Internal Audit Manager (Technology)

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: London, GB, EC2V 7AD

Company: Paysafe

Paysafe (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over $130 billion in 2022, and approximately 3,300 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 100 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

 

Internal Audit Manager  (Technology

 

The Internal Audit Manager (Technology) contributes to the value of the Group Internal Audit function by leading and/or performing audit/advisory engagements on Paysafe-related activities as part of an engagement team or individually under the direction of the Chief Audit Officer.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Leading audit reviews and supervising the activities of team members (internal and co-source staff) providing feedback and support.

Taking ownership for the quality of audit deliverables (audit files/ reports), to ensure these comply with the Internal Audit methodology and quality standards.

Building strong relationships with senior stakeholders across the Technology organisation both during audit engagements and on an ongoing basis.

Presenting status updates on audit activity, or other topics, to senior management.

Writing clear and impactful reports communicating observations, risks, recommendations and agreed management actions arising from audit work.

Reviewing/ confirming appropriate closure of audit issues based on evidence and discussions with management.

Helping develop a technology specific audit universe and risk assessment to inform future coverage plans. 

Contributing to the development/transformation of the internal audit function, including development of data analytics and emerging audit technologies.

Contributing to the recruitment process within the Internal Audit function.

Investigates ethical issues and proposes measures for resolution.

Acts with due sensitivity where ethical principles are being abused.

 

INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGEMENT

Acts as a role model for exemplifying high performance for team members.

Delegates tasks in a constructive and supportive fashion

Maintains up to date competencies required for effective internal audit delivery.

Values and promotes diverse viewpoints and cultural sensitivity.

 

PROFESSIONAL INTERNAL AUDIT STANDARDS (IIA/ISACA)

Maintains current knowledge of the IIA/ISACA professional audit standards.

Demonstrates appropriate use and interpretation of the IIA/ISACA professional audit standards, seeking consultation of the applicability is unclear.

Adheres to the requirements of the IIA/ISACA professional audit standards when planning and conducting an internal audit engagement.

Exemplifies and monitors due professional care when conducting audit engagements.

 

 

GOVERNANCE, RISK AND CONTROL

Creates audit engagement plans based on risk and its impact to Paysafe.

Assesses and accounts for the potential for fraud risk and identifies common types of fraud associated with the internal audit engagement.

Maintains an understanding of the processes used to support fraud investigations.

 

 

BUSINESS ACUMEN

Maintains industry-specific knowledge appropriate to assigned audit engagements.

Maintains a current understanding of the latest global developments, regulatory and legal requirements and assesses relevance to assigned audit engagements.

Assesses and takes account of how IT contributes to Paysafe’s objectives, risks associated with IT, and relevance to assigned audit engagements.

                                                                       

 

COMMUNICATION

Listens actively, asking questions as required to check own understanding.

Anticipates reactions to communication and plans responses in advance.

Applies appropriate communication skills in interviews as part of audit engagements.

Discusses audit findings and their impacts professionally and confidently with appropriate levels of the Paysafe organisation.

 

 

PERSUASION AND COLLABORATION

Manages conflict by negotiating and resolving disagreements.

Takes account of organisational politics and acts accordingly.

Nurtures and builds effective partnerships with audit engagement clients to achieve results.

 

 

CRITICAL THINKING

Analyses and appraises the efficiency and effectiveness of Paysafe processes/activities, using relevant tools and techniques.

Uses critical thinking to identify and propose tactics for business process improvement.

Assists management in finding practical solutions to address issues identified through audit activity.

 

 

INTERNAL AUDIT DELIVERY

Supervises the execution of audit engagements to ensure that objectives are met, and quality is assured.

Plans and conducts audit engagements to identify key risks and controls.

Ensures reliable, relevant and sufficient audit evidence is obtained, and evaluates critically.

Presents findings and proposes recommendations that deal with the root causes of issues and take account of the business impact to the organisation.

 

 

IMPROVEMENT AND INNOVATION

Encourages others to embrace change by explaining the intended benefits.

Identifies the risks associated with change and adapts audit activity to manage the risks.

Assesses the potential barriers and resources for change initiatives.

Anticipates reactions to change and adapts own style to support others.

 

 

REQUIRED

Strong academic record, including bachelor or higher degree equivalent.

Industry-recognised audit or security certification such as CISA/CRISC/CGEIT/CISSP/CIA.

Good knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) control frameworks, including COSO and/or COBIT, and experience of SOX section 404 controls testing.

5+ years’ experience in internal audit or IT security.

 

 

DESIRED

Internal audit experience in financial services.

Big 4 background

Use of ACL or other data analytics tools

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinary.