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Senior Auditor, Financial Operations (NBCU)

Company: Comcast
Location: New York
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 40 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.The Comcast Global Audit team (CGA) is a partner to Comcast's individual businesses including Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. CGA performs projects (engagements) year-round to help these groups understand and manage risks to their business and technology. CGA is a diverse group looking for strategic thinkers and analytical problem-solvers who have a strong desire to grow their careers within a world-class organization. CGA promotes a culture of integrity, encourages professional development, and provides career path options both within the CGA department and into Comcasts various business units.The Senior Auditor plays an active role throughout all stages of an audit or advisory engagement, applying an analytical mindset to make a meaningful business impact. A Senior Auditor will demonstrate professional curiosity, a continuous improvement mindset, and the desire and aptitude to rapidly learn new skills. Individuals in this role are comfortable with changes in workload and focus of work, and modify actions to suit business needs. The candidate will also exemplify the highest degree of trust and integrity by continually upholding the principles of professional standards.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Senior Auditors are active members of the engagement team throughout each phase (i.e., planning, execution, reporting). With our quarterly engagement cadence and focus on diversifying our talent, Senior Auditors gain broad exposure to our businesses and processes through performance of the following responsibilities.
  • Operates within a team or independently to conduct audits across operational, financial, regulatory, and/or technology areas, which may cover business units from Comcast Corporate, Comcast Cable, and NBCUniversal. Out-of-town travel approximately 50%
  • Planning: Assists the team in identifying the project scope and key milestones, which includes researching background information, evaluating metrics, assessing risks, identifying scope areas and designing test procedures. Participates in presenting project plan to CGA and Business Leadership.
  • Execution: Works within assigned scope area to develop and document lines of inquiry and testing procedures and may provide support to junior staff. With manager oversight, interacts with all levels of management and Company employees to fully investigate scope area. Performs testing and works with team to identify impactful audit findings and recommendations.
  • Reporting: Communicates findings by assisting team in developing an Audit Report, which includes recommendations and action plans developed with Business Management. Participates in presenting the Audit Report to CGA and Business Leadership.
  • Development: Uses resources available to develop audit and business skills. Identifies opportunities for improvement to audit methodology, tools, and training. Actively participates in CGA, Comcast, and other external community activities and service.Core Responsibilities:
    • Performs thorough inquiry and data analysis to understand business operations and assist in developing project scope.
    • Conducts meetings, examines records, documents and other factors to determine if functional areas are conducting operations in accordance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and governmental and legal requirements.
    • Works with broad discretion regarding work details on assignments of a varied and difficult nature.
    • Prepares clear and well-organized audit work papers that appropriately document the work performed, including audit comments, investigation summaries, and recommendations.
    • Develops and applies appropriate audit procedures to the areas reviewed to ensure that key controls are tested and all significant risks are addressed.
    • Formulates appropriate conclusions regarding the adequacy of internal controls and procedures based on the audit work performed and knowledge of Company operations.
    • Makes recommendations regarding corrective action and reviews audit findings with management.
    • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
    • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Educational, experience, and skill requirements:
      • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent in Accounting / Finance, with solid academic credentials.
      • Generally requires 5-7 years related experience.
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience required.
      • Knowledge of Comcast and/or NBCUniversal operations or combination of public accounting and/or internal audit experience a plus. Industry experience (cable, telecom, entertainment) a plus.
      • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
      • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment with strong inherent project management skills, including: prioritizing tasks, balancing workload between multiple projects, anticipating next steps, adapting to changing situations and project scope.
      • Strong interpersonal skills required including: written and verbal communications, ability to work with others, willingness to assist in areas outside of direct assignments when necessary, and commitment to self-improvement and completion of team objectives.
      • Willingness and genuine desire to tackle new areas and consistently challenging topics.
      • Able to quickly grasp complex subject matter (both technical and business processes) and apply strong analytical skills and business orientation to assessing processes, risks and controlsComcast is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Comcast via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Comcast HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Comcast. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Comcast as a result of the referral or through other means.Employees at all levels are expected to:-Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job-Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services-Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences-Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas-Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers-Drive results and growth-Respect and promote inclusion and diversity-Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communitiesComcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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