Manager, Internal Audit

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Lucid Motors

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Newark, CA, United States

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4 days ago

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

The Internal Audit team is a trusted business partner at Lucid Motors, responsible for delivering high quality audits and advisory risk management services spanning all areas of company operations. We are seeking a dynamic Internal Audit Manager to join our growing team to lead and manage both Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) efforts and Operational Audits based out of the Lucid Headquarters in Newark, California. This is a dynamic role where you will be interacting with all levels of personnel within the organization. The ideal candidate will leverage the knowledge of audit, internal controls, financial and business operations to identify and evaluate critical business risks and opportunities for process and control improvements. We embody a team spirit and ownership mindset to work collaboratively with stakeholders and management to assess critical risks and build a strong control environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, this position will lead and direct internal audit activities, with accountability for the planning, risk assessment, scoping, execution and reporting of audit activities.


  • Lead and manage the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) program and/or responsible business cycles from end-to-end.
  • Coordinate SOX co-sourcing partners and interface with external auditors to complete audit requests/tasks and meet target deadlines. Supervision includes assessing project status and results, including work paper review and report preparation.
  • Provide risk and control subject matter expertise on SOX readiness activities including new business programs and processes in other regions.
  • Collaborate with process and control owners for remediation of identified deficiencies, advising them on internal control enhancements or process changes.
  • Participate in risk assessments for respective businesses to identify critical areas of risk and develop robust audit plans.
  • Utilize a risk-based approach to plan, scope, and execute complex audit projects as needed.
  • Effectively communicate and report on audit findings along with providing value-added recommendations to management to improve business processes and controls.
  • Effectively apply their understanding of internal control framework and accounting/business processes in the daily responsibilities and interactions with stakeholders.
  • Continuously educate stakeholders on the importance of maintaining an effective internal control environment, standardization of processes and controls, and the role of Internal Audit.
  • Leverage technology and data to optimize the internal audit process and projects including using automation and continuous auditing.


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of professional experience, including prior internal audit and/or SOX experience.
  • Big 4 public accounting experience with CPA and/or CIA certification, highly preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing or technology organization, highly preferred
  • Ability to work in a complex, dynamic and fast-paced environment, independently or collaboratively to achieve goals and drive results
  • Effective project management skills and ability to handle multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • May require domestic travel. Candidate is expected to be local and based in the San Francisco Bay area
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
  • California (Bay Area) - $131k-187k
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)
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At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
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