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Senior Internal Auditor



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Paysafe (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over $130 billion in 2022, and approximately 3,300 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 100 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

Job Role Summary

The Senior Internal Auditor contributes to the value of the Group Internal Audit function by performing audit engagements on Paysafe-related activities by participating as part of an engagement team or individually under the direction of Internal Audit management.

Essential Responsibilities

• Keeping updated on Paysafe policies/procedures and IIA standards

• Conducting and documenting risk-based and core assurance reviews of Paysafe activities, with the aim of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of controls to manage key operational, financial, and compliance risks, in

collaboration with other Group governance functions

• Conducting and documenting analysis of financial/operational data to support the Internal Audit methodology including risk assessment, control testing and identification of potential anomalies

• Conducting and documenting testing to assess the performance of key controls, to provide assurance on their design and operating effectiveness

• Conducting, documenting and presenting results of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing of assigned internal controls to the required standard that maximises reliance placed on the work by management and external audit

• Producing reports communicating observations, risks, recommendations and agreed management actions arising from audit work

• Producing and presenting status updates on assigned audit activities to Internal Audit team and Paysafe stakeholders

• Conducting periodic follow-up of the implementation of recommendations resulting from internal audit work

• Liaise with third party audit service providers and other internal/external partners of Internal Audit in order to ensure audit work is conducted effectively and efficiently

• Other related duties as directed by line management

Essential Compentencies

• Upholds and promotes the IIA’s Code of Ethics

• Applies ethical principles and values to the activities being audited

• Adheres to Paysafe’s key policies, practices and procedures

• Treats others fairly without discrimination

• Discusses ethical conflicts with the Chief Audit Officer (CAO)

Internal Audit Management

• Analyses own strengths and weaknesses to maximise personal contribution to Paysafe

• Strives for quality and excellence and encourages others to do the same

• Takes personal accountability for results delivered in areas of responsibility

• Develops and implements own plan for professional development and utilises relevant learning opportunities

• Assesses self-development/career needs and takes advantage of new challenges as opportunities for personal and professional growth

Professional Internal Audit Standards (IIA)

• Develops understanding of the principles of the IIA professional audit standards

Governance, Risk and Control

• Operates within Paysafe’s frameworks for governance, risk and control

Business Acumen

• Maintains knowledge of Paysafe’s key policies, practices and procedures

• Takes account of Paysafe’s mission, strategic objectives and business nature when conducting assigned activities


• Secures the trust of others through positive communication

• Demonstrates respect for others, and customises messages to reflect the needs of the target audience

• Organises and expresses ideas clearly and with confidence to influence others

• Extracts key information from a variety of sources to support communication

• Selects appropriate communication forms (verbal, non-verbal, visual, written) and media (face to face (if possible), video, voice)

• Employs the technical conventions of language (spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc) correctly


• Participates fully as a team player

• Upholds customer-oriented attitude

• Anticipates and makes allowances for the impact of own interpersonal style on others when communicating and building relationships

• Puts people at ease and builds open, constructive relationships with stakeholders

• Identifies and manages the needs and expectations of key stakeholders

• Collaborates with others and encourages others to work collaboratively

• Leads by example with regard to respect, helpfulness and co-operation

• Maintains independence and objectivity in all situations

• Recognises own limitations and seeks advice and support when required

• Respects confidentiality and secures the trust of stakeholders

• Works to remove organisational barriers and identifies resources to assist the Internal Audit team

Crictial Thinking

• Maintains curiosity and exercises professional scepticism

• Selects and uses a variety of manual and automated tools and techniques to obtain data and other information on Paysafe processes/activities

• Applies data collection, data mining, data analysis and statistical techniques

• Applies problem-solving techniques for routine situations

• Ensures that information used in decision-making is relevant, accurate and sufficient

Internal Audit Delivery

• Conducts audit activities and documents results in accordance with Internal Audit’s policies and procedures to meet the specific audit engagement objectives

• Selects and applies appropriate tools and techniques to data gathering, analysis and interpretation, and reporting

• Manages controllable resources efficiently and effectively to meet engagement objectives

• Demonstrates efficiency and persistence, managing own time and ensuring engagement deadlines and objectives are met

• Ensures audit working papers are a true reflection of activities performed during the audit engagement and all documents are adequately uploaded in the audit tool (Auditboard)

• Follows up with management to ensure that management actions have been completed or escalates if there are issues or risks to achieving this

• Coordinates the execution of audit engagements performed by third parties to ensure that objectives are met in a timely and effective manner

Improvement and Innovation

• Maintains personal performance, effectiveness and adaptability in a changing, fast-paced and, sometimes, ambiguous environment

• Seeks and justifies opportunities for continuous improvement

• Accommodates new priorities and implements positive changes within sphere of responsibility

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.