Senior Audit Manager

REA Group
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 03, 2021
May 04, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join our Global Risk and Assurance team
  • Lead a small team
  • Permanent opportunity located in Melbourne

  • We're REA

    An Australian start-up success story we're quietly proud of. From a garage in Melbourne to the global stage is an achievement we're humbled by. Our idea to put pictures of houses on the internet has blossomed since 1995, and we now have businesses across Australia, Asia, India and North America.

    Our purpose is to change the way the world experiences property. No matter where you're at on your property journey, we're here to help on every step - whether that's buying, selling, renting or renovating. Some of our brands include,,,, and

    What we're doing

    As Senior Audit Manager, you'll be part of our Global Risk and Assurance team helping us undertake a level of assurance around controls. With an accomplished background in pure Audit and SOX, you're ideally someone who is well versed with IT systems, security auditing and has also dabbled with audit data analytics.

    While no two days are ever the same, you'll:
  • Develop and execute the REA Group annual Audit Plan.
  • Manage and oversee the REA Group Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program (this includes engagement with News Corp Global Audit.
  • Work with the Risk & Assurance Business Partners to ensure appropriate management actions are agreed for audit findings.
  • Engage and manage our third party audit firm to undertake the annual SOX control testing on behalf of REA Group.
  • Support SOX control owners to ensure they understand their responsibilities and accountabilities by way of training and awareness.
  • Validate the proposed closure of all audit agreed management actions.
  • Via the team, undertake testing of operational risk and compliance obligations as part of the annual controls testing plan.
  • Inspire your team to help them understand our strategy and how to deliver and excel in their roles.

  • What we're looking for
  • CA or CPA, CISA qualified with a few runs on the board.
  • Minimum 8 years' experience as an auditor.
  • Proven capability and understanding in overseeing of IT reviews and audits.
  • Solid proficiency, understanding, and grasp of SOX, including practical experience of a full scope audit and all relevant reporting requirements.
  • Audit data analytics experience highly desirable.
  • Solid business acumen, easily approachable and engages with the business to find practical solutions.
  • Loves being a people leader and strives to build a high performing team.
  • Excellent business writing and presentation skills to deliver at Exec and Board level.

  • The REA experience

    The physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our people is something we'll never stop caring about. This is a place to learn and grow. We're committed to your development - both professionally and personally. Your experience with us is something we take seriously.

    We offer:
  • Onsite/online health and wellbeing programs, including yoga and meditation classes, and weekly massages
  • Because We Care program which includes volunteer leave and community grants, to ensure you have the opportunity to give back to your community
  • Hack Days so you can bring your big ideas to life
  • An additional day of leave just for your birthday
  • A flexible working environment meaning we strike the balance of what you need and what works for the business (and yes, our leaders fully understand the flexible working policy)
  • Industry leading gender-neutral parental leave
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