Senior Financial Auditor Hello

Job Employment Type : Full Time
 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)  Glendale, CA
 1 month ago
Job Description
At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, television programs, parks and resorts, and consumer products. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
This Management Audit (MA) position is primarily responsible for assisting the Managers and Directors of MA with the execution of annual audit plan, including performing financial, information technology and operational audits across the Disney Media Entertainment Distribution, including Studio, General Entertainment, Sports and Direct to Consumer, and Parks, Experiences and Products segments, as well as International Operations and our Corporate functions.
Stories are better when the storytellers represent the vast experiences of the people who will hear them. At Disney, we have the opportunity and the responsibility to create authentic, unforgettable stories, experiences, and products that capture the imagination of generations of people around the world. We are committed to doing that in a way that counts everybody in.
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Responsibilities :
  • Assist the Managers and Directors in high quality execution of the annual audit plan in accordance with the MA methodology
    • Perform audit planning activities such as the development of risk and control matrices, data analytics within key processes under audit, drafting of key communications to audit stakeholders and preparation of document request lists
    • Execute fieldwork by performing audit testing through inquiry, data analytics, observation and re-performance and documenting results in working papers
    • Prioritize audit procedures by thinking strategically and understanding business processes within the broader context of the Company operations
  • Identify the impact of audit findings (e.g. control weaknesses) on financial statements, operations and brand
  • Formulate well-written, concise and clear audit findings and assist the Managers and Directors in the operation of audit reports
  • Build effective relationships and work closely with audit stakeholders across all business units of the Company
  • Support the Managers and Directors in department initiatives related to the MA Project Management Office, annual audit planning, audit quality review and department budget
  • Quickly develop and understanding of Disney’s culture and company structures
    • Gain and apply historical knowledge of the department’s audit work in order to leverage internal department experience in future audits

Basic Qualifications :
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in auditing and/or accounting
  • Willingness to travel up to 25-40% (domestic and international) upon business travel resumption
  • Excellent team player, who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Possess high energy level, decisiveness and strong work ethic
  • Able to work in a flexible team environment and handle multiple assignment simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience at a top accounting firm or the internal audit function of a reputable public company
  • Experience with spreadsheets, databases, Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI, ACL, SAS or other data / analytical tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Entertainment industry experience

Required Education :
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or related business field

Preferred Education :
  • CPA (or other accounting certificate), CIA, CISA, CISSP or other relevant professional certifications