Manger, Audit Strategy and Operations

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, technology is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Visa is currently looking to attract a talented professional to join our Global Internal Audit team as a Manager on the Internal Audit Strategy & Operations team reporting to the Sr. Director of Internal Audit Strategy & Operations.

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Manager of Internal Audit Strategy & Operations is a member on the Audit Strategy & Operations team in a global internal audit operation.  This role leverages strong knowledge of auditing practices and experience to assist the team in implementing and maintaining a leading edge internal audit methodology and practices; in executing the quality assurance program; and in preparing communications that serve various stakeholders including the Audit Committee.  Additionally, the Senior Manager possesses experience and technical skills in maintaining audit tools that are reliable and responsive to user needs, and uses technology as an enabler to improve operational processes and efficiency.

This position requires a high degree of flexibility to assist on and / or lead projects supporting the audit strategic plan and goals, and participate in assurance audit engagements, on an as-needed basis.

The Manager consistently demonstrates teamwork and collaboration with other Internal Audit Strategy & Operations team members, including members on auditing teams.   This position requires strong written communication and project management skills. The Manager is proactive and innovative with the ability to identify and integrate improvement ideas from diverse views.

Responsibilities:

Audit Operations

  • Assist in maintaining the audit methodology, refreshing policies and procedures manual, and preparing department bulletins communicating changes to internal audit standards and/or practices.
  • Assist in maintaining the Audit Universe, including accurate tracking of the audit rotation cycle and maintenance of auditable entity risk profiles.
  • Assist in the annual risk assessment process working closely with the audit management team to deliver a risk-based audit plan supported by capacity analysis to ensure efficient delivery of the plan.
  • Assist in managing the internal quality assurance program and in performing quality assurance reviews of audit engagement files, and provide constructive feedback to reinforce audit execution practices and procedures.
  • Assist in preparing select stakeholder communications that may include Audit and Risk Committee, and Corporate Risk Committee reports.
  • Assist in managing and reporting key performance indicators; Proactive at identifying best practices in developing performance measures and using technology (e.g., Tableau) to enable efficient reporting to the audit team, including stakeholders outside Internal Audit. Remain current and increase knowledge of Tableau and methods to improve reporting of performance indicators.
  • Manage the documentation preparation process for the annual examination from the Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC.)
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and assess audit operational activities and data for improvement and efficiency gains, in support of the internal audit operation.
  • Assist the team in identify benchmarking opportunities to continuous find ways to improve the audit professional practice and audit operations management.
  • Assist in managing department budget, co-sourcing, workspace management, business continuity impact analysis management, IA website maintenance, record retention

As directed and on an as needed basis:

  • Participate in / manage select projects supporting the Internal Audit strategic plan and department goals.
  • Participate in the execution of audit engagements under the supervision of an engagement auditor in-charge:

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years of relevant audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution or Big 4 assurance experience with a Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business, Finance, or Information Technology or related fields

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 7-10 years of relevant audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution or Big 4 assurance experience with a Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business, Finance, or Information Technology or related fields
  • Solid knowledge of the professional practice of internal auditing, including IIA Standards.  The achievement of a relevant professional certification is highly preferred (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, etc.) 
  • Experience in preparing Board reports and other executive-level communications.  
  • Excellent written communication, including ability to summarize complex audit results and issues for succinct and impactful presentations for a wide range of internal and external executive constituents
  • Detail oriented, strong critical thinking, and highly organized
  • Strong sense of teamwork, and capable of building consensus and collaboration across team members.
  • Strong in project management, project implementation, and cross-team networking and coordination
  • Advanced skill levels with Microsoft Office applications with strong emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Solid operational knowledge of the TeamMate electronic audit management tool or other comparable audit management tool.
  • Experience in working with the Tableau tool is preferred.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet aggressive targets in a high-energy and fast-paced environment, including ability to exercise strong time management in all areas of responsibility
  • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity

 

Additional Information

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity

Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, technology is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics, NFL and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of more than 11,000 talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

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