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        Cox Enterprises Summer 2018 Internship

        February 6, 2018 By Colby Lakas

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        Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company in Atlanta, is hiring an Audit Services Advisory & Assurance Intern for Summer 2018. Applications will be accepted through February 16th.

        Overview

        The Cox Enterprises Audit Services (AS) team is a value-added internal advisory and assurance group that acts as a business partner to all Cox entities, the Cox Enterprises management team, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, and the external auditors.

        The mission of AS is to provide independent and objective advisory and assurance services designed to add value and improve the company’s operations.  AS helps the company accomplish these objectives by utilizing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the Cox family businesses while also enhancing their compliance controls and mitigating their exposure to risk.

        AS is a development program for high-potential employees and a springboard for future company leadership.  We are seeking Summer interns for Summer 2018. Intern workload is targeted for a maximum of 40 hours weekly, but timing may be adjusted based on an intern’s availability.   All internships are located in Atlanta.

        Responsibilities

        AS interns will support Cox business units by conducting and completing advisory and assurance engagements scoped around the following approaches and methodologies:  Six Sigma process improvement, customer experience, market and business assessments, strategic alignment, mergers and acquisitions, data analytics,  financial and operational controls, regulatory compliance, and IT security and vulnerability.

        This program will provide extensive hands-on training as well as opportunities for formal classroom instruction.  As fulltime members of their assigned project teams, Interns can expect to be exposed to a broad range of experiences including:

        -     Business strategy and best practice design

        -     Process mapping, analysis, and improvement

        -     Risk and control assessments

        -     Networking with key project and business stakeholders

        -     Exposure to Company leadership

        Each intern will be assigned an Advisory & Assurance Manager for performance management and career development as well as an Advisory & Assurance Specialist to serve as their day-to-day mentor.

        Qualifications

        Professional Experience/Education

        Presently engaged in a bachelor’s or master's program with a concentration in accountancy, finance, consulting, information technology, information systems audit, and control or similar discipline.

        Minimum GPA of 3.2 on 4.0 scale is required

        High degree of academic and extracurricular achievement

        Work experience relevant to consulting or assurance a plus

        Relevant coursework completed

        Business Leadership/Skills

        Proven ability to work productively with people of diverse functional expertise and backgrounds; building and maintaining excellent working relationships; leading by example in embracing change, resolving conflicts, fostering positive team dynamics, and displaying team-orientation and personal integrity

        Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills demonstrating a consistent attention to detail; solid organization and workflow skills

        Proficiency with data analysis and process mapping applications; Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

        Professional Competencies

        Skilled interpersonally, exhibiting solid experience with collaboration, candor, openness, diplomacy, discretion, and integrity; easily establishing rapport and trust

        Results-oriented and self-motivated; demonstrated experience with quickly assimilating new knowledge and remaining current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

        Thriving on new challenges; Demonstrated experience with the following: working with little supervision; managing ambiguity and autonomy; flexibility to work in an unstructured environment; dealing effectively with uncertainty and change

        Other

        Up to 25% travel (flexibility based on classroom schedule/load)

        Eligibility to work in the United States