Audit Associate Audit Associate …

in New York, NY
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 21 Oct 20
in New York, NY
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 21 Oct 20
Audit Associate
The energy of a newsroom, the pace of a trading floor, the buzz of a recent tech breakthrough; we work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We bring out the best in each other through collaboration. Through our countless volunteer projects, we also help network with the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.
Our Team:

Bloomberg's Global Finance department provides a wide range of key business services at Bloomberg including all aspects of customer billings to cash collection, revenue recording, vendor invoice processing and payments, regional treasury and cash funding, indirect tax, capital planning and fixed assets. Our department collaborates with many internal and external groups including Sales and Product, other Support Departments, CFOs, employees, customers, suppliers, tax departments and local bookkeepers. We ensure a high level of customer service while always looking for ways to strengthen our control environment, reduce risk for Bloomberg, improve processes and continue to add value for our internal and external stakeholders.

You're one of those people who:
  • Are passionate about data, analysis, processes and controls
  • Can spot exceptions or unusual trends
  • Likes investigating and digging into details
  • Loves coming up with innovative and viable suggestions for strengthening controls and improving processes and reports
  • Likes working independently while interacting with a diverse group of people
  • Has the smarts and flexibility to continually evolve their position

We'll trust you to:
  • Perform periodic independent and objective deep dive process reviews to identify opportunities to optimize and strengthen controls and identify efficiencies, both in process and automation
  • Develop and perform test plans to ensure that control self- assessments sign-offs are accurate - that controls are being performed and are working as designed
  • Issue reports to accounting management on a regular basis  identifying control weaknesses found, key metrics around findings and recommendations for improvement
  • Participate in the monthly close process and on-going analysis by running close reports and producing ad-hoc reporting using SAP BW reporting tools and advances Excel
  • Collaborate with team and BLP's Financial Risk Team to identify opportunities to improve controls and monitoring and help them work with the business to appropriately prioritize remediation of issues found
  • Develop, prepare and monitor analytical reports to proactively identify areas where controls may not be working effectively
  • Assist with special projects or ad-hoc reviews as needed

You'll need to have:
  • BS/BA with concentration in Accounting
  • 5+ years in external/internal audit, with a focus on operational reviews for controls and efficiency (College graduate is OK)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in reviewing system controls within business processes (application controls)
  • Experience performing data analytics within reviews to gain insight
  • Strong writing, communication and presentations skills
  • Strong presence with ability to interact with all levels of our organization, from independent contributors to Senior Leaders
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced, dynamic goal oriented environment
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do, roll-up your sleeves attitude
  • Excellent time/project management
  • The ability to work independently, think analytically, with the ability to conduct research, document processes, analyze data and resolve problems
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls

We'd love to see:
  • A CPA
  • ERP experience, preferably SAP R3, SAP HANA and SAP Business Warehouse

If this sounds like you:
Apply! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

Why Bloomberg?
Bloomberg is committed to diversity. It drives our innovation. At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. You'll be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services champions innovation and empowers clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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