Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

TuSimple Company Overview

Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves. Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

TuSimple is a fully commercialized autonomous trucking company. As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our live fleet of autonomous Trucks have fully evolved land freight. TuSimple is leading the way by hiring the most talented researchers, engineers, and scientists.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple has created the first commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network. 

 

Opportunity Overview

Internal Audit is a newly created department within TuSimple, and this is an opportunity to build something from the ground up. TuSimple’s Manager of Internal Audit (IA) and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) will assist with building the IA department and deploying the company's ERM program.

Additionally, the Manager will lead or assist with day-to-day IA and ERM activities, which include building IA department infrastructure, executing risk-based internal audits and advisory projects, and implementing sustainable risk monitoring processes.

This position reports to the Head of IA and ERM, and will collaborate across departments and functions, as well as with external consultants and partners. IA reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, and administratively to the CFO.

The Manager of IA and ERM will be working closely with a co-sourced risk and advisory firm.

Role and Responsibilities

Facilitate the ERM process by:

  • Assessing selected enterprise-level risks, risk responses and their potential impacts to TuSimple
  • Assisting with planning and executing enterprise risk assessments
  • Assisting with monitoring of industry, competitive and emerging risks
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders within multiple levels of management 
  • Maintaining a comprehensive risk assessment process that identifies enterprise risks and opportunities
  • Helping to build effective processes to monitor, mitigate, and/or control risk
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining ERM tools and measurement methodologies for risk monitoring
  • Aggregating cross-functional risk information to enable review, analysis, and reporting of risk trend with management and the Audit Committee

Help build the IA department by:

  • Executing the internal audit strategy 
  • Using ERM and accompanying processes to develop a risk-based, agile IA plan that covers internal controls governance processes over compliance, operational, fraud, and financial risks
  • Planning and executing an agile IA plan that adjusts to evolving business risks and priorities
  • Objectively conducting internal audits, and providing practical recommendations to improve governance, controls, and business processes
  • Tracking progress of management’s action plans 
  • Assisting with updates to senior management and the Audit Committee
  • Maintaining collaborative, trusted working relationships and regular communications with IA stakeholders across functions to stay informed of priorities, progress, and activities
  • Providing risk and control advice to stakeholders as they execute on their priorities
  • Assisting with the escalation and communication to senior leadership related to themes, trends, and emerging risks

Experience & Skills Required

  • The highest level of professional ethics, discretion, judgment, and integrity
  • Strong professional presence and ability to lead discussions with a variety of stakeholders 
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills 
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work in ambiguous environments 
  • Intellectually curious with a bias for action
  • Dedication to continuous improvement 
  • Three to five years of experience related to IA, risk management or compliance 

 

Other Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in a professional services firm or within a publicly-traded company in an IA, controls, compliance or risk management role
  • Understanding of data analytics for risk monitoring and internal controls 
  • Experience with various platforms used at TuSimple. E.g., Netsuite, Confluence, Jira, Workiva, Slack, GoogleDocs.

 

TuSimple Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your dependents
  • 401K matching program
  • Meals served every day
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Learning/education budget  
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

 

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