Bristol Myers Squibb Business Control Functions in SÃO PAULO, United States

The local market BCF provides essential guidance and support to commercial management and key business process owners in the local market Business Unit (BU) regarding internal controls over financial reporting, operational issues, fraud concerns and compliance with anti-bribery and corruption regulations. Local BCF must be well-versed in and able to provide guidance regarding corporate policies and directives. The local BCF also provide assistance to Compliance & Ethics from time-to-time, including regarding investigations conducted under the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrines. Key to the success of the local BCF is a desire to gain knowledge and experience in the BU, local market operations, the ability to collaborate with key management in a consultative manner, and provide guidance on the appropriate resolution of issues, as well as the ability to gain the confidence and support of local managers to ensure appropriate input and dialogue regarding potential risks. The local BCF candidate should be broad in their experience and passionate about risk management.


•Primary support for local market, and active participant in BCF Center of Excellence (CoE) on strategic projects. Such strategic projects provide an opportunity to manage other local BCF associates with guidance from the CoE.•Position reports directly to the local Controller, with guidance and governance provided by the BCF CoE.Skills Required:•Certified Public Accountant or equivalent strongly desired. Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner designations also desirable. Past experience working in pharmaceutical or similarly risky compliance environment desirable but not a necessity.•Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (or similar local legislation), and local/regional industry codes governing interactions with healthcare professionals and organizations is desirable.•3-5 years experience in top Public Accounting firm Audit function, preferably with a Big 4 firm; 3-4 years in Internal Audit or similar role. •Understanding of the importance of presenting findings objectively, accurately, and comfort doing so in the presence of senior management.•Detail-oriented, hands-on management of tasks, including willingness to executed detailed transactional testing.•Ability to execute a comprehensive risk assessment, including financial, operational, compliance and fraud risk factors, in collaboration with senior leadership and operational management.•Appreciation of key compliance risks facing global pharmaceutical manufacturers or desire to attain such knowledge.•Past experience conducting investigations or desire to assist with such.•Understanding and appreciation of manual versus automated general computer and application controls.•Experience working with data analytics, including Tableau, Excel, etc.•Strong understanding of internal controls and continuous monitoring processes.•In-depth knowledge of accounting principles (both GAAP and local accounting principles or IFRS) and leading industry practices.•Strong, proven leader and influencer, and facilitator of change, in environment of change, complexity and uncertainty.•Ability and comfort in delivering training.•Past experience or desire to learn about conducting third-party risk assessments and monitoring activities (e.g., distributors, contract sales organizations, etc.).•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.•Fluency in English.

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