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Director - Global SOX Leader

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Tel Aviv, IL, 972

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 leads and manages the SOX team and all SOX aspect. They will define the overall Teva SOX scope and will work with management and key owners across various business functions and location within the organization which will include interviews of Executive Management. The responsibilities include risk assessment and evaluation of design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.
Global SOX Compliance leader reports to the Sr Dir Accounting, Finance Management.




  • Lead and Mange SOX Compliance team, provide leadership, supervisor and professionally. 
  • Lead SOX and GRC strategy. Consolidate deficiencies, evaluate magnitude, and report it to management. Monitor and promote remediation plan. 
  • Assist with key initiatives and projects such as risk & control assessment associated with changes in accounting systems (ERP), accounting rules, audit / SOX standards, and organizational structures. 
  • Develop and maintain positive work relationships with management with different organizational levels across various business functions' interview upper management.  
  • Collaborate with management to promote control consciousness and develop an effective & efficient internal control environment.   
  • Work in cooperation with Internal Audit, Global Compliance, Management and our External Auditors to ensure the adequacy of Teva’s ICFR.
  • In addition, collaborate with IT Compliance Department in testing of IT system and access controls.  
  • 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. 
  • Mange team and provide leadership, supervisor and professionally. 
  • Other projects and duties as required/assigned.
  • Travel Requirements: Travel is required time to time as needed, but not on a regular basis.




  • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting or business related field.
  • Education Preferred: Master’s degree from an accredited university in accounting or business related field.
  • Experience Required:
    • Minimum 5 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, Oracle
  • Experience Preferred:
    • Big 4 public accounting experience
    • Previous audit experience and knowledge of SAP. 
  • Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications needed:
    • Professional certification i.e.; CPA, CIA, or CISA.
    • 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.
  • 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, but not required.


Job-specific Competencies


  • Critical thinking: Ability to extract and synthesize information and draw conclusions.
  • Analytical thinking: Strong analytical and organizational skills with high attention to detail.
  • Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with cross functional personnel at various organizational levels.  
  • 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.
  • Work with diversity: Ability to work with diverse cultures and languages within global organization. 



Sub Function


Reports To

Sr Dir Accounting, Finance Management II (US Generic)

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