Senior Lead Internal Auditor

Date: Sep 18, 2019

Job Description

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) – S&P500 company, is a technology leader focused on accelerating innovation to connect and secure the world.  The company's over 13,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. 

Keysight Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team.  In partnership with the business, the team conducts financial, operational, compliance and information technology audit engagements.

The Senior Lead Internal Auditor will be responsible for performing individual internal audit projects as part of the internal audit plan.  This responsibility includes performing a risk assessment to define audit scope, executing audit procedures, and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.  

The position is based in Santa Rosa, California or Colorado Springs, Colorado, and will have the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally to conduct audit fieldwork.


Job description:

  • Perform all phases of the audit process including planning, fieldwork, closing, report writing and followup with minimum supervision.
  • Develop and execute test procedures to ensure that controls are operating as intended.
  • Communicate audit results to management along with process improvement and valueadded recommendations.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to junior team members.
  • Participate in and support department initiatives and deliverables as needed.
Job Qualifications

Required skills/experience:

  • Capable of performing all phases of the audit process and developing and executing test procedures to ensure controls are effective.
  • Have an understanding of financial processes and business operations. Ability to work on the details but capable to see the big picture. 
  • Skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to interface with senior management.
  • Skill in presenting and communicating complex business issues in a clear, concise and effective manner.
  • Experience leveraging audit technology, data analysis tools and techniques, business intelligence and data warehousing.  Capable of incorporating data analytics and automated tools/techniques in executing an audit.  
  • Experience in developing queries, scripts and reports to collect and analyze complex data financial and business process flows.
  • Knowledge and experience in auditing information technology processes and controls are a plus.
  • Strong English communication skills including both written and verbal.
  • Builds collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners, management, and other crossfunctional stakeholders.
  • Motivated selfstarter who works well individually and in teams.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.  CPA/CA (Chartered Accountant)/CIA certified or equivalent.  
  • Working knowledge of data extraction, access and analysis tools such as IDEA, ACL, Tableau, SQL, Oracle or Python.  Proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word. PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, etc.).  Knowledge of Oracle, preferred.
  • The ideal candidate should have at least 8 – 10 years of working experience in performing financial audit or compliance audits or consulting and in applying data analytics techniques and tools for audits.


Job Function


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa || Americas : United States : Colorado : Colorado Springs

Job ID : 34833