Audit Analyst

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 156624

Position Title: Financial Analyst

External Description:

We’re EA—the world’s largest video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles—Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Battlefield, and Star Wars, to name a few. But maybe you don’t know how we’re committed to creating games for every platform—from social to mobile to console—to give our consumers that anytime, anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

Global Audit Departmental Overview

Global Audit is an independent and objective assurance and business advisory organization designed to provide assurance to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, add value to senior management and improve EA’s operations. It helps EA to accomplish its business objectives by bringing a top down, risk-based approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control, and governance processes.

The Global Audit organization reports directly into the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

Main Purpose of the Role

The Audit Analyst will play an active role in supporting EA’s risk and compliance program. This role will work with and report to the Global Audit, Operational Audit Manager to assist in the development and execution of audit objectives and detailed test procedures that determine effectiveness and efficiency of control structure and operating processes. This position will primarily support the EA operational audit program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support financial, operational, strategic and compliance audits
  • Identify risk and dependencies and understand the risk/control relationship within area of responsibility.
  • Through detailed testing, evaluate the effectiveness of control and governance processes as well as the reliability of reporting information and ensuring that policies and standards are respected.
  • Assess and evaluate the risk of how IT systems and technology are managed and secured in accordance with leading frameworks and internal policies, procedures, processes, and controls.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of processes and technologies deployed to meet business objectives and protect sensitive information.
  • Perform regular and ad hoc analysis to support the audit approach.
  • Support the reporting process, including obtaining business partner acceptance and engagement.
  • Perform follow-up of corrective actions for audit findings and recommendations.
  • Perform quarterly follow-up audits and supports quarterly reporting as needed.
  • Recognize different cultures and business practices in various locations and develops partnership with business process owners to strengthen controls.
  • Assist Operational Audit Manager with Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERA) and Annual Fraud Assessment.
  • As and when needed, support the department’s SOX program, including business process and IT general controls testing, plus IT security audits.

Experience and Knowledge Required

  • 2+ years’ experience in a public accounting firm or a public company internal audit and compliance department.
  • Previous exposure to US GAAP, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) audit standards, COSO internal control framework, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of standard business processes and controls.
  • Prior experience in applying data analytics to audit is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge and working use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Experience in ERP systems (preferably Oracle R12), Tableau and other financial/operational systems, a plus.
  • Working knowledge of general IT controls, privacy principles for protecting sensitive data (e.g., personal identifiable information and intellectual property, and emerging technologies (e.g., cloud computing, source code repositories, software development tools, etc.).
  • Prefer Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Audit (CIA), Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or working towards either.

Competencies

  • High integrity and ethical standards.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations, and to drive results.
  • Exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills; solution-oriented individual.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and strives to produce quality work.
  • Is a team player, with the ability to build relationships at all levels across the organization.
  • Views challenges as opportunities.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Openness to different ideas and accepts change.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (+/-25% travel)

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-07-17 23:35:05.86

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