Director, Internal Audit at Braze

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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Seamless, HBO, Disney, Urban Outfitters, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019 and the Forbes Cloud 100. The company has also been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work (2019 and 2020), and Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC (2019 and 2020).

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are expanding our team and seek a hands-on, experienced Director of Internal Audit to help build  and lead the internal audit function at Braze as we look to prepare the company for public readiness. You will be responsible for creating and deploying a risk-based audit plan to ensure effective internal control within the organization's control environment. As the Director of Internal Audit, you will be responsible for building out the internal audit discipline and function within a challenging, hands on environment.

We are open to this position being based in New York City, Chicago, or San Francisco.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Oversee and own all internal audit functions of the organization by developing a risk-based audit plan addressing key business practices, financial processes and controls, operational areas, information technology, and related security activities.
  • Review the audit plan with the senior management as well as the organization’s Audit Committee.
  • Execute the annual audit plan and identify factors causing deficient internal control conditions and recommend, implement and monitor a course of action to improve controls, as well as prepare an internal audit report.
  • Communicate results of various internal audit engagements and other activities, including any significant risk exposures and control issues, fraud risks, governance issues and other matters requiring attention to senior management and the Audit Committee.
  • Collaborate and manage external audit teams and engagements as necessary. 
  • Complete internal audits on time by developing comprehensive testing and resource plans ensuring timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Lead Braze’s efforts to comply with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act which would include developing an implementation plan, ensuring execution across the organization and facilitating the testing and operating effectiveness of our internal controls.
  • Build positive relationships across management at all levels to effectively deliver audit solutions and contribute directly to business success.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area
  • CPA and CIA certification a must
  • 7+ years relevant experience, including a mix of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm and internal auditing and/or internal control roles 
  • Software/SaaS or Technology industry experience with subscription and professional services revenue
  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts and frameworks (COSO, COBIT, ITGC, SOX business processes) and prior experience creating and managing the end-to-end audit program process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management
  • Strong leadership skills, high EQ, and proactive problem-solving approach
  • Strong multi-tasking skills; organized and great attention to details
  • Early stage company / pre IPO to post IPO a plus
  • Experience using Workiva’s SOX compliance platform is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Free daily lunch in the office (when we return to the office!), including snacks and beverages
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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Location

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Braze

What's something quirky about your company?

I love that Braze embraces new ideas and empowers employees to bring their passions to the workplace, even if it is out of the realm of our day-to-day jobs. Braze created the space for me to make a difference through DEI and Wellness initiatives supported by my colleagues.

Carolina

Senior Technical Recruiter

What are some things you learned at the company?

As a Senior Software Engineer that's new to Braze, I've been amazed by the thoughtfulness and collaboration demonstrated by my colleagues. I'm excited to see our smart teams deliver products that no other company can.

Dejay

Senior Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Ingestion)

What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a number of ERGs to help enhance our employees' experience while working with us. Including [email protected], [email protected], Femmentor, Healthy Minds @ Braze, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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