Internal Audit Technology Manager

  • Robinhood
  • Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY
  • Jun 18, 2024
Accounting Finance Information Technology

Job Description

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you’re invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we’d love to have you apply.

About the team + role

The Internal Audit function provides independent, objective, reliable, valued and timely assurance regarding the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal controls that mitigate current and emerging risks and help strengthen the internal controls' ecosystem.

The Internal Audit team, provides governance and oversight for the Company across its regulated entities. The function also facilitates communication of risk management information between the regulated entities’ RHM leadership, and the Company’s Board of Directors and its Committees, strengthening the Company’s risk management, internal controls, and governance.

Robinhood Markets (RHM) is the parent company of various lines of business, including Brokerage, Crypto, and Cash services. We are looking for a Senior Associate to join the Technology Internal Audit Team at Robinhood.

It is preferred that this role is located in one of the office locations listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. This position is only eligible for remote work in limited geographies within the US where we do not have physical office locations. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.

What you’ll do

  • Support the execution of Robinhood internal audit plan
  • Prepare audit reports to document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations, including interpreting the significance of audit findings, concluding on findings and making practical recommendations for remediation
  • Review and evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls for key security and technology areas
  • Plan, execute, and report-out on various types of security and technology audits, including post-remediation validation
  • Build collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners and cross-functional stakeholders, including Product, Data, Operations, Security and Engineering
  • Should be comfortable with Python and GitHub to perform technology audits and communicate finding and recommendations to Security and Engineering teams
  • Identify possibilities for automation in business / IT processes as well as develop repeatable/automated audit procedures to find simple solutions for complex problems
  • Proactively interacting with business and engineering teams to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements (via automation)
  • Advocate and implement for continuous improvement in our internal controls
  • Connect with and educate process owners effectively, including engineering and security individuals, on the importance of controls, an effective control environment, and the role of Internal Auditor
  • Facilitating internal and external communications, including interacting with regulators

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, data science, analytics, statistics or other relevant fields of study
  • 7+ years of technology audit experience in internal audit and/or public accounting firm
  • Ability to partner with operations, finance, engineering, data and product teams to strengthen controls environment using automated techniques
  • Familiarity with source code management systems and continuous integration processes (preferably GitHub / Jenkins / Phabricator)
  • Familiarity with Terraform / Saltstack or similar “Infrastructure as code” technologies
  • Experience in end-to-end project management and independently operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple projects/initiatives
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in an experienced manner and creatively break down complex scenarios into manageable chunks
  • Problem solving skills that demonstrate critical thinking and "outside-the-box" approach to reach a solution
  • Proficiency in regulatory requirements and standards such as GLBA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, CCPA, ISO2700x, and NIST.

Bonus Points

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field of study
  • Experience in leveraging data analytics to execute audit procedures using data analysis tools and techniques. Experience using data analytical tools, analyzing large datasets and drawing meaningful conclusions
  • Big 4 consulting experience
  • SQL, Python knowledge is a plus point

What we offer

  • Market competitive and pay equity-focused compensation structure
  • 100% paid health insurance for employees with 90% coverage for dependents
  • Annual lifestyle wallet for personal wellness, learning and development, and more!
  • Lifetime maximum benefit for family forming and fertility benefits
  • Dedicated mental health support for employees and eligible dependents
  • Generous time away including company holidays, paid time off, sick time, parental leave, and more!
  • Lively office environment with catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and geo-specific commuter benefits.

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood’s equity plan. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Bellevue, WA; Washington, DC)
$136,000$160,000 USD
Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)
$120,000$141,000 USD
Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)
$106,000$125,000 USD

Click here to learn more about Robinhood’s Benefits.

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood embraces a diversity of backgrounds and experiences and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please review the specific policy applicable to the country where you are applying.


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