Head of Internal Audit at Q2
Q2 is has a position open for a Head of Internal Audit to join our growing Finance and Accounting team. We offer a dynamic work environment that welcomes innovative ideas, rewards hard work and commitment, exposes its members to growth opportunities, and encourages the evolution of individuals, methodologies, processes, and systems.
This position reports to the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The candidate chosen for this position will lead all aspects of the internal audit function.
Build and lead a team of Internal Auditors including hiring new team members, setting team and individual objectives, coaching team members, and delivering performance evaluations
Engage with business leaders on business performance, strategic priorities, and operational matters to establish and prioritize the Internal Audit engagement roadmap
Partner with the enterprise risk management team and management to identify and assess current and emerging risks, themes, and trends globally
Maintain a strong relationship with the compliance and security teams to ensure effective and efficient coordination of each team’s activities
Maintain the rolling twelve-month Internal Audit project plan through direct input, insight, and perspective around the current business, industry, and regulatory risk factors
Oversee management’s SOX testing activities
Maintain and seek approval for the Internal Audit charter
Represent the Internal Audit function globally to company leadership, the Board of Directors, and regulatory stakeholders
Establish and maintain the department budget and deliver on expectations and goals within budget while finding opportunities for efficiencies
Deliver project results in accordance with the Internal Audit plan
Participate in global initiatives with a focus on improving business outcomes, processes, and controls
Provide advisory services across the company to lead process improvement discovery and solutioning initiatives across operational and financial functions
Build and maintain collaborative relationships with all business teams
Build on existing Internal Audit procedures and develop a quality control program to become compliant with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) in preparation for an independent Quality Assessment Review by 2025
Prepare and present executive and board-level presentations quarterly
Minimum Experience and Knowledge
Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 15 years of related experience; or an advanced degree with 12+ years of experience; or equivalent relevant work experience.
Typically requires 7+ years managing and developing employees.
12+ years of experience with a combination of a public company and internal audit leadership experience
Holds an active CIA or CPA designation
Demonstrated knowledge of SOX, SOC1, and SOC2 requirements
Adheres to The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Principles and Rules of Conduct
Preferred Experience and Knowledge
Advanced knowledge of internal audit methods and demonstrated experience leading internal audit teams in compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ IPPF
Advanced business acumen in business operations, industry practices, and emerging trends
Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls, business and information technology risks, and audit techniques in a large SaaS organization
Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts across multiple disciplines
Exceptional work ethic, efficient, and accurate
At Q2, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce that fosters mutual respect for our employees and the communities we serve. Q2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.