Internal Auditor


At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Interested in exploring a career in internal auditing and partnering closely with a diverse group of teams? Come join us at Elastic!

We are looking for a self-motivated individual as we expand the Internal Audit program at Elastic. This position will be responsible for 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 various areas across the broader organization.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Responsible for executing internal controls testing in support of the SOX Compliance Program. This includes identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of the key controls, documenting results, and ensuring supporting documents corroborate the test results.
  • Identify internal control issues/exceptions and ensure they are well-defined, root causes analyzed, discussed, and agreed with management.
  • Follow-up on control deficiencies/findings, review and validate remediation plans.
  • Assist with updates to internal control design, working with external auditors to identify any design gaps and implementing new or revised controls.
  • Liaise with internal partners, external auditors and respond to requests or issues in a timely manner.
  • Build trust and maintain positive relationships with internal partners and cross-functional teams.
  • Assist with the creation of Internal Audit presentations.
  • Manage assigned tasks to achieve deliverables within established timetables while producing high quality work.

What You Bring Along:

  • 2+ years of internal audit, external audit, SOX or 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, adaptability, 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.

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

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $74,200 and $102,000, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

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 email

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