Senior Auditor - SOX & Internal Audit

Finance and Accounting San Jose, California


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Splunk’s Assurance, Advisory, Risk and Compliance (SpAARC) team is looking for a motivated Senior Auditor - SOX and Internal Audit, who is passionate about delivering finance, operations, and technology assurance, advisory, compliance, and risk management services to Splunk. The position will be responsible for executing both SOX Compliance & Internal Audit activities worldwide. You should be highly organized, energetic, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position ensures internal control measures are in place, company policies and procedures are followed and government agency regulations are met. 

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership for executing overall audit programs, including Internal Audit and SOX risk assessment, Audit planning & scoping
  • Assist in the development of an audit plan for Internal Audit projects, execution of operational audits to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control environment, compliance with Company policies and procedures, and find opportunities for process improvements
  • Prepare Internal Audit reports to document findings and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Participate in special projects and investigations, policy and procedure reviews, new product and service development/ new system application reviews
  • Perform process walkthroughs and maintain up-to-date process documentation and workflows
  • Partner with process owners by providing guidance and assistance for controls/ process improvements
  • Perform SOX testing including key reports and key spreadsheet testing, prepare document request lists, test scripts, and test work papers. Preferred experience with processes such as Revenue, Order to Cash, Tax, Equity, General Accounting, Commissions, etc.
  • Identify process/control deficiencies, recommend remediation plan, and monitor remediation progress
  • Execute quarterly 302 sub-certification process and summarize the results
  • Assist external auditors with process walkthroughs, independent testing request, and other audit requests
  • Developing successful liaison and partner with internal and external auditors
  • Assist Finance and IT business units with process/ internal control related matters
  • Maintain an awareness of the latest audit developments and best practices
  • Assist in providing necessary training to the process owners
  • Assist with periodic management reporting and other ad-hoc projects

Requirements

  • 4-5+ years of related experience in a top public accounting firm and/or publicly-traded company
  • Strong understanding of internal controls, SOX compliance, COSO, and internal auditing standards
  • Internal Audit experience of Technology (software) related industry strongly preferred
  • Strong financial systems background and experience with SAP S/4 Hana system, strongly preferred
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to successfully lead multiple assignments and projects simultaneously
  • Strong documentation skills, accuracy, and attention to detail a must
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to travel, including internationally, travel as needed (<20%)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent
  • CPA, CIA, or equivalent certification


We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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