Senior IT, SOX PMO
Company: PayPal, Inc.
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Senior IT, SOX PMO in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of
America at PayPal Job DescriptionAt PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we
believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the
global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to
ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic
standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products
and services to take control of their financial lives.
The SOX Program is tasked with the Company's global compliance with
the provisions of Section 404 of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
("SOX"), and ultimately, providing certification that our internal
control environment is operating effectively. The team reports
administratively to the CAO and works closely with key stakeholders
across business units, corporate functions and technology
The Senior IT, SOX Program reports to the Senior Manager IT, SOX
Program. This role will be responsible for the supporting the
execution and delivery of the SOX IT Program and the progression of
the long-term vision and strategy of the program. This includes
developing a deep understanding of PayPal's technology and security
environment and risks as assigned, creating strong partnerships,
and leveraging modern methodologies and technologies, such as data
analytics and robotics process automation (RPA).
- Support the Company's SOX IT Program to ensure appropriate
internal controls (manual and system) over financial reporting are
designed and operating effectively.
- Assist with SOX scoping and risk assessment by staying current
on changes that may impact the design and/or operating
effectiveness of internal controls.
- Coordinate SOX co-sourcing partners, external auditors, and
system/control owners to ensure cohesive and collaborative
- Design and conduct operating effectiveness testing for new
entities and new key controls.
- Enforce documentation and testing quality standards.
- Identify, evaluate, and monitor the remediation of control
- As assigned, execute and report on SOX IT assessment to
- Further the on-going elevation and optimization of the
Company's SOX Program through supporting innovation initiatives
such as RPA, data analytics, continuous monitoring and
- Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end IT
landscape as assigned and provide expertise to SOX readiness
activities, including assessing and providing feedback on project
requirements, future state controls design, and pre go-live
- Educate and train system/control owners to enhance their
understanding of the importance of controls, an effective control
environment, their responsibilities and the role of the SOX
- Proactively anticipate stakeholder needs and serve as a trusted
value-add advisor to stakeholders
- Coordinate with first, second and third lines of defense to
maximize testing efficiencies and internal controls assessment
coverage across the Company
Requisite Skills and Experience
- 5+ years experience in public accounting or large company IT
audit, IT risk consulting and/or leading SOX program
support/execution, Big 4 preferred
- Professional certification including CISSP, CISA, CIA and/or
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science,
Accounting, and/or Finance or equivalent experience
- Demonstrated ability to apply IT-related knowledge and
experience in solving compliance issues. Excellent knowledge of
technology environments, including information security,
infrastructure, data and software development
- Experience on large-scale system implementations, M&A
integration, and/or ERP implementations
- Deep understanding of risk management methodologies,
frameworks, and principles (e.g. SOX, COBIT, NIST, CSA, ITIL, PCI,
etc.) to evaluate and recommend optimal approaches to mitigating
risk with best in class controls.
- Project management skills and a desire to drive sustainable
- Strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on teamwork,
collaboration, initiative and integrity
- High energy with a superb attention to detail and the ability
to prioritize and deliver in a deadline-oriented environment
- Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint, and prior experience
with AuditBoard software a plus
- Fluent command of English
At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive
global economy. And we can't do this without our most important
asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every
stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental
health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care
for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment,
employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To
learn more about our benefits please visit
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment
revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make
financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and
secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million
consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive
in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.
PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons
regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression,
genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public
assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide
reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of
incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we
have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements,
based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include
a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role
requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable
accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that
prevents them from being vaccinated.
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