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Director - Internal Audit

Compliance | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person. Scaling from a seed of inspiration in 2011, Holistic Industries is now one of the largest and fastest growing private MSOs (Multi-State Operators) in the country. We're able to deliver consistent value to employees, patients, and investors because of the values that drive our work - how we do business and why. We have one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, a budding "Greenhouse of Brands" and a meaningful model of doing well by doing good. Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. We are committed to harvesting and crafting industry-leading strains, consumer brands, and medical-grade products based on the most progressive science in the space. Holistic Industries has a unique model and approach that enables it to win licenses, scale operations and introduce national brands successfully in highly regulated markets. The company has proven to be responsible stewards of capital since its inception by sourcing licenses on merit rather than simply acquiring them on the open market. A "GREENHOUSE OF BRANDS" beginning with our flagship retail and wholesale brand, Liberty Cannabis, we continue to prove our ability to launch new brands from scratch and attract noteworthy partners. 

We are deeply and actively committed to the communities we serve; our efforts under Liberty Cannabis Cares are focused on four pillars: Social Equity, Diversity, Community, and Cannabis Literacy. 

Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances. We are a team of best-in-class executives and staff from within and outside the industry who share a passion for advancing cannabis products and retail experience at scale.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive PTO, paid Sick Leave, medical, dental, vision and other leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. Join us as we build a great place to work, shop, and invest. 

Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About the Job:

The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for creating and executing Holistic’s annual audit plan in coordination with department leadership, compliance leadership, and known data trends. The Director will oversee all audits, coordinate with compliance and department leadership to provide data-driven recommendations to implement any policy changes or changes to current or new systems that will assist the company in maintaining compliance, and maximizing profitability.  

  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures for the Internal Audit team. 

  • Design and execute an internal audit plan calendar that aligns with the objectives of the Company and regulatory bodies. 

  • Identify and facilitate the assessment of areas of significant business risk and asset protection. 

  • Perform new system reviews and approvals for compliance adherence and deficiencies.  

  • Ensure complete, accurate, and timely audit information is reported to executive management.  

  • Coordinate and develop internal auditing processes. 

  • Draft recommendations on corrective measures. 

  • Prepare and execute operational, asset, and monetary audits within the scope of applicable regulations. 

  • Produce reports highlighting issues and recommending potential solutions. 

  • Other duties as assigned, or any reasonable request from any member of management. 

  • Physical Requirements of the Job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform reaching, grasping, lifting up to 25 pounds, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. May include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Ability to tolerate moderate to loud exposure to noise level. Exposure to long periods of bright lights. Long periods of prolonged use of office equipment including computers and phones. 

About You:  


  • Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a background check – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state marijuana licensing regulations.

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; a degree in business, accounting, finance, or similar field is preferred, but can be substituted with additional experience in cannabis and/or auditing. 

  • 5+ years of internal audit experience is required. 

  • 5+ years of experience managing and/or supervising others is required. 

  • 1+ of experience in the cannabis industry is required. 

  • Experience in METRC and LeafLogix is a plus. 

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Ability to supervise a team of employees and guide work towards a shared goal. 

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills. 

  • Working knowledge of cannabis industry laws in multiple jurisdictions. 

  • Comfort working in a fast paced and evolving environment. 

  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communications skills.  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. 

  • Professional demeanor, strong work ethic.  

  • Able to maintain confidentiality. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. 

  • Additional required knowledge & skills.