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Internal Audit Manager

Kraken

Kraken

Ireland
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The Internal Audit manager is responsible for planning, leading, and the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects as necessary. You will be providing updates to internal management and stakeholders on current audit statuses as well as follow up audits. Additionally, you will be providing consulting services regarding risk and controls on a wide range of projects and corporate initiatives throughout the organisation globally. The audits will range from operational to financial audits in nature.

About the role:

  • Participate in the audit planning process, which would include formulating and determining the scope of review in conjunction with the Head of Internal Audit

  • Perform operational, financial and compliance audits

  • Identify issues and root causes and develop actionable recommendations for improvement or remediation

  • Develop clear and concise work papers including scope, objectives, procedures performed and findings/deficiencies

  • Discuss findings and recommendations with appropriate management personnel

  • Regularly track and communicate status of work in progress to Internal Audit management

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement in determining compliance with policies and procedures

  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established timelines

  • Review the suitability of internal control design

  • Conduct audit testing of specified area, prepare associated audit work papers to exacting standards and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk

  • Formulate and implement risk-based audit programs; provide consultative advice to management

  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports for designated audits and conduct remediation testing as needed.

Skills you should HODL:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

  • CPA or CIA preferred or working towards one of those designations

  • 6 years internal audit experience, through public accounting/auditing (Big 4 a plus) and/or financial service and tech industry experience desired.

  • Ability to establish goals and objectives that support the strategic plan

  • Excellent analytic skills, attention to detail, and ability to work within time constraints

  • Excellent level of oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate across a variety of audiences

  • Intermediate level of computer skills and the ability to function in a macOs environment utilising Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills. Solid decision-making skills with display of professionalism in maintaining confidentiality

  • Ability to rapidly acquire detailed knowledge of departmental policies, practices and procedures

  • Strong time management skills, fast learner, self-motivated, and comfortable taking initiative and handling multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Crypto and/or digital assets experience desired.

Nice to have

  • Experience with NetSuite a plus

Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

Stay in the know

Follow us on Twitter

Learn on the Kraken Blog

Connect on LinkedIn