Manager II, Global Audit

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Electronic Arts Incorporated
Redwood City, CA
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Posted 34 Days ago
Electronic Arts Incorporated
Redwood City, CA
job - , paid
Posted 34 Days ago
Closed

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Manager II, Global Audit Company: Electronic Arts Location: Redwood City Posted on: July 18, 2019 Job Description: SunIRef:it Manager II, Global Audit Electronic Arts 450 reviews Redwood City, CA 94065 Job Insights Requisition Number:****** Location:Redwood City Date Opened:2019-05-28 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. 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. This role is a key manager for EA's compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) and in support of EA's commitment to quality internal controls over financial reporting. This manager will report to the US-based Director, Global Audit and will work closely with the IT Audit Manager, other department leadership, members and business process owners across EA in the assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness of EA's internal control environment. What a Manager II, Global Audit SOX does at EA Management, leadership, and coordination for SOX compliance assessment and evaluation deliverables for the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting Partner with the IT Audit Manager to drive overall SOX program management (risk assessments, scoping, etc.) using qualitative and quantitative data and methods Collaborate with local and regional business leadership team members and process owners (including members of Finance, Legal, HR, Global Risk Compliance, business units, external auditors, and other internal and external parties, as necessary) to ensure SOX adoption in their regions and organizations. Provide meaningful and value-added recommendations and improvement opportunities that provide clarity and drive positive change as well as action from management Be responsible for communication of business process control observations and prepare updates and messaging to the SOX Steering Committee, Audit Committee, and Finance leadership on a regular basis Be, and be perceived as, a subject matter expert providing a deep understanding of EA's financial information, business processes, systems and internal controls and how they interrelate Partner with the IT Audit Manager in the development, execution and continual evolution of effectiveness of the SOX program strategy and execution including project management, knowledge management and transfer, and change management, with respect to SOX compliance Lead and develop a team of business process SOX professionals in the execution of the SOX program deliverables responsible for their career development and annual goal attainment Ensure the competency and active development of assigned staff (including International audit standards and procedures, and the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). New literature applicable to SOX and internal controls (e.g. PCAOB requirements, SEC, etc.) In consultation with Global Audit leadership, and where appropriate: o Lead and manage financial, operational, strategic and compliance audits from end-to-end, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-ups on business remediation efforts o Proactively design operational work programs that evaluate the effectiveness of control and governance processes in non-financial processes as well as the reliability of reporting information ensuring policies and standards are respected within EA o Review audit deliverables including meeting minutes, risks and objectives, workpapers, and reporting, leading problem-solving and decision-making as needed. Have an eye for detail, provide constructive feedback and ensure audit findings are adequately supported; ensuring audit standards are maintained. o Manage any potential conflicts of interest and report these to the Director, Global Audit. Special Considerations Must be willing to travel internationally. Usually once or twice a quarter and up to two weeks at a time (will include weekends). The next great Manager II, Global Audit SOX also needs to be, or have a proven track record as: A bachelor's degree in a related discipline; CPA or European / International equivalent e.g. ACA, ACCA An effective manager and leader by influence, as well as a direct line manager, in a US multi-national SOX environment Strong business acumen and understanding of functional linkages. Ability to interact and/or manage cross-functional teams (Operations/Finance) to assist in the creation of integrated system requirements and provide all departments with control expertise; General understanding of IT general controls, application controls and how they relate to business processes; A strong communicator, with excellent written and spoken English (other languages also considered favourably) A confident, articulate presenter to executive groups adjusting style and technique for different audiences (short-listed candidates will be asked to role-play a short presentation during interview) Ability to work effectively across multiple time zones and cultures A manager with advanced knowledge of auditing and control practices, and experience managing a local and remote team Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), with Oracle skills a plus A high level of integrity and attention to detail An ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new or uncertain/complex/ambiguous business contexts, take ownership and drive pragmatic results after appropriate consultation with Global Audit leadership Exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills; solution-oriented individual A team player, with the ability to build trusted relationships across within the Global Audit team, EA Finance, broader EA functional groups, external auditors and with other external partners Desirable Skills Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) designation Experience in external audit financial assurance services At least seven years of related experience Working knowledge of internal audit standards and the International Professional Practices Framework Working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. Electronic Arts - 5 hours ago - original job report job On Company Site

Skills

auditing, internal audit, internal controls, sarbanes-oxley, financial reporting, risk management, finance, external audit, ifrs, us gaap, it audit, governance, assurance, certified public accountant, business process

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