Sr. Director, Internal Audit

Finance Maryland


Your Role:

In this role, you will be in charge of and perform risk-based operational and IT audit, assurance, and advisory activities. You’ll manage large, complex, and highly visible engagements, develop solid working relationships with senior management and stakeholders, and lead other Internal Audit team members and/or outside resources.  As a Director, you will be the leader of the Internal Audit team and you’ll need to be adept at balancing the dual role of objective assurance provider working without direct supervision and consultative business partner.

Your Opportunity:

  • Develop a flexible, risk-based Global internal audit strategy and plan.
  • Take responsibility for Global internal audit strategy and implementation of operational and IT audit plans by leading the planning, fieldwork, and reporting and working with both operational and IT colleagues and stakeholders on integrated audits and other projects
  • Become a trusted business advisor; provide value-adding assurance to senior management on operational and IT governance, risk, compliance, and control improvement matters
  • Work regularly with internal business process owners; effectively communicate findings and recommendations, help guide remediation efforts to closure, and advise on control requirements for new systems or process design
  • Collaborate in SOX activities and with the expansion of Internal Audit services beyond SOX compliance; promote expertise, new ideas, and new ways of realizing projects and infrastructure enhancement to guide continuous improvement in the delivery of internal audit services
  • Participate in and advise on initiatives in areas like enterprise risk management, document retention/protection  initiatives, cybersecurity, business continuity planning and disaster recovery, physical security, data analytics, and data privacy
  • Communicate with Legal and other teams at Tenable that perform governance, risk, control, and monitoring activities to ensure efficient realization of plans
  • Structure and manage both the internal team and any outside internal audit-related resources for maximum effectiveness and impact
  • Inform senior management of emerging trends and best practices in operational and IT governance, risk, and compliance
  • Lead corporate investigations where audit expertise is required

What You'll Need:

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in internal audit, technology risk and compliance, or other related roles with responsibility for interaction with corporate function leaders and external auditors
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, or information systems, or bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, management, or a related discipline plus significant exposure to internal audits and internal audit plan design
  • Proven ability to assess business process environments to identify financial, operational, IT, compliance, and strategic risks
  • Familiarity with and understanding of major professional audit frameworks and standards
  • Solid analytical skills with the ability to quickly evaluate issues and solve complex problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to understand and communicate highly technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership ability and team building skills
  • Commitment to quality, willingness to challenge current practices and innovate, and continuous improvement mindset
  • Relevant professional certifications like Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) are a plus

If you’ve reached this point in the job description and feel you’re still not sure if you should apply…Just do it! We know there are no perfect applicants. You may not have 100% of all those bullets listed above - and that’s okay. If you’re feeling like you’re not going to fit in with our teams - that’s not okay. We're One Tenable which means however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we encourage you to submit an application if it’s a role you can be passionate about doing every day.

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