Now Brewing – Starbucks Internal Audit Senior Manager! #tobeapartner

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only
celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing extraordinary leaders who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

Starbucks is seeking a Senior Manager to assist in overseeing the execution of the Internal Audit plan. This position is integral to building a world-class organization to support our growing and complex global business operations.

As an Internal Audit Senior Manager, you will be accountable for the development and execution of the audit plan for key business units and functional areas within Starbucks.  You will leverage industry and audit practice knowledge to be a leader and provide subject matter expertise to support detailed audit execution.  You will have experience managing directs, coaching skills in others, and driving teams to achieve business results.  In addition, you will have a strong executive presence and the ability to suggest changes to existing Internal Audit practices to elevate our function.

You will provide consultative support to Starbucks business partners to identify opportunities for control improvements with the objective of mitigating risk and improving compliance and operational performance. In this capacity, you will gain valuable exposure to many areas within our global business. You will lead people, direct meetings, and be a champion for positive change.


‒    10+ years of progressive internal audit experience in a public audit firm or internal audit function within a large multinational public company
‒    5+ years experience managing others
‒    Experience performing financial, operational, and compliance oriented audits across a variety of key business processes
‒    Experience performing integrated audits to evaluate the interplay between technology, financial and operational processes on business control objectives
‒    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
‒    Results-oriented manager with the ability to motivate and lead audit teams to deliver projects on time and with high quality
‒    Enthusiasm to drive continuous improvement
‒    Model and act in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles and values
‒    Provide appropriate education and communication to internal and external business partners
‒    Experience performing audits in the Food & Beverage or Retail industries is a strong plus
‒    Knowledge of International Internal Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
‒    Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and familiarity with COSO Internal Control Framework
‒    Certification in a governance risk or compliance specialty such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)
‒    Knowledge of ERP systems including SAP and Oracle
‒    Graduate or advanced degree