Internal Auditor

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The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

About the job

The Internal Auditor is a visible role in the Controllers organization, reporting directly to the Senior Director of Internal Audit. In this role, you will have a strong background in current accounting pronouncements, internal and external financial statements, and control-based audits. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, a high degree of attention to detail and a focus on building long term partnerships across the organization. This is a great opportunity to join and grow with a strong Internal Audit team at a high growth, young public company.

We are remote optional through April 4, 2022 afterwards this role will have a very flexible hybrid work arrangement.


  • Work closely with Senior Director of Internal Audit to implement and execute on the annual internal audit plan, which includes tests of design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Work cross functionally with business process owners across the Company to document/update documentation and evaluate processes, to identify process deficiencies or enhancements, and ensure action is taken to address these
  • Update the risk-controls matrices for SOX 404 testing
  • Perform testing on behalf of management over the effectiveness of internal control over operational processes, financial reporting, application controls, and IT general controls
  • Assist in the preparation of internal audit updates to be presented to the management team, Controller, CFO and Audit Committee on a semi-annual or quarterly basis
  • Coordinate with external auditors on their annual plan and be the facilitator for internal controls testing between the auditors and the business units to minimize impact for business, including but not limited to the performance of process walkthroughs, control testing results and coordination with business process owners
  • Work closely with process owners to ensure corrective action plans are in place and to remedy gaps in controls
  • Assist in supervising consultants used to supplement the SOX and internal audit processes
  • Assist with internal investigations regarding financial reporting matters as they arise


  • 3+ years of accounting and auditing experience required, with Big 4 Public Accounting experience in the software space (SaaS and on-premise) preferred
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, IT or related field
  • Professional audit relevant certification - Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP, PCAOB Audit standards and requirements, COSO 2013 internal control framework, and other regulatory requirements
  • Excellent understanding of internal control concepts and experience evaluating and determining the adequacy of controls by considering business and technology risks in an integrated manner
  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and presentation skills that help facilitate interactions with business partners
  • Comfortable and flexible working in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly skilled in customer service-oriented interaction with internal and external stakeholders

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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