Manager, IT Internal Audit


  • Full Time


  • Tesla Internal Audit Team’s mission is to protect the company by calling attention to critical risks and driving management action to address those risks (financial, operational and regulatory). Internal projects are driven by two guiding principles – Keep Tesla Safe and Enable Operational Excellence. The Team achieves its objective by collaborating with functional and business/product groups to identify areas of risk, making valuable recommendations on process and control improvements, cost reduction, and operational excellence. Internal Audit team works closely with functional and business/product work groups to identify areas of risk, make valuable recommendations on process and control standardization, and influence decision-making process to drive change.

    Support the Tesla SOX and Internal Audit team to maintain an effective SOX program, audit presence, plan and implement build-out of the Internal Audit team, and drive business process and control improvements for Tesla. The successful candidate will possess the ability to function independently, apply professional judgment, interface with all levels of management, and communicate complex matters clearly and succinctly.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business or a related field
  • 12+ years of experience in Financial Controls, Assurance, and Operational Audit (process and performance improvement, business transformation), Finance, or a blend of related experience in relevant industries
  • Big 4 consulting experience within advisory or assurance practice
  • CPA, CA, CIA, CPIM or other relevant certifications
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity, manage and coordinate multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitments
  • Leadership skills including the ability to take charge, coach, interact with all levels of the organization, set objectives, and drive results
  • Intensely curious, solution-oriented individual who wants to know the what, where, when, how, and (most importantly) why processes work the way they do
  • Detailed knowledge of critical business processes across key industries such as automotive, manufacturing, energy, consumer products, technology, consulting, or other similar companies
  • Evidence of exceptional ability as demonstrated through career progression
  • Proven track record of delivering results
  • Advanced MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills for use in analysis, reporting, and data management