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New York Times Senior Auditor in New York, New York

Job Description




R eports to :

Executive Director, Internal Audit for all projects or specific assignments.

P urpose /R eason for P osition

To plan and execute financial and operational audits of the activities of The New York Times Company to determine adequacy of internal controls, efficiency of operations, fairness of reported financial data, and compliance with the Company’s financial policies and procedures.


  • Plans the scope, timing, and objectives of financial and operational audits as well as special projects. Ability to work effectively with Information Technology auditors to perform integrated internal reviews across key business processes and projects.

  • Develops or updates audit programs for each assignment based on risk assessment or pre-audit fieldwork.

  • Develops Audit Plan including time and dollar budgets.

  • Conducts fieldwork in accordance with Audit Plan and approved programs and guidelines.

  • Completes work with direction and oversight and contributes to the success of the work.

  • Effective at working with team members and external auditors and experience with SOX control walkthroughs and testing, including the design of key controls.

  • Keeps the Executive Director and Vice President updated on the status and progress and key issues of each engagement.

  • Presents or assists in presenting oral or written reports to management during and at the conclusion of each engagement.

  • Communicates audit recommendations to management and performs follow-up reviews, as required, to assess the implementation status of prior audit recommen­dations.

  • Performs administrative and professional duties such as insuring staff’s familiarity and compliance with the administrative policies promulgated by the Vice President.

  • Assists Vice President in specific assignments or other departmental matters as required.



  • Audit Committee

  • CEO

  • CFO

  • Financial Directors

  • Shared Service Center (SSC)

  • Operating Managers within business units

  • Vice President Corporate Internal Audit

  • Ernst & Young


  • Ernst & Young

  • SSC

  • Corporate Departments: Controller, Human Resources, Legal, Tax, Treasury


Proficient at analyzing large data sets, interpreting data, and documenting anomalies in data to strategically perform audit testing; knowledge in use of data analytics software tool (i.e. ACL)

Skills with collecting, interpreting, and identifying patterns and trends in data.

Digital media experience and subscription-based accounting or audit experience with an effective working knowledge of subscriber revenue recognition, reporting, reconciliations, and key financial & operational audit concepts

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must have good analyti­cal and interview skills or experience.

At least 3 years of audit experience with a firm of certified public accountants or a large publicly owned corporation is a plus. Compensating experience in other related disci­plines will also be considered, however digital media related experience is preferred.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting or MIS. A Certification in Public Accountancy (CPA) is required. Must be able to travel, if necessary, to complete job assignments.


“This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, require­ments, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.”


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

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