Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Senior Manager, Internal Audit

New York
Mid-Senior ICs
Finance
Justworks
Justworks
Justworks
Private
1001-5000
HR & Recruiting

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small

businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence.

Job Description

Who You Are

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At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, and are interested in building something meaningful and having fun, we’d love to hear from you.

At Justworks, we're united by shared goals and motivations. These are best summarized in our company values, which are reflected in our product and team. If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in. Internal Audit at Justworks is a key function at Justworks and there is significant potential for professional growth. 

As a Senior Manager, you will represent Internal Audit and actively partner with business and risk stakeholders to assess and mitigate business risks across the organization. This role presents a significant opportunity to (i) execute major integrated, operational and financial audits, SOC and SOX reviews, and special projects; (ii) offer solutions for complex operational and business risks; (iii) interact with various levels of management, and be a strategic management advisor.

Your Success Profile

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What You Will Work On

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  • Assess company risks and develop comprehensive annual audit plans to drive organizational change and guide the business to a successful future state.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations.
  • Lead the operational/financial audit team as the management advisor and independent auditor for Justworks in a complex business process environment.
  • Maintain the audit universe and lead continuous risk monitoring and Enterprise Risk Management and align with COSO/COBIT requirements.
  • Design, execute, and supervise financial, operational, technology, and integrated audit programs that target high-risk areas in the organization’s controls, systems, and processes.
  • Partner with our most senior business leaders in maintaining strong internal controls, communicating recommendations, and preparing written audit reports to address issues.
  • Track audit reporting and issue resolution to ensure that agreed-upon actions are promptly met.
  • Directly supervise and manage audit leads and staff auditors.
  • Build relationships with external auditors to support the delivery of SOC and SOX requirements.
  • Partner with our most senior business leaders in maintaining strong internal controls.
  • Guide process improvement initiatives across key processes and enable a control mindset across the organization.
  • Partner with the Head of Audit to design and deliver risk and control(s) training and risk tabletop exercises.

How You Will Do Your Work

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  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual, and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical - uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgment - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example.
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

Qualifications

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  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in SEC/PCAOB audits, risk advisory services at a public accounting firm, AND operational, financial, and integrated audits at a public company.
  • Well-versed with enterprise-level and process risks, control procedures, COSO/COBIT standards, IIA requirements, agile audit, and other leading audit techniques.
  • Well-versed in managing audit pipelines, engaging with stakeholders, planning and executing audits, and reporting on audit outcomes. Exposure to working with business, legal, and tech teams to provide gap remediation recommendations and strategies.
  • Experience at HR, Tech, and SAAS companies would be preferred.
  • Experience with process design, process improvement, and/or Six Sigma techniques would be useful.
  • CPA/CIA/CISA certifications are a plus!
  • Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization simply and concisely.
  • Well-versed in project management, strong time management skills, and a demonstrated ability to flex between being an independent contributor and a collaborative team member based on project needs.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and comfortable dealing with ambiguity, problem-solving, and conflict management.
  • Be the hands-on manager for audit staff, lead stakeholder discussions and support the junior auditors in completing audit deliverables.
  • Experienced team leader capable of coaching and supporting the Internal audit team.
  • Be a strategic risk partner to business stakeholders with a big-picture view to support the growth of the company.

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $175,500.00 - $201,825.00.

#LI-Hybrid #LI-KK1

Who We Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, and are interested in building something meaningful and having fun, we’d love to hear from you.

At Justworks, we're united by shared goals and motivations. These are best summarized in our company values, which are reflected in our product and team. If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in. Internal Audit at Justworks is a key function at Justworks and there is significant potential for professional growth. 

As a Senior Manager, you will represent Internal Audit and actively partner with business and risk stakeholders to assess and mitigate business risks across the organization. This role presents a significant opportunity to (i) execute major integrated, operational and financial audits, SOC and SOX reviews, and special projects; (ii) offer solutions for complex operational and business risks; (iii) interact with various levels of management, and be a strategic management advisor.

Your Success Profile

What You Will Work On

  • Assess company risks and develop comprehensive annual audit plans to drive organizational change and guide the business to a successful future state.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations.
  • Lead the operational/financial audit team as the management advisor and independent auditor for Justworks in a complex business process environment.
  • Maintain the audit universe and lead continuous risk monitoring and Enterprise Risk Management and align with COSO/COBIT requirements.
  • Design, execute, and supervise financial, operational, technology, and integrated audit programs that target high-risk areas in the organization’s controls, systems, and processes.
  • Partner with our most senior business leaders in maintaining strong internal controls, communicating recommendations, and preparing written audit reports to address issues.
  • Track audit reporting and issue resolution to ensure that agreed-upon actions are promptly met.
  • Directly supervise and manage audit leads and staff auditors.
  • Build relationships with external auditors to support the delivery of SOC and SOX requirements.
  • Partner with our most senior business leaders in maintaining strong internal controls. 
  • Guide process improvement initiatives across key processes and enable a control mindset across the organization.
  • Partner with the Head of Audit to design and deliver risk and control(s) training and risk tabletop exercises.

How You Will Do Your Work

  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual, and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical - uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgment - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example. 
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in SEC/PCAOB audits, risk advisory services at a public accounting firm, AND operational, financial, and integrated audits at a public company.
  • Well-versed with enterprise-level and process risks, control procedures, COSO/COBIT standards, IIA requirements, agile audit, and other leading audit techniques.
  • Well-versed in managing audit pipelines, engaging with stakeholders, planning and executing audits, and reporting on audit outcomes. Exposure to working with business, legal, and tech teams to provide gap remediation recommendations and strategies.
  • Experience at HR, Tech, and SAAS companies would be preferred. 
  • Experience with process design, process improvement, and/or Six Sigma techniques would be useful.
  • CPA/CIA/CISA certifications are a plus!
  • Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization simply and concisely.
  • Well-versed in project management, strong time management skills, and a demonstrated ability to flex between being an independent contributor and a collaborative team member based on project needs.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and comfortable dealing with ambiguity, problem-solving, and conflict management.
  • Be the hands-on manager for audit staff, lead stakeholder discussions and support the junior auditors in completing audit deliverables.
  • Experienced team leader capable of coaching and supporting the Internal audit team.
  • Be a strategic risk partner to business stakeholders with a big-picture view to support the growth of the company.

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $175,500.00 - $201,825.00.

#LI-Hybrid #LI-KK1

Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location.  Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. 

For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit Total Rewards @ Justworks

Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Justworks is fully dedicated to providing necessary support to candidates with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations. We also provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, as well as for other covered reasons consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you're in need of a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at accommodations@justworks.com. Your comfort and success matter to us, and we're here to ensure an inclusive experience.

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