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Sr. Manager, SOX IT Controls



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

About the Role

As Chime’s IT SOX Sr. Manager, you will be responsible for managing and delivering high-quality, complex audits of SOX programs, risk areas, or initiatives, working around complex technology and application environments and across different business processes. You will also be responsible for providing input to the SOX annual risk assessment and audit plan which evaluates the adequacy of the IT control environment across the company. The successful candidate will advise and guide management on how to maintain and build robust IT SOX controls. They will be highly curious and be able to dive deeply into business processes to identify areas of weakness, inefficiency, and be influential with key stakeholders around process improvement. The candidate must be able to understand the full range of IT risks related to processes and help guide business owners in defining best practices and effective value-added risk mitigation plans. This role will help build a solid foundation for Chime’s inaugural Internal Audit department and be a trusted advisor to primary business partners in the Accounting, People Ops, Equity, Tax, and Risk teams.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at $146,610 and up to $207,700. Full-time employees are also eligible for a bonus, competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual base salary offered may be higher, depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Manage, oversee, and deliver high-quality, complex audits of IT SOX programs, risk areas, or initiatives, working around complex technology and application environments and across different business processes
  • Develop the IT annual SOX audit plan that is aligned with the company external auditor
  • Perform quality reviews over work papers and reports and drive consistency across regions by executing standardized audit
  • Be responsible for relationship with external service auditor engagement for IT General Controls testing
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with business partners, learning and understanding the business to better provide value-added services, establishing credibility as a management consultant and internal controls resource, and ensuring business partner satisfaction
  • Partner with Accounting, People Ops, Equity, Tax, and Risk teams to advise and provide assurance around a strong and scalable internal controls environment. Assist in documentation where needed.
  • Participate in Chime’s critical systems implementations to ensure best practice control procedures and designs are followed; ensure utilization of automation / automated controls where appropriate.
  • Identify and develop audit techniques including continuous auditing, data analysis and monitoring while leveraging Chime’s core platforms, applications and capabilities.
  • Oversee the business process related SOX program; liaise with internal and co-sourced resources to execute the project plan; collaborate with and advise internal business owners; evaluate and conclude on control assessments according to PCAOB standards; work closely with external auditors to coordinate quarterly and year-end control testing.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends, regulations, and best practices in internal controls and provide guidance accordingly

To thrive in this role, you have

  • 8+ years of IT focused SOX experience in Big 4 or PCAOB preferred
  • Bachelors or equivalent in accounting, or other business-related fields. Appropriate certifications in auditing are preferred (i.e. CPA, CIA or equivalent).
  • Strong regulatory knowledge and ability to understand automated processes in a digital platform and the underlying technology.
  • A proven ability to effectively lead a SOX program (IT focused) and drive improvements year over year.
  • Experience with managing external auditor requirements and expectations.
  • Experience leading integrated audits that address a combination of financial/operating and technology objectives.
  • A hands-on leadership style, with a scrappy start-up mentality.

A little about us

At Chime, we believe that everyone can achieve financial progress. We’re passionate about developing solutions and services to empower people to succeed. Every day, we start with empathy for our members and stay motivated by our desire to support them in ways that make a meaningful difference.

We created Chime—a financial technology company, not a bank*-- founded on the premise that basic banking services should be helpful, transparent, and fair. Chime helps unlock the access and ability our members need to overcome the systemic barriers that block them from moving forward. By providing members with access to liquidity, rewards, and credit building, our easy-to-use tools and intuitive platforms give members the ability to have more control over their money and to take action toward achieving their financial ambitions.

So far, we’re well-loved by our members and proud to have helped millions of people unlock financial progress, whether they started a savings account, bought their first car or home, opened a business, or went to college. Every day, we’re inspired by our members’ dreams and successes, big and small.

We’re uniting everyday people to unlock their financial progress—will you join us?

*Chime partners with The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, N.A., Members FDIC, that power the bank accounts used by Chime Members.

What we offer

  • 🏢 A thoughtful hybrid work policy that combines in-office days and trips to team and company-wide events depending on location to ensure you stay connected to your work and teammates, whether you’re local to one of our offices or remote
  • 💻 Hybrid work perks, like UrbanSitter and Kinside for backup child, elder and/or pet care, as well as a subsidized commuter benefit
  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus great medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🫂 1% of your time off to support local community organizations of your choice
  • 🧠 Mental health support with therapy and coaching through Modern Health
  • 👶 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents and an additional 6-8 weeks for birthing parents
  • 👪 Access to Maven, a family planning tool, with up to $10k in reimbursement for egg freezing, fertility treatments, adoption, and more.
  • 🎉 In-person and virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers—think cooking classes, guided meditations, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help millions unlock financial progress

We know that great work can’t be done without a diverse team and inclusive environment. That’s why we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas to join our team. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Cook County Ordinance, and consistent with Canadian provincial and federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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