Manager Internal Audit


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$120.1 million

Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (85 reviews)

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Building the Future of Crypto Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto! The opportunity The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for planning, leading, and the timely execution of regulatory and risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects as necessary. You will be providing updates to internal management and stakeholders on current audit statuses as well as follow up audits. The audits will range from operational, regulatory, and financial in nature.

Please note that this role will be located in Ireland or Europe.

  • Participate in the audit planning process, which would include formulating and determining the scope of review in conjunction with the Head of Internal Audit

  • Develop clear and concise working papers including scope, objectives, procedures performed and findings/deficiencies

  • Conduct audit testing of specified areas, prepare associated audit work papers to exacting standards

  • Identify issues with underlying root causes and develop actionable recommendations for improvement or remediation

  • Discuss findings and recommendations with appropriate management personnel and stakeholders

  • Regularly track and communicate status of work in progress to Internal Audit management and team

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in determining compliance with policies and procedures

  • Document and create flowcharts of processes and internal controls in place including reviewing suitability of design and potential risk factors

  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports for designated audits and conduct remediation testing as needed

Skills you should HODL

  • 7+ years of internal/external audit experience in financial services and/or fintech

  • Chartered accountant or working towards CA status

  • Experience with EU regulators (ESMA, CBI, etc.)

  • Experience with data analytics

  • Experience auditing payment services and e-money regulations

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment utilizing analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, organized, and ability to work within time constraints

  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively across the organization

  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills

  • Solid decision-making skills with display of professionalism in maintaining confidentiality

  • Strong time management skills, self-motivated, and disciplined working remotely

Nice to have

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Crypto and/or digital assets experience, or strong desire to learn


Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Stay in the know Follow us on Twitter Learn on the Kraken Blog Connect on LinkedIn

Salary and compensation

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$70,000 — $120,000/year

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