Jun 21, 2022

Job Description

20+! The number of countries supported by FC&C Team. The Financial Controls & Compliance will be responsible for supporting the Financial Controls & Compliance Manager in ensuring compliance.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Own controls, process, and system expertise from FC&C perspective, continuously enrich process knowledge through partnering with process GSO team, GFC&C, and FC&C community. Expert on SAP role design, SAP transactions, risk & role ownership, and have a good understanding of business processes in SAP environment from access and process controls perspective
• Hands on experience with SAP GRC Access Controls (e.g. definition of org rules, reporting, ad-hoc analysis) and SAP authorization concepts primarily in ECC. Work closely with the Risk Owners / Process Owners to complete quarterly Segregation of Duties and Critical Action reviews effectively and timely
• Drive continuous access controls improvement, define, and implement solutions. Drive SoD and access control simplification and standardization. Hands on experience on Automation, RPA Processes and support the team in performing BOT activities
• Reduce the overall number of SoD conflicts across systems and processes. Continuously share the latest access controls updates, best practices, and access controls learnings with both FC&C as well as non-FC&C community, train role owners and risk owners on access controls and drive continuous up-skilling of role and risk owners in access controls
• Participate and support projects from access controls perspective. Ensure transparent, reliable, and agile stakeholder management
• FC&C Activities: Ensure testing of fully automated controls as per the plan, remediation etc. and ensure adherence to NFCM timelines. Support in Testing of Cockpits and Actual Violation reports (AVR) and timely completion. Ensure transparent, reliable, and agile stakeholder management
• Support in ensuring low number of internal control deficiencies, no overdue internal control or audit observations. Timely reporting of the control deficiencies to local and global stakeholders, maintain and improve customer service, adherence to SOX timelines and SOX 404 attestation processes. Internal and external audits, if required and support for remediation of agreed actions
• People management, incl. ensuring a high-performance work culture. Ensure workload balancing of the team supporting multiple initiatives, strong focus on Continuous Improvement initiatives, support transitions and knowledge transfer, monitoring critical deliverables

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

• CA/CPA/ACCA/ MBA/B.Tech Finance or Equivalent. 12 years of post-qualification experience (incl. IT Application Controls and SAP GRC, SAP security)
• Prior working experience in a large Audit firm, preferably Big 4. Experience with RPA, Automation Anywhere. Industry experience, Internal/Statutory/ SOX 404 Audit
• Business Process knowledge, project management skills with focus on driving performance and productivity. Analytical mindset and ability to understand situations, interdependencies and challenges in a holistic way
• Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Flexible and reacts to changes promptly and efficiently
• Proactive, result orientated and with a strong customer centric attitude. Strong continuous improvement mindset

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Hyderabad, AP
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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FC&C Manager - SoD CoS

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