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SOX PMO IT Senior in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/23/2020

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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 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 SOX IT Senior will be responsible for understanding the IT environment, performing management testing, providing controls guidance for IT system changes and evaluating deficiencies. The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated individual or a self-starter with a strong work ethic, and should take ownership of projects and tasks. He or she should have strong project management, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills and be able to dig deep into details as well as see the big picture. Additional key qualities include process-oriented thinking, ability to work with others, and ability to lead and affect process change and improvements. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills spanning across multiple levels of management. Lastly, candidates must thrive in a demanding, fast-paced work environment that is energetic, driven, and team-oriented.

  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating the SOX requirements (working with the stakeholders including, but not limited to business owners, external auditors, and internal audit);
  • Perform and document IT automated controls and IT general controls testing; as well as testing Key Reports (IPEs)
  • Assistance with the documentation of certain processes;
  • Work with process owners to obtain an understanding of the systems landscape in order to achieve timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes;
  • Provide support in the risk assessment of identified processes, including identification of control gaps;
  • Evaluate IT control deficiencies in accordance with the Company's framework for evaluating control exceptions and deficiencies;
  • Provide guidance to process and control owners on the identification, documentation and testing of key ITGCs and application-specific controls;
  • Coordinate with process and control owners to remediate identified exceptions and/or control gaps;
  • Review and analysis of attestation and audit reports (SSAE16 and Internal Audit issued reports);
  • Assist with special projects


  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Accounting and/or Business;  
  • 3-6 years of audit experience performing financial audits, SOX compliance and/or operational/IT audits; strong background in internal controls;  
  • Experience with SOX compliance and knowledge of legal, regulatory and industry requirements. 
  • Knowledge of financial statement assertions, internal controls, COSO 2013 framework

Highly Desired:

  • Experience working with SAP
  • Certifications PMP, CISA, CISM
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)


  • Excellent medical and dental benefits that start day one.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 401k match and employee stock purchase plan.
  • Generous PTO and sick time policies
  • Ongoing training, tuition reimbursement and support to help you realize your full career potential.
  • Give back to local communities through our many fundraising and volunteer opportunities.
  • PayPal’s sabbatical program provides four weeks of paid time off after every five years of service.
  • Active social groups, onsite events, onsite gym, cafe, games and arcade rooms, relaxation zones and so much more!

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