Internal Audit Manager

Dropbox   •  

San Francisco, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 233 days ago

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Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dropbox has more than 12 offices around the world.

Team Description

Our Finance team builds the financialinfrastructure to scale our growing company. We combine analytical and strategic thinking to develop a sound financial future for our global brand. We work closely with teams across the company, as well as with external partners.

Role Description

TheInternalAudit Manager is a key team member of the DropboxInternalAudit function, which providesrisk-based, independent and objective assurance and insight designed to add value and enhance Dropbox’s operations. TheInternalAudit Manager will assist the Head ofInternalAudit in providing assessment and assurance in the company wideinternal control framework overfinancialreporting, operational effectiveness and efficiency, and compliance with company policies and procedures. The right individual for this role needs to have demonstrated strong ability and deepexperience inSOX compliance, operational,financial, or complianceaudits, together with strong relationship building and communication skills. The right individual should have a strong understanding of business operations, and have the desire and aptitude to learninformation technology and incorporate data analytics and automated tools/techniques in executingaudit projects. He/she will be capable of developing complex project plans and strategies, and resolve challenges. He/she will have the opportunity to manage3rd party providers and his/her own employees. The successful candidate should have a “can do” attitude, a strong desire to “step out of the comfort zone” and learn new technology and business requirements, and grow to become a trueriskand control adviser and an effective team lead.


  • SOXInternal Control
    • Supports the Head of Internal Audit in the overall SOX program planning, testing and reporting
    • Leads SOX business process control design review, walkthrough and testing, and coordinate with business partners in remediation
    • Supervises consultants from third party professional service provider(s) in executing SOX program tasks, review deliverables and assure quality
    • Coordinates with external auditors in SOX404 and financial statement audits
  • Operational Audit
    • Participates in internal auditrisk assessment and contribute to development of annual internal audit plan and other audit planning activities
    • Leads and supervises risk assessments, scoping, and planning activities for a variety of internal audit projects and assurance activities
    • Guides development of audit work programs and testing procedures that are relevant to risks and test objectives
    • Leads a team of audit resources (internal and/or external) to execute audit fieldwork autonomously and ensures audit conclusions are well documented and supported in accordance with IIA working paper standards, and makes improvement recommendations to management
    • Drafts clear and meaningful findings, high quality auditreports, presentations, and other materials for Sr. Management and the Board
    • Coordinate with business partners in tracking internal audit observations to resolutions
  • Business Process and Control Advisory
    • Provide control advisory in process redesign and implementation efforts
  • Data Analytics and Intelligence
    • Leverage data analytic techniques to drive audit efficiency and build continuous monitoring capability
  • Internal Audit Operation
    • Support the Head of Internal Audit in compiling internal audit statusreports to management and Audit Committee
    • Participate in initiatives in streamlining internal audit operations (e.g., internal audit automation, tool implementation, etc.)
    • Contribute to development of strategic plans and objectives
    • Leads or participates in other ad-hoc projects as assigned
  • Relationship Building and Management
    • Builds collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners, management, and other cross-functional stakeholders
    • Interacts regularly with management and clearly communicate and articulate valuable business insights


  • Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management Information System, or related fields
  • 6-8years of experience in internal audit, SOX control testing, fraud investigation, or external audit
  • Experience in a Big 4auditing firms and exposure to the Technology Industry is preferable
  • One or more relevant professional certifications preferred (CPA, CIA, CA, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of fundamental business processes, risks, controls, and accounting requirements (e.g., Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, etc.) and familiar with Oracle Fusion preferred
  • Ability to manage beyond own organization, recognizing business concerns of the company as a whole
  • Ability to manage conflicting objectives, groups, and individuals across functions or organizations
  • Open to learn new technology, new accounting standards and adapt to new processes
  • Have a sense of urgency and be able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Strong analytical & critical thinking skills and ability to manage multi-projects with prioritization
  • Highly detail oriented, with a strong propensity for high quality work product
  • Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams
  • Ability, competence, and confidence to lead people
  • Accounting operation experience is a plus
  • Some travel may be required

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)