Head of Internal Audit
Req 6831
San Mateo, Calif.

Why NetSuite?

One word — transformation.

At NetSuite, we believe the cloud is here to stay and so do our 20,000+ customers. We believe businesses should not be bogged down by the overhead of bulky data centers and expensive personnel to run it all. Businesses need to be lean, efficient and agile. NetSuite is literally transforming business around the globe by providing a cloud-based, unified system that delivers unprecedented capabilities to drive business forward. Founded in 1998 as THE cloud ERP pioneer, today NetSuite has transformed the business operations of our customers without the high costs and inefficiency of on-premise systems.

Transform your career at NetSuite

At NetSuite we work hard and we work smart. We hire fierce competitors. We hire individuals that are fearless trail blazers. NetSuite employees take the hill, we prefer action over inaction, we are tireless in our mission and we pause only to celebrate our success. And we DO celebrate, because if you don’t have fun along the way, then what’s the point?

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The Head of Internal Audit at NetSuite will be responsible for all internal audit activities in a role designed to add value and improve the company's operations. This will include developing and implementing an annual internal audit plan, which includes assurance and consulting activities for all functional and operating units of the Company.

This person will work with all levels of management and employees within the company, and also will work with the external independent auditors and the Audit Committee. The ideal candidate will demonstrate independence, good business judgment, the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, and will also possess excellent critical thinking, communication, and project management skills. This position will report operationally to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the CFO.


  • Manage a variety of operational, financial, information technology and special reviews of company-wide operations and selected business operations with an emphasis on internal controls, operating efficiencies and compliance with government and industry regulations, as well as corporate policies.
  • Prepare comprehensive annual plan, including a risk assessment and scoping analysis, which is used as the basis for determining the nature and scope of internal control testing.
  • Plan and perform audit projects; communicate risks and control weaknesses, and provide recommendations to executive management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Help assure compliance with all requirements and deadlines required for quarterly and annual control testing and certifications (e.g. SSAE 16 (SOC1, SOC2), PCI DSS, ISO 27001, etc.).
  • Oversee Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing efforts.
  • Evaluate, develop and recommend relevant process improvement ideas to assist the organization in meeting its goals.
  • Update documentation and evaluate controls as new systems are developed and/or processes change.
  • Follow-up to ensure that past recommendations and remediation work has been implemented properly to correct identified deficiencies.
  • Consult with management in the development of corrective action plans, as appropriate.
  • Prepare Audit reports detailing findings and proposed recommendations for improvement.
  • Effectively communicate with the Audit Committee Chair to assist with scheduling and establishing agenda items for Audit Committee meetings.
  • Manage a team of 4 auditors.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance or IT related field).
  • At least 5 years' experience in a related field.
  • Professional Certification such as CPA, CISA preferred.
  • "Big 4" or similar experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of audit principles, theories and controls and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
  • Strong organizational, team-building, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong program management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow-up as needed; self-starter and results-oriented.

NetSuite is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, as NetSuite does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.

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