Finance Audit Associate

4 days left

Employer
The Nielsen Company
Location
India
Posted
May 23, 2024
Closes
Jun 22, 2024
Ref
4704644132
Role
Auditor
Level
Associate
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
ABOUT THIS JOB

Nielsen's Corporate Audit Staff (CAS) is a fast-paced, dynamic, and highly-selective team. CAS serves not only as an independent internal audit function, but also as a leadership development program (not a traditional audit shop). CAS provides objective assurance over Nielsen's reported financials and has reporting accountability to Nielsen's management team, Audit & Risk Committee, and External Audit partner. As Nielsen is a global enterprise, CAS has audit responsibilities for over ~40 countries. Besides audit work, CAS engages in process reviews that support process improvement and critical strategic initiatives to support Nielsen.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls by performing audits. This includes planning, scoping, testing, and drafting audit reports
  • Identify control deficiencies, inconsistencies, and/or incidents of fraud
  • Present findings/recommendations to senior leaders. Partner with the business to develop remediation plans and support best practice sharing
  • Provide independent assurance on business compliance with policy, governance, and internal controls
  • Contribute to the development of audit process improvements and efficiency, including the development of automated routines
  • Work on high impact projects related to process improvement, analytics, financial reporting, etc. and present results to senior leaders Embrace an analytical mindset to help identify and assess business risks

QUALIFICATIONS/ KEY SKILL SETS
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area (finance, accounting)
  • Additional audit degrees/ masters qualifications like CPA, CIA, MBA or if pursuing the same (preferable)
  • 2-3 years of experience in accounting, finance, auditing or equivalent
  • Strong analytical, audit, investigative, and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding project management skills and the ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple workstreams
  • Natural interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization and across various cultures
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft office (Excel is imperative), and Google Suite of products
  • Knowledge of SAP (S4 Hana) is a plus
  • Understanding & execution of data analytics/visualization tools & process automation
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to pitch out reports to senior leadership and have productive discussions with external auditors
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing