Senior IT Auditor, Internal Audit



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

At Ripple, we’re building a world where value moves like information does today. It’s big, it’s bold, and we’re already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs.

If you’re ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.

Ripple’s Internal Audit Team within the Legal and Compliance organization is searching for a Senior IT Internal Auditor to execute the risk-based audit plan as the 3rd line of defense for the company. The Senior IT Internal Auditor will work under the supervision of the Internal Audit leadership to execute technical audits and build relationships with leaders across the organization. To succeed, qualified candidates may exhibit the ability to problem-solve as part of a team, demonstrate the capability to actively pursue their career development, exhibit technical proficiency in audit procedures, and interact with client personnel in a professional manner.


  • Execute IT audits successfully by conducting interviews, identifying key risks and controls, drafting workpapers, gathering evidence and performing testing.
  • Prepare audit work papers that comply with international auditing standards for content and quality.
  • Identify, evaluate, and document the design and effectiveness of the company's internal controls looking for both control gaps and opportunities to gain process efficiencies.
  • Interact with business partners to assess audit findings including control weaknesses with an appropriate degree of professional skepticism. Keep audit management informed of audit findings, and assist business partners with the development of management action plans to mitigate weaknesses, and evaluate adequacy of management’s response. Where appropriate, test corrective actions taken.
  • Draft audit reports to formally communicate the results of the audit and related recommendations to senior management.
  • Stay abreast of company business strategies, industry technology advances, and the risk profile of assigned business areas to ensure relevancy of audit approach.
  • Work with Ripple’s external auditors and state/federal regulators to support their examination efforts.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent business discipline.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience conducting internal or external risk-based audits. Experience performing audits in the banking or financial services industry is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
  • Certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and/or Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) are a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley and COSO/COBIT internal control framework is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of basic IT/IS concepts such as logical access management, cybersecurity, change management.
  • Organized and possess the ability to handle competing priorities and meet important deadlines.
  • Able to follow instructions accurately and efficiently; proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward the desired outcome.


Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact. A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: in-office collaboration for moments that matter is important to our culture, and we give managers and teams the flexibility to decide which days they come in.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Generous vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time Ripple employees. For all Custody roles, please discuss benefits with your recruiter.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.