Technology Audit Manager in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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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 286 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 position will be based in Phoenix, Austin, or Chicago and report directly to the Head of Technology Internal Audit at PayPal. The position will be responsible for supporting the Global Internal Audit Plan with an emphasis on technology and information security audits. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 to 10 years of External Audit, Internal Audit or related experience with a proven track record in evaluating technology and information security controls.

Job Description Summary:

  • Execution and oversight of the global internal audit plan
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to technology and information security risks in accordance with our audit methodology and the established risk assessment framework.
  • Identify risks and acting as business partner to auditees
  • Manage risk assessment / business monitoring and the overall implementation of group audit methodology.
  • Manage audit assignments, draft/review audit issues, facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues.
  • Pro-actively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas and work in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally.
  • Complete all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations. Develop and maintain broad regulatory experience.
  • Keep current on business/industry changes and their effect on the business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to less experienced teammates

Skills Required:

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A working knowledge of technology and information security frameworks/standards such as COBIT, ITIL, etc.
  • Excellent experience in evaluating controls across multiple jurisdictions in a global financial organization
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills to build internal networks within the team and wider firm, and the ability to clearly articulate business risks and controls at the senior management level.
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Proactive approach in managing engagements and seeking ways to add value
  • A team player with excellent time and project management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Design audit test programs to evaluate the adequacy of system and manual controls   
  • Have excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate ability to see the big picture, analyze risks and make recommendations for improvements to mitigate those risks
  • A passion for understanding the unique PayPal community, along with a passion for understanding the online payments business
  • Ability to travel up to 10-20% of time.

Highly Desired:

  • CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA, or similar
  • Big 4, Financial Services, or Technology Experience   
  • Experience with regulators and the regulatory exam process  

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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