NBC Universal Sr. Analyst, Assurance & Advisory (UPR Finance) in Orlando, Florida

Sr. Analyst, Assurance & Advisory (UPR Finance)

Park & Resort Operations


Universal Parks & Resorts is comprised of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. We are a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at all of our destinations. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Universal’s theme parks offer exactly the kind of vacation families crave – bringing together popular culture’s most compelling stories, characters and adventures to create some of the world’s most innovative and entertaining attraction experiences. These are immersive, next-level, adventures such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, outrageously fun attractions such as Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and highly themed, authentic experiences based on cutting-edge television, such as Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. We embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. Universal Parks & Resorts adheres to ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts provides world-class entertainment destinations with signature theme parks that create unparalleled entertainment.

JOB SUMMARY: To develop and conduct financial and operational audits/reviews/ studies with a control and process improvement focus. The Audit Project Manager will ensure the adequacy of, and compliance with, Universal Parks & Resorts (‘UPR’) policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, asset/information security and integrity, as well as the overall internal control environment. This position is responsible for developing proactive solutions, communicating potential impacts on the business, and will work closely with cross-functional partners and leadership to ensure business needs are met. The Audit Project Manager delivers value-added services to the organization through a consultative approach that includes process engineering, business analytics, and thought leadership.


  • Develop and conduct audits/reviews/studies that are efficient, customer focused, and provide value to the business; coordinate and document audit work papers, current/future state process maps, and other deliverables

  • Work collaboratively across the business to drive value through participation in consulting projects and ad hoc requests

  • Communicate observations and useful findings across all levels of a multifaceted organization

  • Assist with Annual Risk Assessment and Audit Plan development

  • Provide assistance to other Internal and External Audit functions and projects as necessary

  • Attend various technical and professional trainings, including all required Environmental, Health & Safety sessions


  • Critical thinking capabilities, specifically when considering internal controls and their application to business processes and risk assessments

  • Strong documentation, executive report writing, and presentation skills

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel

  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to take ownership, work independently, and produce accurate and timely results

  • Capable of balancing competing priorities while working on a variety of activities that span across many different functions

  • Process improvement conceptual and/or applications knowledge (Lean/Six Sigma)

  • Proficient financial, statistical, and analytical capabilities

  • Ability to turn information into insights

  • Emerging leader capabilities

  • Foundational technical auditing and accounting knowledge

  • Strong facilitation and consulting skills with the ability to interact well with others on a direct basis.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree is required (Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field)

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • CPA or MBA

  • CIA (IA)


  • Six Sigma Certification


Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Parks & Resorts via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Parks & Resorts HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Parks & Resorts. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Parks & Resorts as a result of the referral or through other means.


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