The Finance Rotational Program Associate will rotate through at least three departments within corporate Finance over a 2 year period. For example, Accounting, Treasury, and Internal Audit would be areas of focus for the associate. Each piece of the rotation will provide the associate with experience and exposure to internal processes. The ideal candidate will enter the role with 1 to 3 years of ‘Big 4’ or comparable experience.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Internal Audit: Assist in development of objectives, scope, audit plans and procedures for specified audit projects Work independently to perform audits of internal processes and controls Assist with audit planning and perform fieldwork and reporting for specified audits to ensure compliance with established company policies and procedures Responsible for evaluation/testing of internal controls associated with the company’s operating environment, corporate policy, and relevant laws/regulations Assist in the review and evaluation of the company’s internal controls over financial reporting in conjunction with the company’s annual Sarbanes Oxley assessment Review staff audit work and communicate results of internal audit activity to management verbally and in writing through established Internal Audit protocols Execute Internal Audit programs, and coordinate with and provide assistance to external auditors, as requested Contribute ideas and opinions to the internal audit team Develop and maintain effective relationships with the team and individuals throughout the organization Perform other Internal Audit related duties and projects as assigned during rotation
Treasury: Oversee and/or perform daily cash reconciliation, make recommendations for borrowings and repayments, and review wire requests to ensure accurate daily cash position Assist management team with weekly cash forecast by reviewing variances, coordinating with internal departments to analyze forecasted data, and analyze historical activity to use in making recommendations for short term forecasting Oversee/Approve electronic transfers of funds, including ACH and wire transfers Work with stores and banks to maintain vault setups and maintenance Oversee journal entries on operating accounts utilizing treasury workstation and work with accounting on analysis and support, as requested Interact with internal audit to ensure audit compliance and adequate control over cash and debt Prepare ad hoc analysis as required (e.g. support forecasting activities, analysis, requirements connected with bank/cash, audit, variance investigations, etc.) Treasury related projects as assigned
Accounting: Analyze complex financial data and extract and defines relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability Develop financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis Record, classify, and summarize financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles Update all required schedules for maintaining the balance sheet, completes bank and accounts receivable reconciliations Interpret financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions Apply a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verify documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies Responsible for compliance with SOX controls Perform special projects and other department related duties as requested throughout rotation program
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and understand English Ability to analyze and interpret data Ability to evaluate processes and procedures from a risk and controls perspective Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to the highest degree of professional standards Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects at one time with conflicting priorities Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner Ability to interact with all levels of management Ability to show use of good judgment and initiative to accomplish duties Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, etc) Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities
Education Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) in Finance, Accounting or related field
Related Work Experience Number Of Years Experience in internal auditing or public accounting 2-4 Big 4 or comparable experience preferred 2-4
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation Eligible to sit for CPA exam, or hold current CPA license
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment Some domestic travel may be required Must be willing to consider future relocation opportunities within Charter
Internal Number: 243020
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect more than 28 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our more than 98,000 employees.
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