Overall purpose of the job :
Responsible for fulfillment of the Compliance programs and activities in BU China (Pharm, Consumer, OTC, JRD) and BU Hong Kong and Taiwan cross-sector and Compliance SLA with the Business Sectors including CHCs, walkthroughs and operational testing, documentation of management testing results, remediation monitoring, and corporate reporting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Responsible for providing and maintaining compliance support for Business Units (BU) within Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China.
Involves in risk assessment by identifying key areas of focus for financial and operational risks. Establishes compliance roadmaps, which summarize key compliance activities and strategies for implementation
Manages and facilitates internal audit / risk-based reviews and SOX testing support coordination by partnering with key business stakeholders, SOX Compliance, and Global Audit & Assurance team in identifying and remediating controls gaps
Performs advisory and consultation related to accounting standards interpretation and implementation, adoption of new control requirements as per ICH, WWP and DTPs
Involves in due diligence reviews for various acquisitions, divestitures, and transitions. Performs and reviews test procedures on critical controls
Monitors agreed corrective action plans as a result of risk management, SOX testing and due diligence reviews including reporting to senior management
Complete standard Compliance document requirements : Risks and Control Matrices (RCM), Hand-offs, Standard Operating Procedures and critical reports and spreadsheets among others as required by global SOX 404 guidelines.
Perform controls walkthrough, operational testing, health checks and other related test procedures and discuss the findings with the process owners.
Work closely with the business process and IT team members to communicate compliance requirements, documentation standards, sign-offs and review processes.
Act as liaison for internal management, external auditors PwC group reporting requirements) and business associates
Manage a team of direct reports through proper coaching and development
Other tasks that maybe assigned by the AsPac Regional Compliance Manager or Regional Compliance Head.
Job requirements :
Bachelor's degree in Accountancy; Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
At least 4 years supervisory experience in accounting / internal audit / compliance function
Minimum of 10 years work experience with highlight to the following areas : Deep knowledge of and understanding of financial processes, shared services and related subject matter Solid understanding of internal controls, risk management, financial systems, development and / or production support Strong knowledge of financial process and system controls required for compliance Strong knowledge of SOX 404 requirements
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Strong influencing and persuasion skills
Works efficiently and effectively at a minimum supervision and works well under pressure
Experience in performing financial audits of financial processes and systems required
Experience in developing and managing audit programs (desirable)
Experience working in the Asia Pacific region (desirable)
Proficiency in basic MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) required
Working knowledge of SAP (or other ERPs) an advantage
Demonstrates professional maturity, dedication, and strong commitment
Willing to work on extended hours during critical deadlines if necessary
Willing to travel (as needed)
Sector : Supporting cross-sector BU (Medical, Janssen, Vision Care, Consumer *) within Hong Kong, Taiwan and China
Location : Paranaque, Philippines