Senior Internal Auditor

Get to Know Us:

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing!

At Blackline, we’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications.

Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.

Being a best-in-class SaaS Company, we understand that bringing in new ideas and innovative technology is mission critical. At BlackLine we are always working with new, cutting edge technology that encourages our teams to learn something new and expand their creativity and technical skillset that will accelerate their careers.

Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!

Make Your Mark:

As a key member of Internal Audit team, the Senior Internal Auditor II works closely with Internal Audit leadership personnel to ensure success of the Company’s Internal Audit and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance efforts. The role offers high visibility to senior management and across various departments. The Senior Internal Auditor II helps lead and coordinate the Company’s business process compliance and internal control activities under SOX 404 standards. As the Company continues to experience high growth, this dynamic role is expected to take on additional value-added projects and expand into other internal audit functions and roles as directed by management, such as information security, enterprise risk management, operational audits, month-end close process optimization, and other process improvement initiatives (e.g., automation and data analytics).

You’ll Get To:

Help lead the Company’s compliance and internal control activities including identifying, implementing, and managing the requirements and needs of the Company under PCAOB and SOX 404.

Maintain SOX documentation, lead process walkthroughs, and execute test of controls in a manner that is consistent with industry standards to maximize external audit firm reliance on Internal Audit.

Draft management action plans to remediate internal control deficiencies that identified as part of the Company’s SOX 404 effort.

Provide concise and meaningful updates to Internal Audit leadership and Accounting management

Research audit literature and apply appropriate internal control processes and standards to complex or non-recurring business issues and transactions.

Be the main point of contact for the external auditors (Manager level and below) in responding to audit queries, coordinating request items, and testing efforts.

Prepare audit reports or memos documenting an audit, specific issue, or presentation to management and/or the Audit Committee.

Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior management and process owners to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.

Monitor the activities of accounting standard setting bodies, including PCAOB, IIA, and ISACA and evaluate the accounting and internal controls impact of new standards.

Continually assess the Company’s internal control processes and implement cost efficient system or process improvements wherever possible.

Provide guidance to new or existing Internal Audit team members of our audit methodology and audit best practices.

What You’ll Bring:

Years of Experience in Related Field: 5+ years of public audit or internal audit experience with publicly traded companies, including direct experience with and understanding of SOX requirements

Education: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or similar field

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Proficient knowledge of risk assessment techniques, COSO, and SOX framework.

Ability to effectively present information: one on one, small groups, and other employees of the organization.

Team oriented, but able to work independently including assuming large portions of the audit and be able to multitasks.

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint.

Experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, Zuora, BlackLine, and other SaaS based applications is a plus.

Strong writing, analytical skills, and high-level attention to detail.

A focus on process improvement and cycle time reduction without compromising quality.

Self-starter “can do” attitude and propensity to learn new things to expand knowledge base.

Knack for researching challenges and problem solving.

Exposure to current automation and data analytics methods and tools (i.e., Tableau, Alteryx).

We’re Even More Excited If You Have:

Professional certifications or in the process of obtaining CPA, CIA, or CISA

Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:

  • A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world’s most trusted name in Finance Automation!
  • A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It’s a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
  • A culture where BlackLiner’s continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

BlackLine recognizes that the ways we work and the workplace itself has shifted. We innovate in a workplace that optimizes a combination of virtual and in-person interactions to maximize collaboration and nurture our culture. Candidates who live within a reasonable commute to one of our offices will work in the office at least 2 days a week.

Salary Range:

USD $92,700.00 – USD $131,600.00

Pay Transparency Statement:

Placement within this range depends upon several factors, including the applicant’s prior relevant job experience, skill set, and geographic location. In addition to base pay, BlackLine also offers short-term and long-term incentive programs, based on eligibility, along with a robust offering of benefit and wellness plans.

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