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Senior SOX Compliance Analyst

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

This position is a key member of the SOX Compliance Team for Teva Americas region (US, Canada, & Latam) and will report to the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Leader – Americas (Associate Director).  This position will work with management and key control owners across various business functions within the organization to coordinate and perform SOX activities.  The responsibilities include risk assessment and evaluation of design (walkthrough) and operating effectiveness (testing and documentation) of internal controls over financial reporting

Travel is required time to time as needed, but not on a regular basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities           

  1. Develop work plans for self-assessment of design and operating effectiveness of key SOX controls, perform and document process walkthroughs and detailed control testing in order to conclude on the effectiveness of SOX controls, and produce written reports and other documents with clearly organized thoughts.
  2. Assist with key initiatives and projects such as risk & control assessment associated with changes in accounting systems, accounting rules, audit / SOX standards, and organizational structures. 
  3. Develop and maintain positive work relationships with key control owners with different organizational levels across various business functions. 
  4. Collaborate with management to promote control consciousness and develop an effective & efficient internal control environment. 
  5. Assist external auditors with their SOX control audit.  
  6. Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures. 
  7. Other projects and duties as required/assignedPosition Requirements
  1. Critical thinking

    Ability to extract and synthesize information and draw conclusions

  2. Analytical thinking

    Strong analytical and organizational skills with high attention to detail

  3. Communication

    Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional personnel at various organizational levels.  

  4. Project Management    

    Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment by collaborating with and influencing cross functional personnel.  Deadline-focused, organized, exhibit problem-solving skills.

  5. Work with diversity        

    Ability to work with diverse cultures and languages within global organization. 

Qualifications

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting or business related field. Experience Required:               
  • Minimum 3 years of internal or external audit experience, comprising previous SOX experience in public accounting, consulting, or corporate internal audit.
  • Previous audit experience with a major ERP system:  i.e.; SAP, OracleSpecialized or Technical Knowledge Required:           
  • Strong understanding of internal control framework, business process analysis and risk assessment.  

•             Strong understanding of internal control framework, business process analysis and risk assessment.  

•             Strong understanding of GAAP

•             Strong MS Excel skills; proficient in all MS Office applications

•     Strong understanding of GAAP

•     Strong MS Excel skills; proficient in all MS Office applications

Education Preferred:     

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in accounting or business related field.

Experience Preferred:

  • Big 4 public accounting experience
  • Previous audit experience and knowledge in SAP. 

Licenses, Certifications Preferred:

  • Professional certification i.e.; CPA, CIA, or CISA.

Functional Knowledge: 

  • IT general controls & automated controls
  • Knowledge and general understanding of a major ERP system: i.e.; SAP, Oracle

Company/Industry Related Knowledge:

  • General understanding of the pharmaceutical industry is preferred

Function

Finance

Sub Function

Business Finance

Reports To

Associate Director (SOX Leader – Americas)

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


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