Director of Internal Audit (Hybrid)

Enova International

Enova International

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas or take over sponsorship at this time.

About the Role:

This role will provide supervisory oversight to the internal and co-sourced operational and IT audit teams, supervise multiple ongoing independent assessments of Enova's operational, information technology and security environment, risk management, and other objectives as needed. The role is responsible for supporting the department including but not limited to: the execution of the risk assessment, the development of annual audit plan, training & coaching of direct reports, developing their skills and supporting their career development. In addition to department management, this role will need to execute audits. Specifically, defining the proper scope, approach, and quality are integrated into each audit and that regulatory, operational, and strategic risks are sufficiently mitigated by management. This role will also be required to present recommendations for improvements to leadership and monitor management remediation. This position interacts with the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, executive and senior level management, internal and external auditors and various teams across the organization, requiring excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Design and develop enterprise-wide risk assessments, annual audit plans, audit programs, workpapers, internal audit reports and other deliverables.
  • Plan and perform strategic, financial, operational, and information technology / information systems audits and consulting engagements in accordance with the approved audit plan.
  • Oversee outsourced team of auditors conducting testing of Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
  • Manage the outsourced internal control / SOX team to prepare all information essential to the understanding and assessment of internal controls, including risk and control matrices and narrative descriptions and/or flowcharts of processes.
  • Communicate audit findings, management responses and remediation plans/efforts to senior and executive management and the Audit Committee.
  • Proactively follow up, monitor and close identified findings and observations.
  • Evaluate agreed upon action plans for effective risk mitigation.
  • Provide periodic advisory services to business management on certain strategic initiatives.
  • Identify and communicate to the broader accounting and technology teams observations and recommendations for the enhancement of processes and internal controls.
  • Assist the accounting and technology teams with the design and implementation of processes and internal controls.
  • Maintain best practices for the oversight of service providers and SOX compliance policies and procedures.
  • Partner on new and ongoing business transformation projects by providing assurance and advisory services on process, controls and risk mitigation measures.
  • Drive the proper identification and mitigation of risks, processes and internal control gaps that have potential financial, operational, technical, strategic and compliance risk implications.
  • Collaborate broadly across business and operational areas with senior management, Accounting, Legal, Compliance, Technology, and People teams in analyzing and assessing business processes and risk controls.
  • Schedule and facilitate process walkthroughs, create process flows, and identify relevant SOX controls.
  • Participate in the development of control evidence expectations and SOX testing plans.
  • Analyze and document SOX issues, including root cause analysis, control failure identification, level of significance assessment for deficiencies and remediation plans.
  • Prepare and/or review reports that identify control weaknesses and the resulting residual risks and best practice recommendations to management.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 10-12 years’ experience in an accounting/financial audit role
  • Proficiency with Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) 404 requirements required
  • Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred
  • Experience leading an Internal Audit department at a financial services organization is preferred
  • A combination of Big 4 Accounting firm and public company industry experience preferred
  • Experience evaluating SOX requirements, identifying controls, analyzing control gaps, and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls
  • Analytical with demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and oral
  • Proven ability to develop relationships across departments as both a leader and a participant
  • MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project); LogicGate software; google gSuite of products
  • Able to travel on an as needed basis (less than 10% of time)


Benefits & Perks:

  • Flexible work schedule (In-office T/W/Th and remote M/F for hybrid-eligible roles)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance including mental health benefits
  • 401(k) matching plus a ROTH option (U.S. Based employees only)
  • PTO & paid holidays off
  • Sabbatical program (for eligible roles)
  • Summer hours (for eligible roles)
  • Paid parental leave
  • DEI groups (B.L.A.C.K. @ Enova, HOLA @ Enova, Women @ Enova, Pride @ Enova, South Asians @ Enova, APEX @ Enova, and Parents @ Enova)
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • Charitable matching and a paid volunteer day…Plus so much more!

About Enova

Enova International is a leading financial technology company that provides online financial services through our AI and machine learning-powered Colossus™platform. We serve non-prime consumers and businesses alike, while offering world-class technology and services to traditional banks—in order to create accessible credit for millions.

Being a values-driven organization is at the core of Enova’s success. We live our values by listening to our customers, challenging assumptions, thinking big, setting high expectations, and hiring and developing the best. Through our values and our commitment to making Enova an awesome place to work, we maintain an environment of inclusion and culture where our employees can thrive. You can learn more about Enova’s values and culture here.

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