Job Title: Internal Audit Manager, International
Reporting To: Internal Audit Director
Location: Wardour St, Soho, London, UK
Due to COVID-19, this role will likely start on a work-from-home basis until the office reopens.
Based in Soho, the cultural heart of London’s West End with a vast array of classic record shop and leading film companies, media offices and great restaurants. Regent’s Park is close enough for a lunchtime run, as are the delights of Piccadilly Circus and the shopping mecca of Oxford Street. It is conveniently walking distance from a number of London tube stations and mainline train stations.
The Activision Blizzard Internal Audit group is a global function with teams in North America and Europe, responsible for business process and IT audits, data analytics, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance across all Activision Blizzard entities, including King.
The International Internal Audit Manager role is based at the Soho office in London and will primarily be responsible for leading and executing finance and business process operational audits, and acting as a business partner and advisor on risks and controls. The role also involves overseeing and performing testing of SOX key controls, and working collaboratively with the IT and data analytics team to drive increased use of analytics and automation.
While the primary responsibilities cover Activision Blizzard’s International operations in Europe and Asia Pacific, the Internal Audit group is highly integrated and often works collaboratively on global and cross-regional (including North American) projects.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge & Skills
Our mission, to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment has never been more important. Through communities rooted in our video game franchises we enable hundreds of millions of people to experience joy, thrill and achievement. We enable social connections through the lens of fun, and we foster purpose and a sense of accomplishment through healthy competition. Like sport, but with greater accessibility, our players can find purpose and meaning through competitive gaming. Video games, unlike any other social or entertainment media, have the ability to break down the barriers that can inhibit tolerance and understanding. Celebrating differences is at the core of our culture and ensures we can create games for players of diverse backgrounds in the 190 countries our games are played.
As a member of the Fortune 500 and as a component company of the S&P 500, we have an extraordinary track record of delivering superior shareholder returns for over 30 years.
Our enduring franchises are some of the world’s most popular, including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, Candy Crush™, Bubble Witch™, Pet Rescue™ and Farm Heroes™. Our sustained success has enabled the company to support corporate social responsibility initiatives that are directly tied to our franchises. As an example, our Call of Duty Endowment has helped find employment for over 80,000 veterans.
Learn more information about Activision Blizzard and how we connect and engage the world through epic entertainment on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com.
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
For more than 40 years, Activision has been changing the way people play. In the process, we have built one of the largest portfolios of recognized brands and today we are one of the most valuable interactive entertainment companies in the world.