Control & Reporting Manager

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Auto req ID: 229611BR

Job Description

The role is a key member of the team responsible for implementing the PepsiCo Global Template (PGT) Controls solution across the FLNA deployment markets.

With the assistance of his/her management structure and vendor partners the candidate will be responsible for supporting key integration efforts for the project, including defining business requirements for internal controls and security governance, assess business and IT processes for risk, identify automated or manual controls to mitigate risk, consuming project reference materials for risk understandings (e.g., functional/technical specifications), documenting internal controls or security governance content, developing processes to operationalize the control and security governance processes and participating in meetings to support the continued presence of the security governance and internal controls team on the project.

To ensure success, the position must actively participate in Agile project implementation as a scrum team member to:

  • Identify process risk areas
  • Assess risk likelihood and impact
  • Design/Localize key controls
  • Align controls mitigation with control and process owners
  • Implement controls to markets through training and support from go-live through hyper care

Key Accountabilities

Participate in the successful integration of the project controls team to the project sprint activities

  • Actively engage and consult on risks and controls to business process and control owners on solution optimization, simplification, and standardization decisions
  • Define requirements for IT general controls and SODs
  • Assess business and IT processes for risk
  • Identify automated or manual controls to mitigate risk
  • Consume project reference materials for risk understandings
  • Document internal controls content
  • Develop processes to operationalize controls (includes training key stakeholders)
  • Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values
  • Participate in key Sprint planning, retrospectives and other key ceremonies
  • Collaborate with scrum teams to implement and deploy the Global Template controls framework leveraging Agile methodology
  • Coordinate and work closely with internal PepsiCo controls

Support various project activities related to the SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), PWC Enterprise Insights, automation (e.g., UI Path) and data analytic suite of tools (e.g., Tableau).

  • Define business requirements for control tools
  • Assess analytics opportunities to strengthen manual controls execution
  • Develop processes to operationalize control tool processes
  • Document controls or security governance content in support of tools
  • Participate in meetings to represent the controls team and tool development
  • Coordinate with existing PGT program or legacy FLNA\\IT Control representatives
  • Communicate opportunities to key stakeholders and PGT FLNA Controls lead for consideration

Contribute to the alignment of the PGT Controls solution with existing IT and sector controls organizations’ strategies to ensure the ongoing success of all SAP controls solutions

  • Follow globally defined processes and content to support the governance of the controls solution across the FLNA deployment
  • Participate in the knowledge transition and training of BU/IT process and control owners
  • Work with various Control teams to extend project best practices to other sectors as required

Contribute to internal and external audit relationships to maintain a positive outlook on the progression of the PGT controls solution

  • Interact with audit teams to communicate the structure and design of the PGT controls solution while fielding audit team evidence and information requests
  • Work with IT Controls, FLNA Sector Control and IT teams to ensure holistic approach is taken to remediate Corporate Audit findings
  • Achieve “effective” pre-implementation audit results for controls work stream

Partner with vendor team members to continuously improve work plan effectiveness and to obtain high value from vendor contract investments

  • Monitor the project’s vendor relationships, raising concerns and discussions as needed
  • Collaborate with vendor team members to plan and execute project activities as priorities and demand appear
  • Ensure PepsiCo knowledge transition to vendor team members remains strong as new areas of activity are explored
  • Support the PGT Controls lead in various vendor relationship management activities such as deliverable quality review, budget management, strategy planning and vendor issue management.

Coach and mentor team members on tactical execution of PGT project to fuel future careersuccess

  • Lead work streams and/or other team members as directed by PGT Controls lead on a including the assignment of responsibilities and ensuring assignments are completed timely and with quality
  • Act as a senior team member within the control team, including developing, and retaining a highly skilled and engaged team capable of delivering high quality output while maintaining an effective GCS environment
  • Coach team members on navigating the project activities and developing to promote effective self-development and future career success


  • Bachelors in Business, Accounting, Finance or Information Systems
  • 5+ years of control, technology risk and/or finance experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of SAP technical processes and configuration (preferred)
  • Previous Big 4 and/or consulting experience (preferred)
  • CISA, CISSP, CIA, PMP, Agile, Six Sigma or other equivalent certification (preferred)
  • Thorough understanding of PepsiCo business processes / policies and associated risk
  • Strong understanding of the PepsiCo Global Control Standard (GCS)
  • Broad understanding of compliance, audit, IT controls, business controls and segregation of duties (SoD) activities
  • Working knowledge of basic SAP security & control concepts
  • Ability to identify and propose technical solutions to meet automated control requirements
  • General understanding of the key process areas within the program (e.g., Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Report, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Openness to best practices and new approaches
  • Problem solver and intellectually curious with positive and resilient character
  • Agile Project Life Cycle Experience
  • Strong organizational skills with proactive engagement style
  • Experience working within a SAP implementation and/or as a member of a global team
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate across international, multicultural and virtual teams
  • Ability to contribute effectively with a team of people working closely together over extended time periods
  • Outgoing and self-starter
  • Team player and naturally motivating others
  • Multi-tasking and stress tolerant
  • Articulate and persuasive resource with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate professional creativity, analytical thinking capacities, influential impact on others
  • Ability to train other resources and knowledge transfer
  • Integrity and strong cultural awareness
  • Creative, comfortable in finding opportunities and solutions
  • Ability to efficiently work with all levels in an organization
  • Experience in stakeholder/expectation management in large organizations (preferred)
  • Appreciation for GDPR, data security, retention policies, schedule of authority, and other compliance requirements

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

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Mid-Senior level


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