Sony Corporation of America Staff Auditor in New York, New York
Sony Corporation of America, located in New York, NY, is the U.S. headquarters of Sony Group Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Music Publishing and Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. With some 900 million Sony devices in hands and homes worldwide today, a vast array of Sony movies, television shows and music, and the PlayStation Network, Sony creates and delivers more entertainment experiences to more people than anyone else on earth. To learn more: . POSITION SUMMARYAt the end of the day, it's much more than just numbers. For our audit team, it's about being as innovative as the products and content we create. Whether it's minimizing risk or providing consulting to our executives, they are constantly devising new ways to add value and efficiencies. They work hard and support every department with the necessary resources to optimize the business. To find effective strategies that turn negatives into positives. It's a career that requires tremendous integrity, scrupulous attention to detail and the drive to always think beyond the obvious.And that's not all. The future of internal audit is data analytics. By 2025 a majority of Fortune 500 CFOs anticipate that the audit profession will be dominated by data analytics, and artificial intelligence. Today, in 2017, we are seeking to recruit the most talented and energetic individuals with the experience and ability to help take our internal audit team towards that goal on an accelerated path.Sony Corporation of America (SCA) seeks a bright, motivated, detail-oriented audit professional for an Operational Audit position in our New York, NY office. This position will report to the Audit Director based in New York, NY and will be part of the audit team responsible for Sony's global recorded music and music publishing divisions and its US-based corporate functions. This position provides excellent international work experience and requires approximately 20% - 25% travel to top international destinations, as well as domestic travel. This is a hybrid role requiring 1-2 days per week onsite in our NYC office.*JOB RESPONSIBILITIES - Support financial, operational and system reviews domestically and internationally- Evaluate whether risks to the company are identified and minimized, acceptable internal policies and procedures are followed, resources are used efficiently and economically and the organization's objectives are effectively achieved- Represent the internal audit department on company initiatives and special projects, both domestic and international- Play a critical role in delivering a data analytics centered approach to the global internal audit program. Use data driven analytics to identify risk areas and deliver audit results with impact to senior management.- Progress the development of cutting edge technology using data visualization software, such as Qliksense, to integrate data across the complex global landscape of our business- Assist management with enterprise risk assessment and annual audit plan development- Contribute to internal department initiatives, such as training and development, updates to internal audit policies and procedures and other internal projects, as requestedQUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITIONYour qualifications and experience should include:- Bachelor's Degree required (Majored in Business, Accounting/Finance or related field preferred)- CPA or CIA preferred- Minimum of 1 year of progressive experience in a public accounting firm or private industry internal audit or finance/accounting department- Business process knowledge (such as Procure to Pay, Record to Report, Order to Cash)- Experience in applying data analytics and data modelling to audit, such as the design and development of data analytics tools or experience performing and reporting data analytics- Experience in data visualization software, such as Qliksense, is preferred.- SAP experience preferred- Foreign language proficiency a plus- Media or Entertainment industry experience is also a plus- Ability to travel internationally (+/-30% travel)- All candidates must be authorized to work in the USAAbout you:We need someone who is a critical thinker with the ability to analyze data and communicate results across all levels of the organization both verbally and written. Your role will include assessing large sets of data, interviewing key stake holders and communicating findings with impact. We need you to have a sense of organization, accuracy, consistency and attention to detail. In addition, we are looking for someone who is flexible, maintains an open mind and is committed to achieving goals as a team.In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer an environment and culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for you to thrive as part of Sony's purpose to "fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology".Benefits:SCA offers benefits-eligible employees (generally regular employees scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week) a comprehensive benefits program that offers coverage and support for employees and their family's physical, emotional, and financial well-being.What we offer you:- Comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage with coverage for spouses/domestic partners and child dependents, including access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)- Employee assistance plan and comprehensive behavioral health benefits- Fertility benefits, including surrogacy, and adoption assistance programs- Basic and supplemental life insurance for employees as well as supplemental life insurance coverage for their spouses/domestic partners and children- Voluntary benefits such as group legal, identity theft protection, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance- Short-term & long-term disability plans- Paid parental and caregiver leave- 401(k) Plan with pre-tax, Roth, and after-tax options and company match which vests immediately- Education assistance and student loan programsOther Programs:- Time off to include vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, Summer Fridays (early release), and a winter break between Christmas and New Year's Day (based on business needs)- Referral bonuses (subject to eligibility)- Matching gift program- A wide variety of employee business resource groups (EBRGs)- Special discounts on Sony products, offered exclusively to Sony employees- Employee stock purchase plan (Sony covers commissions and fees for your Sony stock purchases made through after-tax payroll deductions)- Annual incentive bonusThe anticipated annual base salary for this position is $80,000 to $90,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.#LI-BC1Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Corporation of AmericaSony Corporation of America provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Corporation of America, Human Resources Department, 25 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please indicate the position you are applying for.While SCA does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there are certain Sony offices that require employees to be vaccinated in order to enter. If you will be located at or travel to those offices, you will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccination status or any indication of a possible request for a vaccination accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.*Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.