Starbucks Coffee Company sr manager internal audit, IT Audit - Seattle WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Technology auditing experience in a public audit firm or internal audit with a large multinational public company (10 years)

  • Audit leadership experience in a large multinational company operating in various Asian countries including China (5 years)

  • General technology and information security experience in a global, multinational company with increasing responsibilities

  • Practical experience of accounting processes and internal control

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Excellent understanding of risk and control concepts related to information security, cloud computing, infrastructure, and host / network / database / application / service level controls

  • Exceptional people leadership skills with demonstrated ability to create a high performing team in a collaborative and complex environment

  • Ability to think strategically, communicate vision, and execute plans to meet business objectives

  • Ability to assess business processes and implement improvements and controls

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate risks, mitigation proposals and link common themes to stakeholders at various levels of the organization.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to build relationships and influence others in order to achieve successful outcome in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Deep knowledge of industry IT risk and control frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO27001, PCI DSS, NIST 800-53, and COBIT

  • Strong understanding of modern IT processes and development methodologies, such as Agile/Scrum and DevOps

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM or comparable industry certification preferred

  • Knowledge of International Internal Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)

  • Certification in a governance risk or compliance specialty such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)

  • Ability to interact with senior management and communicate at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Strong understanding of risks, internal controls to mitigate risks and accounting process

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and related requirements preferred

  • Familiarity with Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway (COSO) Internal Control Framework

  • Ability to exercise judgment in the evaluation of the reasonableness of processes and controls

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.