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Senior Internal Auditor in Dublin at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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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 267 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 are seeking an experienced Senior Auditor who will work as part of the EMEA Internal Audit team in Dublin

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute a range of internal audit projects from the planning and fieldwork through to reporting      
  • Support the Director of Internal Audit for PayPal Europe and the broader PayPal Audit Team           
  • Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with business partners at all levels from management to Executives
  • Identify and deliver on value added services to the business
  • Provide business partners with strategic and operational solutions to their needs
  • Develop internal audit strategies and methodologies for the EMEA region
  • Execute audit assignments with the emphasis on the EMEA business, 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 all applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards in the EMEA region
  • Completing all work assigned in a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations
  • Evaluate test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls
  • Oversee the work of Junior Auditors and provide training and coaching as needed
  • 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
  • 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
  • Keeping current on business/industry changes and their effect on the business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments

Experience & Skills:

  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 to 8 years of External Audit and/or Internal Audit and knowledge of relevant EU regulations (e.g. AML regulations)
  • CPA, CA, CFE, CAMS, CISA, CIA or CISSP qualified preferred
  • Industry experience must be from a recognized Big4 firm and/or credit institution and would ideally be within a large and high growth company that provides a variety of financial products and services
  • Proven experience in evaluating internal controls and compliance programs. Working experience with regulatory bodies is also useful
  • Innovative mindset and ability to develop ideas seeking ways to add value to the Global Audit team and the business.
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Fluent in English, with excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience working in a regulated environment preferred
  • Proven ability to excel in a multi-tasking environment
  • Able to understand risk and control concepts
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel – up to 15/20%

Highly Desirable:

  • Big 4 firm or Financial/Banking Services Experience or EU 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 
  • Experience of Financial/Banking Services in the UK market

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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