Senior Internal Auditor

Finance Full-Time Denver, Colorado ReqID:5937


Envestnet is seeking a passionate and talented Senior Internal Auditor to join our Finance team. This position is expected to report to our Denver, CO office.

Envestnet is transforming the way financial advice and wellness are delivered. Our mission is to empower advisors and financial service providers with innovative technology, solutions, and intelligence to make financial wellness a reality for everyone.

Since our founding 20 years ago, we are fully vested in helping people live an intelligent financial life. If you love the idea of working in a Fintech company with the environment and excitement of a start-up where you are making everyday impact - then read on.

Job Summary: 

This role is a key position to assist in building an internal audit organization within a dynamic growing public company.  The primary focus of Envestnet’s Internal Audit function is on the timely execution of Sarbanes Oxley testing and risk-based internal audits, as well as assisting with other audit projects and matters.  Hence, the ideal candidate is a pro-active, motivated individual and a team player who can quickly understand the business and related processes, identify opportunities, propose solutions, work quickly and see projects through to completion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver audit work on time and in accordance with Envestnet’s internal audit methodology and the IIA Standards
  • Planning and execution of complex audits. Responsible for developing audit plans, identifying key risks, and determining the scope of the audit.
  • Identifying and assessing risks within the organization.
  • Evaluate internal controls, systems and processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare audit reports and present findings to senior management (or the audit committee). Responsible for ensuring that audit reports are clear, concise, and provide actionable recommendations.
  • Communicate with auditees, senior management, stakeholders, and external auditors.
  • Carry out quarterly follow-up of previous recommendations and prepare summary progress updates
  • Assist in the preparation of key metrics to deliver to senior leadership of the Company and the Audit Committee
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for critical thinking in complex situations and an ability to synthesize ambiguous data into concrete insights
  • Adherence to and application of Envestnet legal, compliance, risk, business continuity and administrative policy within the role and department(s) including the timely completion of training & awareness, affirmations and testing as requested.
  • As part of the responsibilities for this role, you will understand and readily support Envestnet's established corporate business practices, policies, internal controls and procedures designed to create value or minimize risk.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting or Business-related disciplines
  • At least 3 years internal audit or accounting experience, ideally through experience at a leading audit firm or from relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge and practical application of risk-based auditing and risk management gained through experience at a leading audit firm or from relevant industry experience
  • Preferred qualifications include Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Knowledge and practical application of risk-based auditing and risk management gained through experience at a leading audit firm or from relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of IT General Controls (ITGC) and Application Controls, highly advantageous 
  • Detailed understanding of SOX testing methodologies, risk assessment practices, the COSO framework, PCAOB standards, and US GAAP
  • Experience of auditing in technology or financial services is considered a significant plus
  • Project management/project office methodology experience a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
  • Solid technology skills including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills and capable of managing and achieving multiple deadlines
  • Effective working within a team or as an individual – i.e. demonstrated ability to build strong, collaborative relationships with management and within the Internal Audit organization
  • Is prepared to deliver independently as well as through others
  • Ability to work with and where applicable, manage an audit/project team
  • Ability to travel up to 25-50% to Envestnet’s domestic and international locations

Key Measures:

  • Demonstrable ability to plan and manage work load including delivery to deadlines, budgets and quality standards
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing major process improvement/redesign, organization change, or transformation programs within a large organization
  • Quality and timeliness of key deliverables
  • Recognition and analysis of the right issues in the course of their work, thereby enabling the Internal Audit team and management to focus on what matters from an audit, operational or compliance risk perspective
  • Good feedback from the business both within and outside the IA function

About Us: 

Envestnet is a leading independent provider of technology‐enabled investment and practice management solutions to financial advisors who are independent, as well as those who are associated with small or mid‐sized financial advisory firms and larger financial institutions. Envestnet's technology is focused on addressing financial advisors' front, middle, and back‐office needs while leveraging our platform to grow their businesses and expand client relationships.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package as well as the excitement, challenges, and rewards of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company.

Why Choose Envestnet: 

  • Be a member of a leading financial services and products innovation company 
  • Competitive Compensation/Total Reward Packages that include:
    • Health Benefits (Health/Dental/Vision)
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
    • 401K – Company Match
    • Annual Bonus Incentives
    • Parental Stipend 
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Student Debt Program
    • Charitable match 
    • Wellness Program
  • Work on global projects with diverse, energetic, team members who respect each other and celebrate differences.


The annual base salary range for this position is $80,000 to $100,000.