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SAP Concur - Audit Support Director Job

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Date: Jun 15, 2019

City: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 215993
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T4PM

Hiring Manager: Matthew Moran

Recruiter Name: Jacqueline Souvercaze




SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

The SAP Audit Support Director is a key partner with other risk, control, and compliance managers. The Audit Support Director is key to safeguarding SAP Concur, its customers, reputation, assets and the interests of shareholders, by assisting in identifying control issues, threats and opportunities for the achievement of business objectives.

The Audit Support Director coordinates all internal and external audits across the enterprise, including implementing, maintaining and monitoring audit status and issue dashboards and reports .  The Audit Support Director also works collaboratively within SAP Concur and with SAP to support all aspects of enhancing the enterprise audit support process, including but not limited to the implementation of the audit support process, the development of dashboards and collection of key control indicators (KCI’s), and alignment of incidents/issues with risk register monitoring. She/he will also provide the operational support for the program through monitoring and analysis, updating key policies/standards in order to assess activities in accordance with control objectives and activities.

The Audit Support Director reports to the VP Operations, Processes & Controls and serves as trusted advisor to senior management.

Position Responsibilities

  • Partner with and collect/report key metrics provided by multiple stakeholders, assist with the development and reporting of key audit dashboards.
  • Maintain a centralized audit register and calendar.
  • Lead the Internal Audit IT risk assessment process and provides input to a risk based audit plan.
  • Responsible for coordination of an IT audit plan.
  • Develop valuable and positive relationships with the CIO, CFO, IT, COO and other business leaders by offering practical insight on complex issues impacting operations, and system/infrastructure/technology.
  • Provide oversight and management of the external audit support program to ensure efficient execution and effective collaboration with external auditors.
  • Coordinate and support global audit professionals, providing direction and ensuring accomplishment of audits and projects.
  • Effectively collaborate with internal audit for an integrated audit approach.
  • The candidate must have a broad understanding of business functions and processes, IT processes, systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Salesforce), IT general controls and emerging technologies including robotic process automation (RPA), cloud computing, mobile computing, privacy and cybersecurity.
  • Understanding of business processes as they relate to IT with emphasis on the strategy, processes and controls necessary for an IT organization to provide operational support, systems, and security in support of business objectives.
  • Understanding the role of an auditor, the definition of a high quality audit, and an understanding of expectations of all parties involved in an external audit.
  • Provide leadership in identifying opportunities to improve business processes and IT operations making recommendations to the audit team and to the relevant management teams.
  • Determine the impact of systems development and the implementation and use of technology on the operational and control environment (both technology and business functions).
  • Excellent communications skills, highly developed interpersonal skills and strong ability to work collaboratively across the organization and obtain positive visibility and credibility quickly.
  • Articulates the value and importance of audit, compliance and risk management in a positive and business-sensitive manner to all business groups and sectors -e.g. the commercial and public sector businesses.

Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of SAP Concurs business products, internal workings of the organization and myriad interdependencies (including partners).
  • Understand and align business strategy/objectives and influence decision making through appropriate internal control discussions.
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative skills to analyze data and influence risk mitigation and issue management/remediation plans.
  • Collaborate with others to promote the exchange of ideas and experience among stakeholders with responsibility for audit support and serve as independent voice to help pressure test risk and control levels and appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Interaction with global risk managers.
  • The position requires a strong, diverse background and truly exceptional oral and written communications skills.
  • The candidate must demonstrate proven success in working in a team as well as independently and exhibit follow-through to understand root causes of issues.
  • This position requires handling multiple engagements with overlapping deadlines. A demonstrated ability to write clear, coherent and precise reports on a multiplicity of complex technical issues is essential.
  • Ability to build consensus, create momentum, and work well cross-functionally with other departments and varying levels of management.
  • Proven success in building, analyzing, and monitoring KPI and success measures.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with a focus on listening to stakeholder and customer needs.
  • Effectively innovate and implement policies, procedures, processes, controls and approaches.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proven track record of building strong credible relationships.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Big 4 or equivalent consulting or industry experience
  • 10+ years relevant experience in areas such as audit, data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, or application infrastructure, including actual “hands-on” experience with the technologies; experience includes implementation, project, program management and audit practice experience
  • Progressive experience supporting multiple IT projects/engagements in technical areas such as data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, application infrastructure
  • Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Information Security, Change Management, Agile System Development Lifecycle, IT Operations etc.)
  • Strong analytical, execution and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and able to present clearly and articulate complex technical information
  • An undergraduate College/University Degree.
  • Exceptional communication and analytical skills




To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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