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Google, Inc.

Forensic Auditor, Internal Audit

Google, Inc. - Mountain View, CA

Forensic Auditor, Internal Audit


Mountain View


This role may also be located in our Sunnyvale, CA campus.

Internal Audit‘s mission is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. Internal Audit achieves innovative audit excellence by enabling effective risk management, enhancing and protecting organizational value, and delivering objective and reliable results. As a member of the team, you’ll advise business and engineering groups to identify areas of risk and make valuable recommendations on controls. You’ll have the opportunity to influence change and decisions for business initiatives including product launches and system implementations. You thrive in a dynamic environment, are passionate about technology, and are able to focus on problems at hand and the details that come with it.

You will conduct forensic audits and/or internal investigations with close coordination with legal, human resources, compliance and finance. You are a risk guru - you intuitively understand processes and are quick to pinpoint risks and gaps. Using these skills you will provide forensic data analysis, as well as lead investigative interviews with company employees, vendors, and partners. You communicate clearly, are a self-starter, have exceptional project management skills and attention to detail, and display excellent ethical and business judgment.

The name Google came from googol, a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.


Collect and analyze data to assist in the evaluation of allegations of fraud/irregularities. Apply forensic auditing techniques to identify atypical transactions, deals or behavior

Lead fact-finding and admission seeking interviews. Prepare interview notes & summaries

Draft concise and timely investigation reports for management

Identify and define process & control issues and root causes, provide effective recommendations to business to prevent future issues

Analyze investigation data to identify trends to be escalated to senior management and the audit committee


Minimum qualifications:

BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business or equivalent practical experience.

4 years of relevant work experience in an audit, investigations, compliance, security or similar function

Preferred qualifications:

Forensic accounting or investigative experience, including CPA and/or CFE credentials

Experience with interview techniques for both fact findings and admission-seeking interviews

Experience collecting, managing and synthesizing large and complex data sets and information from disparate sources.

Ability and willingness to take initiative to address problems and make continuous process improvements

Ability to independently drive multiple investigations to resolution and handle a large workload.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

At Google, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Forensic Auditor, Internal Audit Google, Inc. - Mountain View, CA, United States


Location: Mountain View, CA

Company Profile:
Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information. The company offers Google Search, which provides information online; Knowledge Graph that allows to search for things, people, or places, as well as builds systems that recognize speech and understand natural language; Google Now, which provides information to users when they need it; and Product Listing Ads that offer product image, price, and merchant information. It also provides AdWords, an auction-based advertising program; AdSense, which enables Websites that are part of the Google Network to deliver ads; Google Display, a display advertising network; DoubleClick Ad Exchange, a marketplace for the trading display ad space; and YouTube that offers video, interactive, and other ad formats. In addition, the company offers Android, an open source mobile software platform; hardware products, including Chromebook, Chrome, Chromecast, and Nexus devices; Google+ to share things online with people; Google Play, a cloud-based digital entertainment store for apps, music, books, and movies; Google Drive, a place for users to create, share, collaborate, and keep their stuff; and Google Wallet, a virtual wallet for in-store contactless payments. Further, it provides Google Apps, which include Gmail, Calendar, and Google Sites that are built for people to work anywhere, anytime, on any device without loss of security or control; Google Maps Application Programming Interface; and Google Earth Enterprise, a software solution for imagery and data visualization. Additionally, the company offers Google App Engine, a platform as a service offering; Google Cloud Storage; Google BigQuery for real time analytics; Google Cloud SQL for structured query language; and Google Compute Engine, an infrastructure as a service platform. It also offers mobile wireless devices, and related products and services. Google Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.