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Sr. IT Auditor

Company: Backblaze, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Come join us over here at Backblaze, we're neat! Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. If you share the same values and see a position below that excites you, we want to hear from you! Backblaze is a public company that makes storing and using data astonishingly easy. When our founding team got together, they committed to helping people save their data. Today, the Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundational platform around the world for a broad community of developers, IT generalists, entrepreneurs, and individuals who seek the easy, affordable, trusted solutions we provide. We've managed to nurture a team-oriented culture with amazingly low turnover. Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Our customers are happy, and so are our coworkers: In the most recent "Great Place to Work" survey, 94% of our team rated Backblaze as "a great place to work." Check out what our employees are saying on Glassdoor! But while there is a lot to celebrate in our past, there is almost as much opportunity ahead of us. We are seeking a Senior IT Auditor! This position will be based out of our headquarters in San Mateo, California, and reporting to the Internal Controls Manager (the job will be a mix of in-office and remote), the Senior IT Auditor will play a key role in leading ITGC Controls for ERP and non-ERP applications to comply with ITGC requirements. You will be responsible for the entire IT SOX Audit lifecycle. You will be expected to oversee all the ongoing SOX, Internal and external audits ensuring all applications in operation are fully compliant with ITGC SOX Audit requirements and zero audit failures. You will play a key role in working closely with all application teams, Internal and external Auditors. You will work with project delivery teams making sure all the required Audit controls are implemented and reviewed with System Owners to get their sign off during the project implementation phase before migrated into production. What You'll Do:

  • Lead all the ITGC Audit related activities ensuring all the audits are executed as per deliverable timelines with zero audit failures.
  • Responsible to perform or assist in risk identification/remediation, risk reduction consultation, reporting, and compliance.
  • Experience in SOD remediations and Mitigating Control reviews.
  • Review ITGC requirements and expectations for new or expanded application implementations received via PRA (Preliminary Risk Assessment) or direct inquiry to ensure ITGC Narratives are in place.
  • Lead and coordinate onboarding of new applications on GRC tools and implement SOD process, provisioning and de-provisioning process.
  • Help train and develop team members to understand ITGC controls and procedures.
  • Execute IT audits successfully by conducting interviews, identifying key risks and controls, drafting work papers, gathering evidence and performing testing.
  • Identify, evaluate, and document the design and effectiveness of the company's internal controls looking for both control gaps and opportunities to gain process efficiencies.
  • Interact with business partners to assess audit findings including control weaknesses with an appropriate degree of professional skepticism.
  • Draft audit reports to formally communicate the results of the audit and related recommendations to senior management.
  • Stay up to date of company business strategies, industry technology advances, and the risk profile of assigned business areas to ensure relevancy of audit approach.
  • Work with Backblaze's external auditors to support their examination efforts. The Right Fit:
    • Bachelor 's / Master's degree in management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance or equivalent
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience conducting internal or external risk-based audits.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
    • Understanding of IT General Controls (ITGCs) and Segregation of Duties (SOD).
    • Certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
    • Working knowledge of basic IT/IS concepts such as logical access management, cybersecurity, change management.
    • Organized and possess the ability to handle competing priorities and meet important deadlines.
    • Able to follow instructions accurately and efficiently; proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward the desired outcome.
    • Experience with Netsuite and or Jira is a plus.
    • 100% healthcare for family
    • Dental and vision plan
    • Competitive compensation and 401K
    • RSU grants for full-time employees
    • ESPP program
    • Flexible vacation policy
    • Maternity & paternity leave
    • MacBook Pro to use for work plus a generous stipend to personalize your workstation
    • Childcare bonus (human children only)
    • Fertility treatment and support
    • Culture that supports a healthy work-life balance To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar-stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate location, skills, depth of work experience, and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.The base pay range for this position is $114,000 to $160,000At Backblaze, we value being fair and good to our customers, partners, and employees. That's why diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values. We are committed to fostering a workforce where all employees feel a sense of belonging regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socio-economic status, ability, veteran status, and education. We believe that our dedication to cultivating a diverse workspace not only allows us to better serve our customers in over 175 countries, but further reinforces our commitment to doing the right thing. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please submit any privacy-related requests or questions to

Keywords: Backblaze, Inc., San Mateo , Sr. IT Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , San Mateo, California

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