Sr. Director, Internal Audit & Risk Management (SOX
Company: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Posted on: April 11, 2021
US-MA-Marlborough Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma America (SDPA) is
currently looking for a Sr. Director, Internal Audit & Risk
Management (SOX) to join our team in Marlborough, MA (currently
100% remote). The Sr. Director, Internal Audit & Risk Management
provides support to the VP Internal Audit & Risk Management in
continued development, implementation, and management of SDPA's SOX
Program. Primary responsibilities include day to day management and
oversight of SDPA's SOX program including the design and execution
of the financial and IT test of design and operating effectiveness.
Using a risk-based approach for identifying key risks to the
integrity of the company's financials, identifying key control
activities, evaluating their design effectiveness and confirming
through appropriate testing operating effectiveness of the key
controls. Risk and control documentation should be reviewed at
least annually and supporting narratives and process flows updated
to evidence the review of the related risk and control
assessment.-- The Sr. Director Internal Audit & Risk Management
will work closely with management teams in developing audit
recommendations; prepare audit reports documenting audit scope,
procedures, findings and recommendations for the Management. The
Sr. Director will also be responsible for developing and utilizing
metrics to measure adherence to implementation of control
recommendations as a result of audit findings. Will assist with the
development of common processes, policies and procedures to
mitigate risk; communicate and educate effectively to business and
process owners on the importance of sound internal controls.-- Some
travel is required. Essential Functions:
- Oversee and manage the SDPA SOX activities
- Develop and implement (or assist, coordinate, and/or supervise
the development and implementation of) financial and IT SOX audit
- Assess and test (or assist, coordinate, and/or supervise the
assessment and testing of) existing and new controls to identify
financial statement-related risks.
- Assist with the development and implementation of policies and
procedures to mitigate identified risks.
- Assist with the development of the Company's annual risk
assessment and utilize the results of the risk assessment to
develop and recommend risk management strategy.
- Prepare audit reports and make findings and recommendations to
the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and senior
- Partner with internal business and department managers to
increase awareness of the importance of the internal audit and risk
management program, including managers' reporting obligations under
- Build strong, effective relationships within the Company to
foster a culture of ethical awareness and dedication to continuous
improvement of the Company's internal control environment and
- Form and lead teams (as appropriate) on multiple projects
within budget. Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
- MBA and CPA preferred.
- Minimum 10 plus years of internal/external auditing experience,
preferably within the pharmaceutical industry; IT audit and/or
regulatory compliance audit experience would be ideal.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Solid leadership and team development skills with an ability to
set objectives and drive to results.
- Ability to handle sensitive, confidential matters and exercise
sound discretion and judgment.--
- Demonstrated effectiveness operating in complex organizational
and regulatory environments.
- Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
- Proven ability to work with all levels of management and the
- Strong influencing skills and business judgment.
- Motivated, self-starter with ability to appropriately
prioritize issues and allocate resources. This position has a
critical impact on assuring and maintaining Company compliance with
multiple federal, state and industry regulations. Individual must
be flexible and able to work in a fast paced, high production
environment and be able to interact with all levels of personnel
within the organization. Individual must be well organized,
discreet, very detail oriented, able to follow complex directions
and capable of working on many issues simultaneously. #LI-GM1
Confidential Data :--All information (written, verbal, electronic,
etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.
Compliance :Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable
regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring
that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sumitomo
Dainippon Pharma America and affiliates are carried out with the
"best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.
Mental/Physical Requirements : Fast paced environment handling
multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as
necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires
ability to use a personal computer for extended periods of time.
Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R00604 About Us Sumitomo Dainippon
Pharma America (SDPA) supports certain affiliates of Sumitomo
Dainippon Pharma Group by providing professional shared services
expertise to achieve greater efficiencies and enable discovery,
development and commercialization of innovative treatments to help
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