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Internal Audit Manager - SOX & Business Operations

San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: April 14, 2022
  • Full-Time

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Meet Your Future Neighbors

At Nextdoor, the Finance organization is made up of highly motivated, high performing individuals who are continually looking to find efficiencies through process improvement and automation. We work hard but also know how to have fun and work cohesively as a team. We enjoy partnering cross functionally and strive to be exceptional business partners.

The Impact You'll Make

Nextdoor is looking for a highly motivated Internal Audit Manager who is excited to join a high growth Company. As an Internal Audit Manager - SOX and Business Operations, you will manage the coordination of SOX compliance activities between the Company, our co-sourced provider and the external auditor. You will evaluate the Company's SOX program on behalf of management and partner with functions across the company to ensure a strong control environment. You will manage updates to existing processes and help business owners to design new processes. You will manage SOX audit projects, and develop and deliver training to process owners.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to lead operational audits, and other advisory projects. You will apply your leadership skills to partner with cross-functional stakeholders to provide risk-based consulting on key risk areas within the organization. This position offers high visibility throughout the organization and an opportunity to gain a broad and deep understanding of the Company's key operations and processes.

This role presents an excellent, long-term path for career development, whether seeking advancement in the Internal Audit group, or pursuing other opportunities throughout the organization. Our Finance organization is committed to recruiting and developing great talent.

Core job responsibilities
  • Serve as a subject matter specialist and central point of contact for in-scope SOX business processes and systems
  • Lead SOX planning, scoping, and risk assessment through close collaboration with business process owners and external auditors
  • Organize audit requirements for SOX assessments, walkthroughs and testing procedures
  • Assist management in evaluating audit findings and monitor remediation of deficiencies
  • Assist in the evaluation of new processes, policies, and systems to determine its impact on the SOX program and assist process owners in designing the control landscape based on identified risks
  • Participate in the annual enterprise risk assessment, lead interviews and analysis phases
  • Manage successful execution of risk-based operational audits, including effective communication of results to stakeholders, and cross-functional leadership
  • Assist in development of presentation materials to executive management and the Audit & Risk Committee to communicate SOX program updates, audit plan, project progress, and results
  • Demonstrate initiative and provide timely updates to senior management
  • Build and maintain cross functional relationships and act as a trusted advisor on relevant risk areas

What You'll Bring To The Team
  • The ideal candidate must be a proven leader, an exemplary project manager, proactive, confident in interacting with management and external stakeholders at all levels, bring business experience, passion, and have experience in assessing strategic, financial and operational risks, preferably in the technology industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • 8 - 10 years of experience in internal audit at a publicly traded company or Big 4 firm
  • Knowledge of current accounting, auditing principles, and internal control concepts
  • Extensive SOX experience, preferably as a PMO liaising with internal and external stakeholders managing business relationships and partnering with key stakeholders especially senior and executive management
  • Audit and risk management experience is essential, including previous roles in external and/or internal audit. A combination of SOX and operations audit experience is preferred
  • CPA, CIA, or equivalent certification is desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to learn and expand one's knowledge

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the neighbors we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people.



San Francisco, CA
94199 USA


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