Sanofi Group Internal Control Business Partner – North America, Bridgewater, NJ in Bridgewater, New Jersey
The Internal Control Business Partner is accountable for overseeing the Internal Control program for an end to end process as documented by the Internal Control Manual. This role will be critical to ensure Internal Controls are optimized to maximize the value over the end to end process for related stakeholders. This role will support the entire region across all GBUs. In addition, each Business Partner Role may also have a Global Business Unit, Global Support Function, and/or Country Business Partner responsibilities (ie. Consumer Healthcare, Canada, Pasteur, etc.). This role will focus on Demand-to-Cash processes across the region.
Lead Business Partner and interface to Process Owners/Control owners within end to end process, GBU/GSF/Country specific stakeholders
Accountable for pre-post integration activities within process / business (ex. BioVerativ, Consumer Healthcare, Pre-SHIFT/Post-SHIFT, etc).
Accountable to ensure implementation of the full scope of the Internal Control Manual including Mandatory, Severe Impact Controls and FCF controls.
Leads Internal Control Campaigns for Self-Assessments, Design Effectiveness, Updates of any process documentation, and Operational effectiveness testing / SOX as needed
Lead relationship with external auditors all internal control activities for respective end to end process and coordinate follow ups/interactions with business stakeholders
Support the business in updates to policies, controls, and process improvement projects, system implementations as well as exception requests, etc.
Responsible for annual scope documentation and control optimization/harmonization for end to end process
Effective management of control gaps/action plans with appropriate coordination and leadership escalation - Ensure stakeholder awareness and buy in to action to resolve control gaps
Maximize value to stakeholders through process improvement ideas to build a more sustainable/simplified control environment – Lead/support projects through implementations as needed
5+ years of relevant experience in external/internal audit – CPA preferred
Solid grasp of concepts on a wide array of Sanofi, evolving Sanofi technology platforms, controls, policies and process documentation
Proven ability to manage multiple projects, work effectively with cross-functional partners and drive process improvement initiatives across an organization,
Strong inter-cultural skills and eagerness to work in a very international setting,
Excellent organizational and analytical skills as well as communication skills to build commitment create adherence and report to management; proven ability to operate effectively under pressure and tight timeframes
Polished communication skills, including proven ability to actively listen to the needs of the business units and comprehend complex matters. Ability to present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations to Senior Management.
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