Full Time Job

Manager Financial Compliance

Discovery

Gurugram, India 11-22-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Role
The Manager, Financial Compliance will be based in New Delhi, India and will report directly to the Senior Manager, Financial Compliance based in Warsaw, Poland. Works closely with business operators, including Global Business Services (GBS), the broader Finance community, Internal Audit, and external auditors on various controls and compliance initiatives, as well as business process best-in-class transformation projects. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that there is conformity in internal controls, identifying effective and efficient internal control frameworks for the business, recommending business process efficiency improvements, and will help realize the internal control transformation efforts internationally.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Review processes, controls, data, and reports with respective owners and identify gaps/opportunities for improvement of effectiveness and efficiency, while maintaining proper control compliance
• Review business processes and identify, assess, design, and document (narratives; flowcharts)
• Coordinate periodic control owner self-assessments, as applicable
• Provide advisory services to respective business owners and management with respect to internal controls, including best practices with respect to new business processes, initiatives, and system implementations
• Deliver SOX and COSO expertise to the organization that address control issues and provide process improvement opportunities
• Assist in monitoring to ensure that internal controls are updated according to changes to business (process changes; expansion; acquisitions; system implementations)
• Assist business partners with developing and executing remediation plans and track and monitor progress against agreed upon timelines.
• Cultivate a close relationship with Internal Audit and team
• Able to identify transformation and change in accounting/finance processes and systems
• Able to interact with accounting teams around the world
• Create presentations for senior management
• Make decisions guided by established policies and procedures
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Key skills / capabilities / experience
• University Degree in a relevant subject i.e. Finance, Economics, Business Studies
• Minimum of 4 years of experience and a strong understanding of US public company requirements such as SOX, US GAAP, and IFRS requirements
• Experience with designing and implementing internal controls in a SOX organization
• Strong understanding of operational accounting processes and best practices is preferred
• Experience with testing operational effectiveness of controls in a SOX environment is a plus
• Experience with SAP strongly preferred
• Ability to build effective relationships at all levels within the organization
• Experience working directly with internal and external auditors
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
• Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Capable of working and excelling in a changing environment
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
• Good English fluency
• Willing and able to travel at times (estimated approx. 15% to 20%), including internationally

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Company Profile
Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.