Senior Internal Auditor in Luxembourg at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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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 254 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 is currently recruiting a Senior Auditor, Internal Audit to be based in Luxembourg and he/ she will be part of the Location Internal Audit team.

A typical day for the Senior Internal Auditor will include:

  • Executing audit assignments with the emphasis on the EMEA businesses, draft audit issues for review by audit management, facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues; 
  • Utilizing internal audit best practice tools and processes to evaluate Compliance with  applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards in the APAC region; 
  • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations; 
  • Evaluating test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls; 
  • Pro-actively developing 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 communicating the results of audit work; 
  • Being able to operate in a fast pace, diverse and matrixed environment while managing multiple assignments; 
  • 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).  

What does Success Look Like?  

  • Executing a range of internal audit projects from the planning and fieldwork through reporting;      
  • Supporting the EMEA audit team and the broader PayPal audit Team;   
  • Developing and maintaining constructive working relationships with client at all levels from management through to Executives;              
  • Identifying and deliver on value added services to the client;
  • Providing clients with strategic and operational solutions to their needs;
  • Developing internal audit strategies and methodologies for the EMEA region.

About You  

  • 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 have analytical & problem solving skills;
  • You have experience working in a regulated environment required;
  • You are able to travel – up to 15-25%;
  • You have preferably CPA, CA, CFE, CAMS, CISA, CIA or CISSP;
  • You have an innovative mindset and ability to develop ideas seeking ways to add value to the Global Audit team and the business.

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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