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Internal Audit Director

We are a mission-driven company hyper-focused on designing technology that can build a better financial system and future. It’s no wonder that we are growing at an extraordinary pace. Now we are looking for people who are as passionate as we are about reimagining how money moves. If you’re willing to define new rules, change systems and lives, come join us at DailyPay.

The Role:

We’re looking for an exceptional Director of Internal Audit to build and lead this function in our evolving, dynamic, and growing organization. As the initial hire, your vision will help determine the future roadmap, including building out a high-performing team. While maintaining independence, you’ll work closely with colleagues tasked with developing and implementing our ERM framework. You’ll also partner with others responsible for internal controls and processes. And, your remit will require you to work across the broader organization, up to and including senior management and the Board. This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic leader who will get broad responsibility and the backing to make a difference.

If this opportunity excites you, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the qualifications.

  • As the initial internal audit hire, the director will identify then work closely with an outsourced team, to be followed by building out an outstanding internal audit team.
  • Coordinate the activities of external audit and other third party assessors, including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s control evaluation where possible.
  • Keep current on emerging trends and best practices that can be incorporated into the function.
  • Manage the process to track, follow-up, and evaluate the adequacy and timeliness of management’s responses and the corrective action taken on any findings, including validation of remediation activities.
  • Remain current and increase knowledge of regulatory requirements that impact the organization, as well as in the areas of internal control, accounting, business, company products and company information.
  • Lead the company’s internal audit plan through the execution of financial, operational, technical, and compliance related audits from beginning to end. Key activities include audit planning, stakeholder management, fieldwork execution, reporting, and validation of remediated audit findings.
  • Develop audit reports on the effectiveness of the internal control structure for an executive level audience (Audit and Risk Committee; Board of Directors), ensuring reported findings are appropriately documented and supported by evidence.
  • Develop customized and valuable solutions to issues identified during the course of audits performed.
  • Validate the effectiveness of the control environment by leading periodic control certifications for all documented controls.
  • Serve as a value-add and advisory function to business partners by identifying ways to address audit findings or opportunities for enhancements with the goal of mitigating risk and improving financial and operational performance without compromising the third line of defense’s independence and objectivity.
  • Communicate with and educate process owners effectively, including non-finance individuals, on the importance of controls, an effective control environment, and the role of Internal Audit.
  • Assist with responses to regulatory inquiries and exams as they relate to internal audit matters.
  • Promote new ideas and innovative means of executing projects and internal infrastructure enhancements focused on process or technology improvements.
  • 5+ years of internal audit work experience, optimally in a high growth FinTech SaaS company
  • Ownership mindset with a high degree of accountability
  • Relevant experience in internal or external Audit, Compliance, or Management Consulting
  • Excellent understanding of an internal control environment and working knowledge of regulatory compliance within the financial services industry
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business/accounting/finance
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as CPA, CFA, CISA
  • Occasional need to work outside of normal business hours as required to support customers may be required

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity for equity ownership
  • Exceptional health, vision, and dental care
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Fun company outings and events
  • Unlimited books from Amazon
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K with company match

No sponsorship is available for this position.

DailyPay does not accept and will not review unsolicited resumes from search firms.

DailyPay requires all colleagues in in-office positions be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus unless there is a documented and approved medical or religious accommodation. As a condition of employment, prior to your start date, you will be required to complete an attestation of vaccination.

DailyPay is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable culture of belonging, grounded in empathy and respect, which values openness to opinions, awareness of lived experiences, fair treatment and access for all. We strive to build and develop diverse teams to create an organization where innovation thrives, where the full potential of each person is engaged, and their views, beliefs and values are integrated into our ways of working.

We welcome people of all backgrounds to join us on our mission*. If you require reasonable accommodation for any aspect of the recruitment process, please send a request to peopleops@dailypay.com. All requests for accommodation will be addressed as confidentially as practicable.

  • DailyPay is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, political affiliation, marital or partnership status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth (or related medical conditions), sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, genetic disorder, genetic predisposition, carrier status, military status, familial status, or domestic violence victim status and any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws

DailyPay is the leader in the on-demand pay industry with an unrivaled technology platform, an unmatched list of blue-chip clients and an extensive list of industry awards. We are rewriting the invisible rules of finance by creating a new financial system. A financial system that is more equitable and inclusive, and benefits everyone. A financial system that enables workers to access their earned pay when they need it. We believe that money should move faster and smoother between employer and employee, between merchant and shopper, between financial institution and customer.

Employment Type
Financial Services
Job Location
New York, NY, United States
Date posted
26 November 2021
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