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Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Partner



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

The Finance Team includes Finance Business Partnership, Accounting, Finance Operations, Financial Systems, Internal Audit, Tax, Treasury, and Investor Relations teams. Together, the team partners with leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions, inform investors about our business model and progress, and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.

We’re looking for a Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Partner (RAP) to join Snap Inc! The Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Partners is a leadership role reporting to the Senior Director of RAP. The Senior Manager will build Snap’s global initiative for company risk assessment for both business operating risks and financial reporting risks over the ever increasing risks of a fast growing globally focused company. In addition, the candidate will need to have the skills necessary to navigate a fast paced challenging environment and influence people at a global company. The position will be part of an integrated team that believes that collaboration, flexibility, resourcefulness and attention to detail are keys to success. This individual will be liaising with both internal and external teams and thus will need to have strong relationship building skills to partner with other senior leaders at the company from legal, accounting, FP&A, engineering product and sales just to name a few. Ultimately, this leader will help build and shape the future of the RAP team in order to scale with the tremendous growth the company is experiencing.

What you’ll do:

  • Own the entire SOX business process compliance program.

  • Manage a large SOX budget with our 3rd party SOX outsourcing partner.

  • Own the business process operational assessments program.

  • Own the enterprise risk management program at the company.

  • Lead and assess company risks for new international expansion, new products and new acquisitions.

  • Proactively develop and maintain strategic partnerships with cross-functional teams by delivering high quality audit and advisory work.

  • Promote an integrated risk management approach through coordination with other risk functions (e.g., Legal, Compliance, Privacy and Information Security).

  • Prepare reporting for the Senior Director, RAP, Senior Management, and the Audit Committee.

  • Build collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Deep knowledge of and experience in working through Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

  • Knowledge of COSO framework and experience applying the framework that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiencies

  • Expertise in application of internal controls, risk principles, and US GAAP

  • Possess high standards for personal work results and displays pride in executing responsibilities

  • Ability to function within and lead a co-source relationship with external service provider

  • Familiar with Auditboard, JIRA, SOX, Oracle, Compliance, & Risk Management software

  • Has been a part of an operational, regulatory, or compliance internal audit that resulted in management recommendations

  • Previous experience in cross-functional collaboration, including with Finance, IT, and other operational business divisions

  • Able to optimally interact with various levels of management, including functional department managers and directors

  • Someone who thrives on building from the ground up and enjoys reaching for the highest performance standards

  • Proactive and results-driven and able to deliver by collaborating with people throughout the organization

  • Executes well and flourishes in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to multifaceted changes

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Able to work independently while operating collaboratively as a phenomenal teammate

  • Demonstrated experience in project management practices, tooling, and managing projects through the SOX lifecycle

  • Experience in managing a team, consisting of company resources as well as those provided by a co-sourced provider

  • Communication and interpersonal experience, and presentation experience that allow interactions with business partners

  • Leader who has the experience managing, influencing, and driving strategic solution development across teams

  • Experience operating independently while managing multiple projects

  • Problem solving experience that demonstrate critical and logical thinking to reach a solution

  • Working knowledge of ESG regulations and reporting requirements

  • Experience using data analytics tools like Tableau, Alteryx, and Looker

  • Working proficiency with data analytics languages like SQL and Python

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Big Four and/or internal audit

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA, CIA, or CISA

  • Experience in ITGC audits, reports testing, and flowcharts over proprietary in-house built (ads and payments engineering) and enterprise corporate systems (e.g., Oracle, Salesforce, Workday)

  • Experience with leveraging data analytics tools (i.e. Alteryx, Tabelu, SQL) and using automation for monitoring and reporting


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $184,000-$276,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $175,000-$262,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $156,000-$235,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.