Manager, Internal Audit and Operations, India

Administration Requisition ID 4182 Pune, India


Manager, Internal Audit and Operations, India will be responsible for managing the internal audit function and assisting with select aspects of accounting operations, and continually improving the procedures, processes, and systems to enable Qualys to meet operational, reporting, and audit requirements as the Company grows. This is a unique position, offering greater breadth and career opportunity than traditional accounting roles. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in building the internal audit team to serve as the center of excellence for the global accounting function:
    • Develop and implement audit plans, including testing controls over financial reporting and IT general controls in accordance with SOX requirements as well as performing any compliance and operational audit areas identified for review in the audit plan
    • Assist in establishing and/or enhancing workflows and policies/memos
    • Mitigate person dependency risk with detailed documentation of desktop procedures
    • Effectively anticipate and proactively cover key exposures and risk areas to minimize reactionary solutions
    • Support automation of recurring tasks and enhancement of systems
    • Work with cross-functional teams on performing non-financial audits
  • Assist with the quarter-end and year-end certification process and activities required for compliance
  • Partner with Business Applications team to ensure proper reports are created, generated and reviewed on a regular basis as controls surrounding inherent system limitations in NetSuite or other financial systems
  • Review new process and systems initiatives from a controls perspective; refine and improve the current controls testing, monitoring and reporting processes and make recommendations with regard to improvements to existing policies and procedures
  • Assist with special projects as needed
You are:
  • A strong team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude who drives process improvements to increase effectiveness of the team and minimize room for errors
  • Hands-on, detail-oriented, and organized
  • A self-starter and high-achiever with a focus on doing a great job
  • A superior problem solver, possessing the initiative to look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers
  • Excellent multi-tasker who has strong time and project management skills and understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal; reliable and responsive to email and phone communications
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CA and/or CPA certification required; Big 4 CPA firm (or regional equivalent) experience required
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience required
  • US public multinational company experience required, with deep exposure to US GAAP, SOX, SEC reporting, and technical requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience partnering with FP&A to deliver insightful information
  • Experience with SaaS or Software company preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in accounting and reporting systems
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading teams
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hands on experience with NetSuite, Workday, ADP and Equity Edge a plus

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