Manager, IT Controls Associate Analyst - ITGC_SAP

Job Description

Auto req ID: 189399BR

Job Description

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and share our PepsiCo vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

Come join our Global Business Services function that leverages our scale globally and strengthens and builds capabilities to fuel our growth

We are seeking a IT Controls Associate Analyst responsible to support IT general controls (ITGC) testing, documentation and reporting as well as support of the IT Control automation agenda. The role will also perform quality reviews of control owner/IT resource self-testing. The scope of the role will be global ITGC and project support. The IT Controls Associate Analyst will work closely with the global/sector IT Controls staff, sector/market IT function leads, corporate/external audit, and with sector/market Business Control teams.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Support Process and Control Owners on the effective design of control activities to mitigate risks identified, and in the creation of the necessary documentation requested for control methodology
  • Act as a liaison with IT Control peers and IT teams in support of the various change management and project activities
  • Investigate technical and process issues to recommend resolutions or enhancement opportunities within the control’s solution
  • Contribute to global IT Control transformation and optimization initiatives
  • Execute quarterly testing agenda, coordinating and supporting IT teams (e.g., process owners, control owners, IT Control) in conducting regular control testing and reporting, and obtaining quarterly certifications
  • Identify, develop and deploy automation tools to conduct global IT Control testing
  • Review quality of control self-testing evidence and follow up with Process and Control Owners on deficiencies
  • Support GCS portal quarterly processes and manage updates to controls following defined processes
  • Report major risks and testing results to management on a regular basis
  • Review testing documentation and proposed changes. Work with vendors and sector contacts to share better ways of working together and testing effectively
  • Support Process and Control Owners on the preparation and execution of internal and external audits
  • Work with IT teams to ensure holistic approach is taken to remediate Corporate Audit findings, developing remediation plans, assure mitigation, and drive timely closure of remediation activities

Key Competencies Required:
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work and deliverables; capable of multi-tasking
  • Ability to present (written and oral) and defend design decisions across functional areas
  • Possess good decision-making skills and must have excellent communication skills (English required)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed, global and virtual organization

Key Qualification/Requirements:
  • Minimum of 4+ years’ experience working in IT Controls
  • Experience of IT Audit roles or direct experience with internal risk and control processes
  • Experience in designing, documenting, implementing and testing IT control processes in a large company, including risks and controls associated with Sarbanes Oxley
  • Preference for public accounting and/or risk and control consulting experience from the "Big Four"
  • Experience working within a large IT organization’s governance and control function
  • Experience working with and deploying automated control testing solutions and tools (preferred)
  • Understanding of IT process areas (e.g. Security, Operations, Applications, Project Management, Service Management)
  • Knowledge of control frameworks/standards (e.g, CobiT, ITIL, NIST)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Very Fluent English required, second language advantageous
  • Willingness to travel 10-15%

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular