Technology Audit Manager in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0035835

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.

This position will report directly to the Global Head of Technology Audit and be responsible for the management and execution of the technology audit plan as well as support of integrated audits led by other internal audit teams. Additionally, the position will be responsible for people management of technology audit team members as well as developing and maintaining relationships with key business partners.

  • Execution and management of the global technology internal audit plan.
  • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to technology risks in accordance with our audit methodology and the established risk assessment framework.
  • Identify risks and acting as business partner to Technology.
  • Managing risk assessment / business monitoring and the overall implementation of group audit methodology.
  • Managing audit assignments, draft/review audit issues, facilitate issue tracking, and validate closure of issues.
  • Pro-actively developing 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.
  • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations. Developing and maintaining broad regulatory experience.
  • Keeping current on business/industry changes and their effect on the business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments.
  • Providing coaching, mentorship, and people leadership to less experienced teammates.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 to 10 years of External Audit, Internal Audit or Technology Risk Management experience within a large and high growth company that provides financial products and services or technology, and proven experience in evaluating internal controls.


SKILLS REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Excellent experience in evaluating controls across multiple jurisdictions in a global organization.
  • 6 to 10 years of experience
  • 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 frequently, up to 15% of time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute a range of internal audit projects from the planning and execution through to reporting                  
  • Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with client at all levels from management through to Executives, Audit Committees, and Boards.
  • Identify and deliver on value added services to the client.
  • Provide clients with strategic and operational solutions to their needs.

HIGHLY DESIRED:

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Big 4. Financial Services, or Technology Experience  

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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