IT Controls Senior Analyst

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Auto req ID: 229889BR

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.

As a controls team member, the role’s objective is to support the delivery of a successful FLNA controls solution that meets the business risk appetite and leverages the PGT Controls solution template for localization. Key deliverables include the successful deployment of local risk controls matrices (RCMs), other key controls documentation (control test scripts, control activity narratives, manual control procedures), and training/knowledge share to control and process owners, including alignment with key stakeholders from the project and the global sustain organization, while leveraging data analytics to better address risk areas and gain efficiencies in monitoring activities.

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

  • Identify IT process risk areas (e.g., ITGC areas, SODs, Security Governance, etc.)
  • 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

  • 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
  • Participate in meetings to represent the security governance agenda
  • Coordinate with SOD Virtual and SAP Security Governance teams
  • Document controls or security governance content in support of tools
  • Participate in meetings to represent the controls team and tool development
  • 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 a holistic approach is taken to remediate Corporate Audit findings


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP experience
  • Previous Big 4 and/or consulting experience
  • Broad understanding of compliance, audit, IT controls, business controls and segregation of duties (SoD) activities
  • Demonstrated capability in understanding 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 a positive and resilient character
  • Agile Project Life Cycle Experience
  • 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

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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Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


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