PRINCIPAL ANALYST, BUSINESS CONTROLS(Job Number: 1301851)
Works as part of a team responsible for managing Company-wide SOX-404 compliance, governance, reporting and testing, development and maintenance of core processes and the drive for continuous improvement. Assists with general risk assessment of BMS businesses and processes, internal control standards development, and testing scope assignments. Assists with communication plans and dissemination to Business Controls initiatives with the Internal Control Network, including Business Process Champions (BPC), for alignment and sequencing. 1.Support Global Business Controls Function activities and processes with a focus on productivity and continuous improvement in line with AS 5 requirements. 2.Support the Risk Assessment and SOX Scoping process for BMS to determine SOX internal control testing requirements. 3.Assist with coordinating the annual testing plan and the implementation of the testing and assessment activities in collaboration with the Internal Control Network and Business Process Champions. 4.Run weekly reports to monitor SOX testing progress against the testing plan, follow up on past due testing to ensure timely performance of testing to support company assessment. 5.Support analysis of remediation activities to ensure continuous improvement in BMS Key internal controls. 6.Support the analysis of quarterly representation letters to identify potential internal control issues and SOX deficiencies. 7.Support the analysis of Out of Period adjustments to identify potential internal control issues and SOX deficiencies 8.Act as a liaison for the Global Internal Control Networkto provide SOX support including researching and providing interpretations on various SOX related issues. 9.Assist in training colleagues on SOX requirements, including testing and documentation. 10.Assist in the preparation of slides for presentation to senior management and the Audit Committee. 11.Perform special projects on an ad hoc basis.
EDUCATIONDegree - BS/BA or equivalent, MBA or other advanced degree desired. Certification – CPA or equivalent required Language – English required, fluency in second language a plus. Regulations - Understanding of US GAAP and the Sarbanes Oxley Act. And a general knowledge of PCAOB standards.
PRIOR EXPERIENCETwo to five years experience in public accounting, internal audit and/or internal controls assessment positions. Experience with a Big Four as well as with the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
TECHNICAL SKILLSOral/Written – Ability to present concisely and descriptively in both oral and written format to a diverse audience at multiple levels within the company. Process Design and Analysis – In depth understanding of organizational requirements for effective and efficient control environment delivery. Computer Skills - Excel/Word/PowerPoint capability required. SAP, SAP BI, and SharePoint a plus.
OTHERTravel – minimal Location – Position will be based in Plainsboro, NJ. Career Development –participate in continuous education/certification program in area(s) of special interest.
Job Function: Audit
Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Plainsboro
: Corp Staff - Finance/Audit
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