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Finance and Operations Auditor


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Stripe builds the most powerful and flexible tools for running an internet business. We handle hundreds of billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their businesses on Stripe. To further this important mission, Stripe is building a world class Internal Audit (IA) team. Our mission is to make the business better as it grows. We are consumed with the goal of being agile with the business, powered by technology and seamlessly accelerating the speed of controls integration and compliance adoption.

Our IA team is responsible for providing objective assurance on the design and operational effectiveness of Stripe’s internal controls and business processes, its compliance with laws and regulations and its risk management framework and other governance processes. We also lead as an advisory partner in areas such as targeted analyses, model evaluations, self-serve monitoring dashboards, systems design assessments, and policy reviews. We’re looking for a leader with finance and operations audit experience who will help us build and scale a global audit program, who will serve as a key member of the IA team and partner to the business, and who will elevate the ambitions of Stripe. 

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in enterprise risk assessment activities and formulation of audit plans
  • Plan and execute audits related to financial, operational or regulatory areas 
  • Manage co-sourced service providers while executing audits and other engagements
  • Liaise with external auditors in connection with process walk-throughs and Fin/Ops audit work
  • Lead ad-hoc programs and initiatives to provide advisory insights
  • Work with key business partners within the second lines of defense to avoid duplication of testing activities
  • Present findings and recommendations to team leadership and stakeholders
  • Secure management action plans for remediation and monitor remediation progress and timeliness
  • Perform outreach and maintain collaborative working relationships with business partners
  • Invest in understanding the business to better identify areas of need and opportunities to advise
  • Research and stay current on applicable regulatory requirements and (e.g., FFIEC, PCAOB guidance, SEC, etc.), emerging trends and best practices

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 6-10 years of audit and project management experience within an Internal Audit function and/or as part of an accounting/consulting firm
  • Expertise in auditing financial controls and operations with a working knowledge of regulatory compliance
  • Sound understanding of GAAP, COSO, Sarbanes Oxley Act, and PCAOB Rules, experience in the use of auditing and assessment frameworks and the application of professional standards
  • Experience with performing risk assessments and leveraging them to prioritize workstreams
  • Attention to detail, including ability to issue-spot, identify patterns, flag incongruencies
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analysis, and exercise professional judgment
  • Ability to discuss complex issues with multiple levels of management and influence perspectives
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including report positioning and clarity
  • CPA, chartered accountant and/or CIA certification
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice to haves:

  • Public accounting and/or experience with private, high growth companies
  • Previous experience in a high volume transactional payment environment

You should include these in your application:

  • Your resume
  • Your LinkedIn profile

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

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About this role

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August 18th, 2021

Job posted on

January 18th, 2021

Job type

Full Time

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