FireEye, Inc. Sr Director, Internal Audit in Milpitas, California
As an integral member of the Finance executive team, the Senior Director, Internal Audit is responsible for advance level professional internal auditing work that serves as a key component of the Company’s governance structure. Determine, direct, plan and supervise a comprehensive global risk assessment and audit program including managing and conducting complex performance, operational, financial, compliance, and information system audit activities. The Senior Director, Internal Audit contributes to the enablement of the success of the business by providing risk assessment, insight, analysis, and advisory support that both enhances corporate governance and risk management and facilitates business process improvements. The individual is expected to evolve the function over time to keep up with internal audit, SOX and COSO standards and to monitor business changes to maintain a continuously maturing risk assurance framework. The Senior Director, Internal Audit reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, and administratively to the CFO. Responsibilities Internal Audit and Risk Assessment * Lead the development of the annual Audit Plan. * Direct managers and staff in the performance of complex independent analyses to determine the reliability and integrity of information; compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations, the safeguarding of assets; and process efficiency. * Oversee the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of Internal Audit operations, including: hiring, training, evaluating staff performance, and career development. * Ensure quality control over the overall performance of audit procedures by identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, documenting client processes and procedures, reviewing audit working papers, and ensuring that professional accounting and audit principles and standards are followed. * Define and oversee the implementation of department policies and procedures, organizational structure required, staffing levels, and performance standards. * Plan and implement audit process improvement opportunities through use of technology, data analytics, and best practices. * Provide ongoing training, coaching, and supervision to Internal Audit staff. * Maintain organizational and ethical standards, partnering with the business to insure high levels of compliance. * Operate independently with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment. * Partner with management to facilitate adoption of best practices in governance, risk and control. Communications & Key Relationships * Communicate overall planning, recommendations, findings and strategic direction to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. * Confer with management to review audit plans, audit results, and recommendations to resolve audit findings. * Coordinate the department’s work with the external auditors, identifying opportunities to leverage internal audit activities and streamline the external audit process. * Partner with Legal and Human Resources leadership in internal investigations and remediation. SOX Controls * Oversee the evaluation and testing of SOX controls. Business Consulting & Advisory Role * Proactively engage with key stakeholders in defining control and operational risks related to major corporate initiatives. * Advise department on implementation of new systems, procedures, and internal controls. * Maintain industry specific knowledge appropriate to the evaluation of controls and operational risk in the business. * At least 15 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, or Audit and outstanding technical experience in accounting standards, procedures, policies and controls. * 8-10 years of experience managing people and cross-functional teams. * Demonstrated capacity for critical thinking and excellent communication and presentation skills. * Willingness to engage with and create trust through business leadership. * Technical experience in accounting standards, procedures, polices and controls. * Experience with a public company with international operations is required. Technology industry experience highly desirable. * Experience with use of data analytics and related systems and processes. * Knowledge of information systems and security preferred. * Project management experience desirable. At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.