Senior Auditor, Financial Operations (NBCU)
Location: New York
Posted on: November 15, 2019
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel,
- 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
- 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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