Senior Internal Auditor, Finance & Operations (Bay Area)

Finance and Accounting San Jose, California

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Splunk’s Assurance, Advisory, Risk and Compliance (SpAARC) team is looking for a motivated Finance & Operations Internal Auditor who is passionate about delivering finance, operations and technology assurance, advisory, compliance and risk management services to Splunk. You want to make a difference at Splunk and stand out from others. Experience building consultative, partnership relationships with business owners and Finance, Operations, IT and Cybersecurity teams to drive risk mitigation, process gaps, maturity and internal controls management. Detail oriented, analytical, upbeat and thrive in a dynamic environment. You are responsible for assisting in driving audit efforts throughout key stages (Scoping, Planning, Fieldwork and Reporting). You have some experience in performing audits in the technology/ software industry. You will get exposure to all aspects of the business and will be working with a diverse set of business partners on any given project. Willing and able to travel (domestic and international) for approximately 10 to 20% of the time.


  • Partner on new and ongoing impactful projects by providing assurance and advisory services on processes, controls and risk mitigation measures.
  • Drive the proper identification and mitigation of risks /processes/internal control gaps that have potential financial, operational technical, strategic, and compliance risk implications.
  • Engage with business and control owners, internal & external auditors, as well as Splunk leadership on audit initiatives.
  • You will be involved in completing Process / Operations / Technology / Financial reviews and internal audits of various functions / areas / business processes within Splunk.
  • Engage with cross-functional partners for analyzing problems, assessing risk, developing improvement opportunities and/or corrective actions, building consensus and supporting implementation of remediation solutions.
  • Monitor completion of committed action plans to ensure follow through and assist in mitigation of identified risks.
  • You have relevant external and /or internal audit experience, exhibiting solid communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strengths in communications, both written and verbal, with the ability to work with both subject matter experts and senior level management. Able to articulate issues to key business partners in terms of business risk and effects on desired business outcomes.
  • Delivery focused, willingness to perform all tasks required to complete the job, including administrative and documentation oriented tasks.


  • Must be located in the SF Bay Area
  • 2+ years of experience in internal or external audit including process, systems, operational, SOX, financial, compliance, attestation in a Big 4 consulting or large global public company or a combination thereof.
  • Experienced with reviewing finance, operational and/or IT processes including Quote to Collect, Procure to Pay, sales compensation, sales operations, application security and/or cloud applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in financial/process/operational/technology reviews, risk assessment required. Ability to construct well-targeted management reports within the context of business/industry operations/practices.
  • Familiar with at least one of the following industry and regulatory frameworks and standards (e.g. SOX, COSO, NIST, etc.).
  • Communication, presentation and social skills to be able to interact with technical and non-technical colleagues and management are required
  • Team-player with high EQ
  • Highly motivated, quick learner, efficient and can work independently when needed
  • Experience in international company operations and proficiency in foreign language a plus
  • Familiar with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), IIA and/or ISACA concepts a plus
  • Skills in MS Excel, Word and Presentation with a general understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Strong integrity and credibility is paramount


Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, AIS, Engineering, business or equivalent

Professional certifications e.g. CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA are a plus.

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 Jose, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment of qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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