1+ months

Global IT Controls Associate Specialist

Plano, TX 75074
Auto req ID: 219138BR

Job Description

Step up to the biggest challenge of your career and realize your potential when your determination meets our dynamic culture. Join PepsiCo Global IT Controls team supporting IT control agenda. You will gain exposure to emerging technologies and learn how to mitigate risks.

This position will report to the Global IT Controls Senior Manager and will work closely with international and domestic IT Controls and IT Teams to drive the control agenda in the following two areas. This role will reward opportunities for personal and professional growth by expanding technical knowledge for technologies introduced by PepsiCo CTO.

As a Global IT Controls Associate Specialist, you will utilize your IT controls and audit knowledge in supporting the overall CTO control agenda including:

  • Facilitate process / platform workshops to identify risks, design appropriate controls, implement control monitoring activities including performing testing services
  • Manage the CTO quarterly control testing and reporting process
  • Promote and provide training on the PepsiCo Global Control Standard (GCS) and PepsiCo IT control framework (PICT) to IT associates working in CTO
  • Support the control agenda for ad-hoc CTO projects

The second area of focus will be to drive governance of the IT cloud solution (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) initiatives:

  • Act as the control subject matter expert (SME) for all PepsiCo cloud solution governance questions
  • Review System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports
  • Work with CTO Enterprise Architect to document the current IT cloud landscape and develop a process to keep the landscape up to date
  • Act as the IT Controls contact on IT owned cloud solutions projects to ensure that appropriate processes, controls and roles and responsibilities are in place

Other responsibilities include:

  • Drive IT controls and global IT agenda in a matrixed operating environment to deliver an effective control solution
  • Collaborate with both international and domestic IT Controls and IT teams in the identification and documentation of IT risks, processes, controls, and procedures to address both areas of opportunities as well as new applications, platforms and/or processes
  • On-going standardization, alignment, optimization and evolution of PepsiCo IT controls framework to ensure control structure keeps pace with organizational changes and process developments
  • Develop appropriate materials to train and communicate PepsiCo IT controls framework to IT associates, both domestically and internationally
  • Coordination with internal and external audit, where necessary
  • Facilitate and participate with IT teams, workshops, and other sources of requirements information to plan the control environment



Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Advanced degree in IT, Finance, Accounting or IT Controls related topics
  • 6 plus years of experience in Information Technology, IT Audit or role involving review of internal risk and control processes with at least 3 years in public accounting (\"Big Four\" experience preferred)
  • 6 plus years of experience in designing, documenting, implementing and testing IT control processes in a public company environment as it relates to risks and controls in the Sarbanes Oxley realm and third-party managed environment (including cloud solutions)
  • Broad understanding of business and IT functions and processes
  • Knowledge of the financial reporting process and how they are supported by IT
  • Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Change Management, System Development Lifecycle, Information Security, IT Operations etc.)

Preferred Skills:

  • Relevant certification (e.g., CISA, CISSP, CISM) preferred
  • Strong IT control competency, solid critical thinking skills and communication/influence skills are needed to drive this initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate out of the box thinking when confronted with new ideas or change
  • Ability to work with IT staff, managers, and business representatives, both internal and external, domestic and international
  • Ability to self-define strategic objectives and develop project plan to deliver results within an ambiguous/undefined environment
  • Self-starter who demonstrates leadership skills and takes initiative
  • Self-starter who can drive in learning new technologies (RPA, Analytics, Web Solutions, Integration technologies) and bring others along
  • Willing/\"can do\" attitude
  • Ability to analyze and document system processes
  • Ability to teamwork effectively, especially in a matrix team environment
  • Ability to sustain quality work and meet deliverables within an intense operating environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2021-01-30

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