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Senior Auditor, SOX

Comcast - Universal City, CA

Senior Auditor, SOX

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Universal City

California

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 50 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.

Senior Consultant, SOX Comcast Assurance & Advisory Team

The Comcast Assurance and Advisory Team (CAAT) is a partner to Comcast's individual businesses including Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. CAAT performs projects (engagements) year-round to help these groups understand and manage risks to their business and technology. CAAT 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. CAAT promotes a culture of integrity, encourages professional development, and provides career path options both within the CAAT department and into Comcast's various business units.

The Senior Consultant plays an active role throughout all stages of the annual SOX cycle (planning, walkthroughs, interim testing, remediation, follow up, and reporting), applying an analytical mindset to make a meaningful business impact. A Senior Consultant 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:

The Consultant, SOX is an active member of the engagement team throughout the stages of the annual SOX cycle. Senior Consultants gain broad exposure to our businesses and processes through performance of the following responsibilities:

-Operates within a team to execute the Sarbanes-Oxley testing primarily for NBCUniversal, with potential for assistance with Corporate and Cable testing. Out-of-town travel approximately 10-15% annually.

-Planning: May assist the team in identifying the project scope and key milestones, which includes researching background information, evaluating metrics, assessing risks, identifying scope areas and test procedures. Participates in presenting project plan to CAAT and/or Business Leadership.

-Walkthroughs, Interim Testing, Remediation, and Follow Up: Works within assigned scope area(s) to develop and document lines of inquiry and testing procedures. With manager oversight, interacts with all levels of management and Company employees to fully investigate scope area. Performs testing and works with team to develop impactful audit findings. Follows up appropriately on remediated issues and performs remediation testing, helping to develop final messaging.

-Reporting: Communicates findings by assisting team in developing Audit Presentations, which include action plans developed with Business Management. Participates in presenting the Audit Presentations to CAAT and/or 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 CAAT, 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.

-Prepares clear and well-organized audit work papers that appropriately document the work performed, including audit comments, investigation summaries, and recommendations.

-Formulates appropriate conclusions regarding the adequacy of internal controls and procedures based on the audit work performed and knowledge of Company operations.

-Works with broad discretion as to work details on assignments of a varied and difficult nature.

-Conducts project staff involved in the examination of a wide variety of activities.

-Examines records, documents, methods, policies, costs, and other factors to determine if functional areas are conducting operations in accordance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and governmental and legal requirements.

-Coordinates the preparation of reports summarizing audit results.

-Makes recommendations regarding corrective action and reviews audit findings with Managers.

-Plans methods to be followed in the conduct of audits; recommends activities to be examined, the extent of examination, and establishes completion schedules.

-Develops audit programs for specific audits or operating entities.

-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:

-Bachelor's 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.

-Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements and experience in Sarbanes-Oxley 404 engagements preferred.

-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 controls

Comcast 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.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

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Senior Auditor, SOX Comcast - Universal City, CA, United States

   

Location: Universal City, CA

Company Profile:
Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand name. This segment also provides business services, such as cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; Ethernet network services; and online advertising services. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international channels; and cable television production operations, as well as owns digital media properties. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, and broadcast television production operations, as well as owns digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment under the Universal Pictures, Focus Features, and Illumination names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays, as well as owns digital media properties. The Theme Parks segment operates theme parks; studios; Island of adventures; and a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.