Internal Auditor


Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at

We are looking for a self-motivated individual as we continue to expand the Internal Audit program at Elastic. This position will be supporting the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program as well as varying internal audit projects including financial, operational, and compliance audits in accordance with the company’s Internal Audit Plan. Project assignments provide an opportunity to collaborate with, and develop a deep understanding of, the various business areas across the organization.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Execute internal controls testing in support of the SOX Compliance Program. This includes identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of the key controls, documenting testing results, and ensuring supporting documents corroborate the test results.
  • Assist with updates to internal control design, working with external auditors to identify any design gaps and implementing new or revised controls.
  • Identify issues/exceptions and ensure they are well-defined, root causes analyzed, discussed, and agreed with management.
  • Collaborate closely with internal partners, external auditors and respond to requests or issues in a timely manner.
  • Build trust and maintain positive relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Assist with the development of various Internal Audit presentations.
  • Prioritize assigned tasks to complete high quality work within established timelines.

What You Bring Along:

  • 1-3 years of internal audit, external audit, or SOX related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required - major preference of Accounting/Finance.
  • CPA, CIA, or other relevant certifications preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and comfort with the unknown.
  • Curiosity to learn more about Elastic’s business operations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills around business processes, controls, and deficiencies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications. 
  • AuditBoard knowledge is a plus.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.


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