Slack is hiring an

Internal Audit Manager

San Francisco, United States

Slack is hiring an experienced Internal Audit Manager who will be a key part of our newly created Internal Audit function. This person will report to the Director of Internal Audit and will work directly with key business stakeholders across Finance, Accounting, and other senior leaders in the company.  The ideal candidate is an experienced professional who has broad experience with internal audit activities, thrives on building companies and enjoys working in an exciting and evolving environment.

The purpose of Slack’s Internal Audit (IA) function is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the company’s operations. We are highly collaborative, productive and results driven. Specifically, we evaluate and provide recommendations to enhance the effectiveness, efficiency and scalability of Slack’s processes, information systems, and underlying internal control environment. We also bring a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Slack’s governance and risk management processes.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?


What you will be doing

  • Together with the Director of Internal Audit, assist to develop the annual Internal Audit and SOX testing plans in accordance with standards and expectations set in the internal audit charter.  Assist with effective management of business process SOX and Internal Audit projects.  
  • Help lead the execution of enterprise risk assessment.  Coordinate with other risk management functions (e.g, Legal, Security) to minimize duplication of effort and to ensure efficient execution.
  • Plan and execute internal audit projects and initiatives as identified through the enterprise risk assessment process.
  • Provide advice, guidance and project management support to the company with respect to SOX readiness.  
  • Support the SOX internal control risk assessment process.  Work with stakeholders to ensure documentation is updated for scoping, testing and remediation.
  • Assess audit findings / gaps including control weaknesses. Assist business partners with the development of management action plans.
  • Monitor and stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process, emerging trends and best practices.
  • Coordinate with co-sourced providers, external auditors, internal leaders and process owners to ensure engagement and timely execution of audit work and the SOX compliance program.
  • Provide advisory and assurance services to management and the Audit and Risk Committee over other finance and business risk management, policies, processes and controls as needed.
  • Establish relationships with senior leaders, participate in the enterprise risk assessment process, support the design and implementation of our SOX program and lead a wide range of financial and operational audits. 


What you should have

  • 6-8+ years of Public Accounting (i.e. Big 4 Accounting firms) or equivalent industry experience in financial/operational audit and SOX program management, ideally in a SaaS environment.
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business or other relevant field.
  • Professional audit relevant certification - CPA, CIA, CISA or CFE.
  • Strong understanding of SOX 404, PCAOB Auditing Standards, COSO, US GAAP, Internal Audit Standards, including auditing processes and methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience with Sarbanes Oxley program implementation for pre-IPO or newly public companies a plus.
  • Experience in managing a team of internal or co-sourced resources a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to discuss technical concepts to other stakeholders in a simple but informative manner.
  • Comfortable and flexible working in a fast-paced environment.


Slack is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Slack will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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