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Sr. Analyst Internal Audit

Sr. Analyst Internal Audit

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What We're Looking For

2U is seeking an experienced senior staff-level analyst to support the business process and internal controls function for a rapidly growing public Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology company.  This position will be responsible for assisting in the development, management and execution of process analysis, control improvement, compliance and internal audit projects.  You will be part of a team that expects you to not just participate but also take full ownership of project efforts, working directly with all levels of company management to understand and provide real-world recommendations for improvement.  Our goal is help the company find the right solutions to process and controls issues.


Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

The selected individual will work independently, with members of the 2U Internal Audit team and in a matrixed project approach, as needed, to ensure work is completed on-time and within budget.   Other duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Conducting financial, technology, operational and other reviews or special projects requested by management or the Audit Committee 
  • Assessing the design and configuration of controls for new and existing systems and/or processes
  • Performing audits of internal control over financial reporting for management assessment under SOX 404
  • Coordinating with and assisting the external auditors in performing SOX, year-end audit and any agreed upon procedures
  • Assisting in conducting business and fraud risk assessments, the development of the annual audit plan and input to Audit Committee presentations
  • Developing internal audit procedures, tools, schedules, priorities and programs for achieving audit objectives and goals

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics preferred
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of auditing experience with a public accounting firm, preferably regional or “Big 4” 
  • CPA, CIA and/or CISA preferred
  • Solid understanding of and exposure to IT general controls, IT governance principles (COBIT), data center and cloud-based service operations and software applications
  • Demonstrated background of general audit methodology and documentation requirements
  • Experience with SOX 404 documentation management and testing compliance

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • Must be detail oriented and able to produce high quality deliverables effectively and efficiently with excellent writing and communications skills 
  • Ability to work in a team setting as well as independently and under tight deadlines
  • Must be professional in their interaction with internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to learn and offer up ideas on how to improve company and team operations
  • Ability to effectively manage work load as well as excellent time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships with staff and management at all levels
  • Familiarity with an audit management system (ex.: TeamMate, MetricStream, WDesk) a plus
  • Experience with WorkDay a plus

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world’s best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. To learn more, visit 2U.com.


2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.


Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.



2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.