Senior Manager, Internal Audit Automation



Toronto, Canada
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Shopify’s mission is to make commerce better for everyone. From building a new product feature for our commerce platform, to helping a merchant troubleshoot an issue over the phone, we want to empower our ecosystem through our work.

Shopify has redefined commerce, raising the standard for how companies of all sizes sell their products and services online and off. With 1,700,000+ merchants in more than 175 different countries, and the most innovative platform on the market, we continue to grow rapidly while constantly looking for new ways to impact and disrupt markets.

We are now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design. That location you see above? Consider it merely an example of hundreds of potential locations across North America where Shopify is hiring. Learn more here:

Job Description

About the Role: 

As Shopify continues to expand and scale, Risk and Internal Audit continues to provide timely insights to help teams across our business manage risk & ultimately help our merchants succeed. 

 We’re looking to add a leader to our Risk and Internal Audit team to scale and deliver on our internal audit automation strategy. In this role, you will be selecting and using audit technology (e.g., process mining, RPA, etc) to analyze information in order to process and determine whether or not we are effectively managing our most critical risks.


  • Informing and executing on audit automation strategy, including systems and resource needs

  • Partnering with multiple groups across Shopify, including data science, to understand various processes

  • Developing automated solutions for Internal Audit to provide insights to the business on how we manage risks within our processes

  • Data model development and execution to inform performance assessments (i.e. identification of anomalies, standard processing times, etc) across our products and management systems

  • Assessing performance of different systems, including: capital, management, platform & key partnership

  • Auditing established automation across Shopify

  • Working cross functionally to understand key areas of risk and existing information systems

  • Developing actionable management reporting on areas of key risks



  • Significant proven experience setting direction, leading teams, and implementing audit automation technologies (e.g. process mining, RPA, etc) for internal audit or enterprise risk management at a large company

  • A growth mindset, a builder’s mentality and a proven history of effective execution

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-moving, ambiguous work environment and to navigate through change & evolving systems

  • Expertise in partnering with the business and coaching stakeholders at different levels and functions

  • Experience building, developing and managing high-performing team

Bonus Experience 

  • Experience establishing and integrating audit automation into an existing internal audit function

  • Experience implementing audit automation solutions in Tech or other fast-growth business models

  • Experience in FinTech

Additional Information

Don't forget to add a Cover Letter, we love a good story! We are looking forward to learning more about you and your interest in joining our team. 

This posting will close on Tuesday, October 5th at 11:59 pm EST. Successful candidates can expect to hear back from us by Tuesday, October 19th at 5:00 PM EST. 

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

Apply for this job

Click on apply will take you to the actual job site or will open email app.

Click above box to copy link
Get exclusive remote work stories and fresh remote jobs, weekly 👇
View all remote jobs
Onkar By: Onkar