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IT Audit Senior Associate



Managua, Nicaragua
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

Remitly is seeking an IT Audit Senior Associate who can lead the effort to establish and shape our IT SOX program. As a member of Internal Audit, you will be an internal control champion who works across Remitly’s distributed system landscape to educate around SOX and IT general controls. Using your experience partnering with auditors, management team members, and process and control owners, you will roll up your sleeves to provide guidance on how to design and implement the SOX controls, define remediation plans, and provide oversight of outsourced testing resources. This is a remote role that may become hybrid or onsite in the future.

This role will report into the Senior Manager of IT Internal Audit Manager.

You Will:

  • The IT Audit Senior will have these primary responsibilities:

    Assist with performing and documenting scoping of the IT SOX program.

    Provide guidance around IT processes, risks, and controls - both for IT general controls and IT-dependent business process controls such as application controls and report-reliant controls.

    Collaborate with distributed IT teams (Corporate IT, Finance IT, Engineering) to advise on IT risk management and the ongoing evaluation and update of IT policies, procedures, SOPs, flowcharts, data flow diagrams, and narratives.

    Coordinate the execution of internal audits and the needs of internal and external auditors, including planning and coordinating walkthroughs, and testing of IT general controls, application controls, and key system-generated reports. This includes a review of internal audit testing work papers.

    Evaluate and ensure remediation of identified control deficiencies in a timely manner.

    Track audit issues, initiate follow-up actions, and provide control advice to management to ensure that appropriate action is taken on all recommendations.

    Monitor for emerging risks and help project manage control design for new products, processes, system implementation, or emerging areas identified by the Internal Audit risk assessment, and work with process owners and projects teams to ensure appropriate internal controls are in place prior to launch.

    Assist in the preparation of executive presentations and participate in recurring SOX meetings.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as information systems, computer science, business, finance or accounting required

  • Minimum experience of 2 years in internal or external auditing, with emphasis on IT auditing, preferably with public companies with complex IT environments or Big 4 accounting firms

  • A detailed understanding of the general computer control areas and the IT governance framework (COBIT), Sarbanes Oxley, and the COSO framework

  • Solid communication skills, including a proven ability to articulate to others outside of Internal Audit (e.g. Finance, IT, and Engineering) complex IT risks, their impact, and the required action plans to address those risks

  • One or more of the following professional certifications preferred: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

  • Experienced using spreadsheet, slide, and flowcharting tools

Our Benefits:

  • In Site Subsidized Meals

  • Transportation

  • Birthday Program

  • Employee Discount Catalog (Eyewear, Entertainment, Lodging, Food, Beauty, Shipping)

  • Payroll Deductions Benefits (Eyewear, Book Stores and Department Store Membership)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Annual Salary Review

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Private Life Insurance

  • Remitly Wellness Program (Modern Health App, Lactation Room, Nutritionist, Phycologist, On site Clinic and Remitly Doctor)

  • Continuous Learning Tools & Certification programs

  • Loyalty Award

  • Reduced Working Hours per Week (from 48 to 40)

  • Two consecutive days off

  • Benefits established by law (13th Month, Vacations, Seniority, INSS, Paid leave for Marriage, Bereavement, Paternity, Maternity, Lactation, etc.)

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.