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Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive and Enterprise Risk Management



Spring, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive and Enterprise Risk Management

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

This role reports to HPE's Chief Financial Officer and will be based full time at our headquarters in Spring, TX.


  • Lead the audit function and enterprise risk management program of a fortune 500 company.

  • Accountable for leading an organization of directors, managers, and individual contributors performing the audit and ERM function by setting overall project initiatives, approving financial and human capital allocations for programs and projects; ensures effective management of audits and ERM oversight.

  • Lead the development and implementation of strategic decisions and company policy; identifies consequences of decisions on a regional or global level and recommends appropriate solutions and areas for improvement.

  • Manage complex, ongoing business challenges and changes stemming from shifting organization structure, linkages, and strategy.

Audit Function:

  • Oversee the planning, design, implementation, communication, and delivery of the company’s audit initiatives across the organization.

  • Provide management guidance on audit reviews of the highest level of complexity.

  • Serve as an expert on audit standards and GAAP related issues.

  • Ensure that the audit strategies and initiatives within area of accountability are integrated with corporate and business strategies

  • Consult with business leaders at the VP and SVP level to drive and influence strategic decision-making of auditing functions within a broad scope (e.g., mitigating risks, assessing the level of compliance to company standards).

  • Manage relationships with senior business leaders to resolve complex audit issues; represents company to internal and external stakeholders, such as management and external auditors on all audit matters.

ERM Function:

  • Lead the corporate-wide oversight of the Enterprise Risk Management Program which includes risk policies, metrics, reporting and monitoring.

  • Ensure that the Risk Management Framework facilitates continuous improvement of organizations capabilities for management of its top priority risks.

  • Support Senior Management and the Board / Audit Committee (AC) in ensuring that risks are mitigated to the desired level.

  • Represent the main change agent for the implementation and continuous improvement of the ERM program.

Education and Experience

  • First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree and/or accounting certification (e.g., CPA, MBA) strongly preferred.

  • Typically 15+ years of experience in an audit function or exhibiting an exceptionally strong background in some other relevant and applicable area of finance.

  • Deep knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance

  • Experience in Risk Management

  • Typically 15+ years of people management experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to provide audit consultation, with broad scope, to senior managers.

  • Superior understanding of audit standards, accounting principles and financial analysis.

  • Superior knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment as it relates to internal audit, including emerging legislation.

  • Ability to think strategically. To possess the authority to monitor the performance of Risk Management Champions and Risk Owners.

  • Ability to effectively analyze significant amount of data information and filter it to key points helping management to analyze risks.

  • Ability to build executive-level partnerships across functions and businesses.

  • Strong influencing, organization, leadership and negotiating skills.

  • Superior project management and prioritization skills.

  • Superior people management skills, including managing senior teams across geographies.

  • Ability to tailor and communicate information to a variety of audiences, ranging from senior business executives to analysts.

  • Excellent leadership and staff development skills.


  • Manages a function that supports business unit performance and implementation of the global functional/Audit strategy.

  • Typically partners with managers, EVPs, and SVPs.


  • Typically manages managers and directors.

  • Works across multiple units business- or function-wide to deliver audit solutions

Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Active Learning, Active Listening, Bias, Big Data Analytics, Business Acumen, Coaching, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Customer Centricity, Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Empathy, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, Internal Controls, Long Term Planning, Management of Change, Managing Ambiguity, Numerical Data Analysis, Policy Management, Problem Solving Mindset {+ 4 more}

What We Can Offer You:

Health & Wellbeing

We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Personal & Professional Development

We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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Job Level:

Senior Vice President

States with Pay Range Requirement

The expected salary/wage range for a U.S.-based hire filling this position is provided below. Actual offer may vary from this range based upon geographic location, work experience, education/training, and/or skill level. If this is a sales role, then the listed salary range reflects combined base salary and target-level sales compensation pay. If this is a non-sales role, then the listed salary range reflects base salary only. Variable incentives may also be offered. Information about employee benefits offered can be found at https://myhperewards.com/main/new-hire-enrollment.html.

USD Annual Salary: $283,000.00 - $691,000.00

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