North America / United States / NY / New York City

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 88163-en_US / 88163



Corporate Internal Auditor – 88163

Finance and Corporate Development- USA New York, New York


Nielsen’s Corporate Audit Staff (CAS) is a fast-paced, dynamic, and highly-selective team. CAS serves not only as an independent internal audit function, but also as a leadership development program.  CAS provides objective assurance over Nielsen’s reported financials and has reporting accountability to Nielsen’s management team, Audit Committee, and External Audit partner.  As Nielsen is a global enterprise, CAS has audit responsibilities over 70+ countries. The team is geographically dispersed, but is tight-knit and mobile. In addition to audit work, CAS engages in projects that support process improvement and critical strategic initiatives. 


  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls by performing audits. This includes planning, scoping, hands on field work, and drafting audit reports
  • Identify control deficiencies, inconsistencies, and/or incidents of fraud or misconduct 
  • Present findings/recommendations to senior leaders. Partner with the business to develop remediation plans and support best practice sharing
  • Provide independent assurance on business compliance with policy, governance, and internal controls
  • Contribute to the development of audit process improvements, including the development of automated routines
  • Work on high impact projects related to process improvement, analytics, financial reporting, etc. and present results to senior leaders 
  • Embrace an analytical mindset to help identify and assess business risks
  • Have strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Domestic and international travel is required (30-50%)


CAS is not a traditional audit shop. We are looking for an associate who not only has technical auditing experience, but who wants to accelerate his/her career and position him/herself to become a future Nielsen leader.  Being analytical is imperative, but it’s also critical to have a big-picture mindset and understand enterprise-level risks.  We are seeking someone with excellent project management skills and the ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment, CAS associates are enthusiastic and self-motivated; they take initiative and seek out opportunities to create value for the organization. Since interacting with senior leaders is common, having strong communication skills and executive presence is critical. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area (finance, accounting)
  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting, finance, auditing, or equivalent 
  • Strong analytical, audit, investigative, and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding organization to manage multiple workstreams 
  • Natural interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization and across various cultures 
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Google Suite of products (preferable)
  • Understanding of data analytics/visualization tools: like SAP Business Objects, or related


Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: Remote

Travel:  Yes, Up to 50% of time

Relocation Approved: No