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Lyft is hiring an experienced audit and compliance leader to help our VP of Finance Strategy build the inaugural Internal Audit team at Lyft.  This role will report to the VP of Finance Strategy with and closely partner with the Audit Committee and senior leaders across the company, with the opportunity to take on greater leadership responsibility as the company grows and matures. You will have the chance to help shape this dynamic pre-IPO company’s governance, risk and compliance functions as the company matures.  If you’re about building best-in-class teams and processes and making Internal Audit a strategic and collaborative partner to the organization, come join our Finance team!


  • Under the initial direction of the VP of Finance Strategy, who is currently acting as the company’s chief audit executive, oversee the design and operations of Lyft’s Internal Audit team, with broad oversight for internal audit operations and activities including, but not limited to,
  • Providing advice, guidance and project management support to the company with respect to SOX-readiness and management’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Providing independent assessment and testing over financial controls and processes including IT and technology controls
  • Providing advisory and assurance services to management and the Audit Committee over other financial, technology, security operations and compliance processes
  • Partnering with other compliance and risk management functions to enhance governance, risk management and compliance in a fast-paced but highly regulated environment
  • Designing and standing up best-in-class internal audit practices and policies in accordance with professional standards and aligned to the company’s maturity journey
  • Prepare executive-level presentations and reporting, as well as practical process and control recommendations linked to company priorities

 Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, IT or other relevant fields; advanced degree a significant plus
  • 13+ years experience in audit or compliance-related roles; significant leadership over an internal audit function desirable
  • 6+ years in financial audit, IT/technology audit, or other related experience in a SOX-compliant environment
  • At least one relevant professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, Chartered Accountant, etc.)
  • Work in a pre-IPO company, technology platform company, or dynamic industries with a significant regulatory requirements (e.g., financial services) a differentiator
  • Proven track record of building and growing high-performing, engaged teams
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to champion change management and influence diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Ability to articulate a longer-term strategy and vision for the team and lay out a tactical path to achieve that strategy and vision
  • Co-develop a periodic audit plan for Audit Committee approval and monitor departmental progress against plan

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