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Internal Auditor

business and operations | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Internal Auditor to ensure key business risks are properly identified and mitigated

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform periodic global risk assessments to help ensure that key business risks are properly identified and mitigated by management.

  • Perform independent assessments of PARC’s internal control structure. Plan the scope for audits and selection/development of appropriate audit procedures.

  • Prepare reports and memorandums as needed for assigned audits.


    Job Duties for the Internal Audit Senior Position:

  • Lead development and maintenance of FAR and DCAA compliant policies and business practices (financial/operational/IT/compliance-focused).

  • Draft and ensure completion of audit programs, questionnaires.

  • Perform audits to ensure compliance with laws/regulations and effectiveness of internal controls.

  • Present audit findings to key internal and external stakeholders, communicating risk profiles, and designing corrective action plans to address issues.

  • Follow up on prior audit findings and work with issue owners to ensure timely completion.

  • Review operational structure for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Provide recommendations to business units on improving their internal control structure.

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external subject matter experts.

  • Assist on departmental initiatives/projects as needed.

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external subject matter experts.

  • Assist on departmental initiatives/projects as needed.


    Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum 4+ years Audit/Consulting experience and BA/BS degree.

  • CFE, CPA, CA, CIA certifications.

  • Experience performing compliance audits for government contractors or public sector funding recipients.

  • Key skills and abilities include project management, influencing, facilitation, process development, analysis, and problem solving.


We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K. PARC also strives for the best possible work-life balance, so employees benefit from maternity, paternity and adoption leave, as well as a variety of flexible working options. PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria.  The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see

About PARC

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

PARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or  belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.  People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with PARC should contact PARC Human Resources.