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Wayfair Senior Financial Internal Auditor in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>Senior Internal Auditor (Finance)</strong></p>

<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">This position is a hybrid in-office role that works out of our Headquarters in Boston, MA (this role is not a virtual / remote position)</span></em></p>

<p><strong>Job Description</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our team! This is a brand new role for Wayfair and will reside on the Accounting team within the broader finance group. This fast scaling position provides the opportunity for career progression at a growing public company and is a dynamic and collaborative role offering exposure to many areas of the business. This Senior Internal Auditor will focus </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">on Finance related activities.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Internal Audit team conducts risk-based financial and operational audits, tests SOX controls, and leads special projects and investigations in accordance with the team’s plan. Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for the execution of risk-based audits and will contribute to the SOX compliance activities in accordance with the annual audit plan. Members of this team work closely with various other teams and departments and this role requires someone who is strong in stakeholder management and has deep technical knowledge of the internal control environment. Career progression includes expanding this role to be part of the team developing a new, internal audit function at Wayfair.&nbsp; If you have a passion for internal controls in a high touch environment, this could be the role for you!</span></p>

<p><strong>What you will do:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Participate in planning and performing internal audit engagements and internal control (SOX) testing procedures</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Perform interviews and walkthroughs; document processes and related controls through flowcharts and narratives</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assess, evaluate, and continuously monitor the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls across all disciplines of the organization</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with process and control stakeholders to evaluate the documentation of key controls, processes and systems</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure that appropriate supporting audit evidence is maintained, including narratives, process flowcharts, control descriptions, and risk control matrices to ensure audit conclusions are well-documented</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Prepare written reports and oral presentations to communicate the results of audit and consulting projects to management</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Monitor remediation efforts of audit observations and deficiencies identified by internal and external audit with process owners to ensure mitigating activities are progressing as planned</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Evaluate and design Wayfair’s internal control over financial reporting as new systems are developed and/or processes are changed</span></li>


<p><strong>What you will need:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor's degree (in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Accounting Information Systems or related field preferred).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">3+ years of audit experience preferably in high-growth, entrepreneurial public company environments.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise in audit methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, IIA standards and enterprise risk methodologies.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong management reporting and communication skills to present fact-based audit findings, reasoned insights, and actionable recommendations.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to thrive in a high growth, entrepreneurial, and ambiguous environment where strong project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities are a must.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to quickly assess a situation/process at a top level, identify potential problems and recommend real 'business practical' solutions.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven understanding of project and program management and delivery, with a focus on operational risk identification and management.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.</span></li>


<p><strong>Additional preferred skills/qualifications (but not a must)</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An appropriate certification in accounting and/or auditing including a CPA, CIA, CISA and/or PMP.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with auditing SAP and/or similar ERP systems.</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities</strong><br>Wayfair is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, including individuals with disabilities. As part of this commitment, Wayfair will make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on business operations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact<br>&nbsp;<br><strong>Need Assistance?</strong></p>

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<p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong><br>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic.</p>

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