Salesforce.com, Inc Director, Internal Audit (Technology) in San Francisco, California
Internal Audit (IA) is an independent and objective function that uses an advisory approach to assist salesforce with meeting its objectives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We partner with the business to identify and evaluate risks and provide recommendations that enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, accuracy and scalability of the company’s processes, information systems, and internal control environment. Our team supports all aspects of the Company’s operations and conducts financial, compliance, and operational audits.Successful candidates for the Internal Audit Director, Technology, position:
Will be accountable for delivery of high-quality technology audits and projects globally.
Has a high level of integrity and driven by “doing the right thing”.
Be able to understand, effectively communicate and assess technical concepts, system architecture, information security elements and the related risks.
Will be firm and articulate, with the ability to communicate technology process recommendations and findings in a poised, diplomatic and adept manner.
Will effectively maneuver through the corporate and local organizations, influence, engage and inspire others, and keep up with the ever-changing, growing technology landscape of the Company
Be an excellent leader, with the ability to cultivate a culture of trust and mutual respect in a cohesive and high performing team environment, with a strong focus on coaching and mentoring of team members
The internal audit function reports directly to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors. The Internal Audit Director, Technology will report directly to the VP, Internal Audit.Responsibilities:
Maintain a strong understanding of and influence salesforce.com’s technology and related business models, including:
associated challenges, policies, processes, systems, underlying controls, and control environment
technology-related risks and the associated risk assessments and risk management opportunities and pitfalls
Become a trusted advisor to various business partners globally, including Technology & Product Leadership and the Tech Compliance team
Accountable for overseeing operational audits within the Technology and Product departments. Including:
Build a strong understanding of the process area under audit, including the related business objectives
Ensure proper and complete identification of key risks areas under audit
Socialize scope with applicable C-suite executives and obtain scope approval from VP, Internal Audit
Drive and oversee the development and execution of audit test plans
Assess if team members and outsourced consultants are allocated to the right audits based on skillset
Ensure the audit team maintains the standards prescribed by the global Internal Audit Manual, which in part encompasses the International Standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors
Produce a quality audit report with actions agreed to by business partners
Review follow-up testing of Audit Managers to ensure risks have been appropriately mitigated
Provide periodic updates to the VP, Internal Audit and other C-suite executives on the status of audits.
Effectively guide, coach, and mentor internal team members, and assigned direct outsourced consultants, to:
Identify business risks in the area under audit
Develop and execute test plans for the technology and business processes reviewed
Create thorough audit and process documentation, including final reports
Oversee the Audit Manager to ensure day to day audit activities are being completed in a timely manner and within budget.
Actively work with your assigned team members on their individualized career development goals
Assist and/or drive other projects as necessary, including occasional investigations.
A minimum of 10-12 years experience in internal audit or operational process improvement work with a proven track record in managing and executing technology-focused operational audits
Knowledge of cloud computing technology and industry
Deep technical competency in one or more of the following areas: security, infrastructure, software engineering, and/or artificial intelligence
Strong understanding/working knowledge of general business drivers and processes related to technology companies
Strong problem solving, analytical and data analysis skills with a demonstrated ability to “think-out-of-the-box”, be creative, driven by curiosity to understand business drivers and issues, how things work and how to improve processes, in a consultative approach
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, often on multiple projects simultaneously
Self-manager and able to work with minimal day-to-day guidance
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to lead and inspire others within a team and cross-functionally at all levels of the organization
Ability to travel up to 20%
Native English language skills
Additional Skills/Experience Preferred:
Bachelor degree, or equivalent
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
Prefer a mix of management experience in non-audit (business) and internal audit roles.
An advanced degree is desirable
Six Sigma or other process improvement experience
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