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Sr. Analyst, Internal Audit



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR) is transforming automotive safety and autonomy by delivering the only lidar and associated software that meets the industry’s stringent performance, safety, and economic requirements. Luminar has rapidly gained over 50 industry partners, including a majority of the top global automotive OEMs. In 2020, Luminar signed the industry’s first production deal for autonomous consumer vehicles with Volvo Cars, which now expects to make Luminar’s technology part of the standard safety package on their next generation electric SUV. Additional customer wins include SAIC, Daimler Truck AG, Intel’s Mobileye, Pony.ai and Airbus UpNext. Founded in 2012, Luminar employs approximately 400 with offices in Palo Alto, Orlando, Colorado Springs, Detroit, and Munich.

For more information, please visit www.luminartech.com.

Who are we looking for?

Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, this position is a highly visible and an impactful role across the company. The Sr. Analyst- Internal Audit, based in Palo Alto, California and will work with all levels of management to promote business integrity and robust internal control structures, compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, and recommendations for process improvements.

Essential Functions/duties:

  • Assist in SOX planning, scoping, and risk assessment process through close collaboration with external auditors and business process owners

  • Conduct business process walkthroughs and controls testing according to established audit standards

  • Develop high-quality business process and audit testing documentation

  • Evaluate audit findings and coordinate remediation of deficiencies

  • Assist with other initiatives such as process mapping, data governance, and GRC (NIST, ISO27001, etc)

  • Develop business relationships and proactively interact with process owners to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for improvement and optimization

  • Demonstrate initiative and provide timely updates to internal audit management

  • Manage multiple tasks effectively

  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned in support of the internal audit team and corporate objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years of audit experience, preferably within the technology industry

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, SOX requirements, and internal audit standards

  • Good understanding of a supply chain and manufacturing business model

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

  • Ability to take direction, learn quickly, work independently, and maintain a level of professional skepticism

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines, with high standards for quality, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Demonstrate basic research capabilities with strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Luminar is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview at the company.

At Luminar, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. This role pays a base between $125,000.00 and $160,000.00* per year. Within this range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. You will also be eligible to receive other benefits including: equity in the form of restricted stock unit awards, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 401k plan, life and disability benefits, flexible time off, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement for formal education related to advancing your career at Luminar. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire and schedule type.*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.