Senior Principal Internal Auditor

Veritas Software

Veritas Technologies Corporate Risk Assurance (CRA) is currently recruiting a Sr. Principal Internal Auditor staff position to assist with leading risk assessments and internal audits, conducting internal investigations, and performing a variety of other risk assurance projects. This position provides the successful candidate with an ideal opportunity to help management improve its control environment and business processes. The right individual for this role has experience in leading or co-leading operational, financial, and compliance audits, and interacting regularly with Management to clearly communicate and articulate valuable business insights. The right individual will also have experience with or aptitude for performing investigations into employee and/or partner misconduct, and/or other perceived irregularities. This position is based in Mt. View, and reports to the Director of Internal Audit.


  • Actively participates in risk assessments, scoping, and planning activities for a variety of internal audit projects and assurance activities
  • Executes audit fieldwork autonomously in accordance with audit work programs, and makes improvement recommendations to management
  • Drafts clear and meaningful findings, audit reports, presentations, and other materials for Sr. Management and the Board
  • Coordinates all audit efforts with business process owners, regional management, and global audit teams
  • Builds collaborative and trusting relationships with auditees, management, and other cross-functional stakeholders
  • Leads or participates in internal investigations into employee and/or partner misconduct
  • Performs data analytics to identify trends, anomalies, and areas of focus for audits and investigations
  • Participates in ICOFR testing activities and/or other ad-hoc assignments as needed


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the fields of internal audit, risk assurance, fraud examination, and/or other relevant areas
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in business, accounting, or related fields
  • Experience with a broad range of audit and assurance activities including: Sarbanes Oxley documentation and testing, operational audits, financial audits, compliance assessments, systems implementation reviews, internal investigations, information privacy, and risk assessments
  • Familiar with the IIA’s professional practices framework / standards, as well as COSO’s integrated framework
  • Strong understanding of fundamental business processes, risks, controls, and accounting requirements (e.g., Quote to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Report, etc.)
  • Experienced in preparing audit reports and presentations for senior management
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills, with bilingual Spanish language skills highly desirable
  • Able to work cross-functionally, and across regions/geographies, to build strong interpersonal relationships across the organization
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking abilities
  • Highly detail oriented, with a strong propensity for high quality work product
  • Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams
  • Strong project management skills and able to effectively multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work closely with people at all levels of the organization, and facilitate discussions with senior management regarding audit findings and implementation of corrective actions
  • One or more relevant professional certifications preferred (CIA, CFE, CPA, CISA, etc.)
  • Experience with data analytics and computer assisted audit tools preferred
  • Familiarity with Oracle ERP preferred
  • Some travel may be required
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