You are capable of operating in a fast pace, diverse and matrixed environment while managing multiple assignments;
  • You are detail oriented and capable of clearly and concisely documenting work papers, issue statements, and audit reports.
  • You are deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual;
  • You are fluent in English, with excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • You are able to understand risk and control concepts;
  • You are analytical & problem solving skills;
  • You have experience working in a regulated environment required;
  • You have ability to travel – up to 25%;
  • You possess CPA, CA, CFE, CAMS, CISA, CIA or CISSP preferred;
  • You have innovative mindset and ability to develop ideas seeking ways to add value to the Global Audit team and the business.

About You  

  • You have relevant years of External / Internal Audit and knowledge of relevant Russia regulations (e.g. AML, data privacy, corporate governance regulations).
  • You have industry experience that must be from a recognized credit institution and would ideally be within a large and high growth company that provides a variety of financial products and services.
  • You should have experience of working in a multinational environment within a matrix reporting line (local / functional).
  • You have working experience with the relevant Russia regulatory bodies, including knowledge of the Internal Audit function related Russian regulatory requirements, is also required.

You Might Also Have 

  • Financial Services Experience with Russia regulatory experience;
  • Experience in data analysis tools such as ACL or similar computer aided auditing tools;
  • Experience using audit data repository, work paper documentation, risk assessment tools such as TeamMate;

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.



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