About The Coca-Cola Company
Everyone knows Coca-Cola. It’s the best-known product in the world. We’ve been making it since 1886 and it still tastes the same.
As a business, The Coca-Cola Company is constantly evolving – we develop new products, acquire great brands and pioneer new ways of doing things. We sell four of the world’s top five non-alcoholic sparkling drinks (Coke, Coke light, Sprite and Fanta) and 3,600+ products in over 200 countries, including water, juices, energy drinks, and even tea and coffee. Altogether, that adds up to more than 1.9 billion drinks around the globe every day.
In Eurasia Africa and Europe , we are present in 60 countries and organized as seven Business Units: Southern Africa (SABU); Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (RUB); Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia (TCCA); Middle East and North Africa (MENA); Central, East and West Africa (CEWA); Central and Southern Europe (CSE); and Western Europe (WEBU). These seven strong Business Units allow us to operate at scale while ensuring flawless delivery through local market operations working closely with our bottling partners who manufacture, package and distribute our soft drinks.
Global Business Services (GBS)
GBS, The Coca-Cola Company’s Global Business Services, is a multi-functional internal shared-services provider for a wide range of transactional services across all Coca-Cola business units, mainly within three functional areas: Finance, Human Resources and Procurement Operations. Our GBS main locations are Warsaw (Poland), Drogheda (Ireland), Buenos Aires (Argentina), San José (Costa Rica), Manila (Philippines), and Atlanta (GA, USA). With a highly capable and diverse team of currently approximately 1200 associates, we are providing services to our business units in Eurasia Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. On top of that we deliver a number of select services to Coca-Cola operations across the globe. In our focus to drive productivity for the world’s largest beverage company, we use the latest Cloud based technology in our GBS Hubs.
We offer our associates:
The Coca-Cola Company’s extraordinary heritage, our leading brands and the global scale of what we do.
The challenge of meaningful work – our unique global system offers constant opportunities to develop world-class skills and a truly international career.
A unique culture where people do what they love and live their values.
The kind of competitive compensation you would expect from a world leader. At The Coca-Cola Company, our people have their own formula for turning passion into action. Together, that’s how we push the world’s greatest brands to new heights. What’s your secret formula?
Controls and Compliance Analyst for Southern Africa (SABU) based in Johannesburg
The Global Controls Compliance team’s mission is to provide risk mitigation, controls and compliance to our business partners, and improve global, standardized processes by promoting a balance between operating efficiency and maintaining a strong control environment, enabling audit readiness at all times.
As Controls Compliance Analyst you will be a critical member of the Global Controls Compliance team of approximately 30 associates whose Director is based in Atlanta, providing controls, compliance, metrics, and business continuity support , mainly to our Southern Africa Business Unit (SABU) and specifically assigned Global Business Services (GBS) lines of business (LOBs), while remaining an integral player in the global team.
As Controls Compliance Analyst you will be responsible for the review and coordination of policies, communication, training, adoption, monitoring, reporting and issue resolution and potential escalation. Furthermore, you will play a critical role in audit preparation and planning, analytical review support, self-evaluation disclosure, management action plan development, tracking and resolution and any required potential policy exemption coordination with Capital Management in Atlanta.
Function Specific Activities
Develop and promote internal controls, standards and processes to ensure accuracy and consistency in data used for decision-making, internal/external reporting and communications.
Review methodology, inputs, and compliance with policies and procedures to ensure accuracy of reporting and data integrity for area of responsibility.
Establish, update, implement, and/or promote Company and/or local policies, procedures, and programs, etc.
Establish, maintain, and promote internal controls (e.g., adherence to Chart of Authority, separation of duties, etc.) to safeguard the Company’s assets.
Serve as a consultant and subject matter expert for client area back to the finance organization on risk and impact of business strategies (e.g., financial policies, programs, Company investments, capabilities, long-range goals and objectives, insurance, and exposures).
Provide support in the areas of Controls, Compliance, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning across entire SABU operations.
Maintain and monitor SABU Risk and Controls Responsibility Matrix for assigned client base.
Deliver on Global Controls Compliance’s promise to proactively ensure a sustained Audit Readiness Model is in place (standardized risk assessment, internal testing, risk identification, ranking, management action plan tracking, remediation and potential escalation).
Assess adequacy of controls in critical business areas like Anti-Bribery, Responsible Marketing, Sustainable Reporting, Non-Standard Concentrate Pricing models, Revenue / Mix controlling and reporting, Legal Entity compliance, Bottler expenditure claims and settlement, Sustainability reporting, Business Travel behavior and management.
Perform critical reviews of end to end BU procure to pay controls including vendor management, bidding, contract purchase order controls, commitments and contingency reporting, dealing with government officials.
Be primary liaison for internal audit, including planning, issue escalation, assisting with developing and tracking of management action plans.
Help maintain current process narratives for all key business unit-related processes in close co-operation with process owners in GBS and BU.
Follow up monthly with recurring BU violators based on reports generated by the Global Controls Compliance team.
Coordinate review of Company and local polices/guidelines with focus on the Controls Compliance requirements and coordinate with process owners any update requirements.
Assist process owners with training and implementation of policies and new Active Institutional Controls (AIC) requirements.
Support all aspects of routine Corporate Audits (planning, preparation, execution, coordination and close-out).
Represent Controls Compliance on client-led projects or process implementations.
Provide guidance on the Company’s Request for Approval (RFA) process by coordinating approval routes and reviewing SAP approval workflow to ensure alignment with Company Delegation of Authority (DOA) and local Chart of Authority (LCOA) requirements.
Coordinate LCOA update process and ensure SAP release strategies are current and in line with LCOA while ensuring overall adherence to Company’s DOA.
Ensure appropriate access to key Company systems and applications (e.g. SAP, SharePoint, Shared Folders, etc.).
Drive management routines with key stakeholders at various levels to build awareness of critical changes to the control environment, status of self-assessment and recommendations for change.
What you need to be successful
To be the right candidate for this challenge you need to be a soul of an accountant , bring along innate planning, organization and presentation skills, have strong SAP and Microsoft Office capabilities, and simply love what you do . If on top of that you are a relentless self-starter who can deliver and communicate with numerous stakeholders and propose solutions to mitigate risk in a dynamic environment, you´re just the one we´re looking for.
Basic Qualifications and Skills
Degree or Diploma in a Business, Accounting or other related field or relevant TCCC experience.
Minimum of 3 to 5 years´ audit experience in a multinational environment or Top 10 audit firm.
Accounting qualification from recognized body (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) and strong knowledge of Accounting standards (US GAAP, SOX).
Control Environment : Ability to assess current controls to ensure assets are safeguarded and transactions are authorized, recorded, and reported; may include design and proper implementation of cost-effective systems and procedures and effective communication of changes.
Control Systems : Knowledge of industry’s best practices with respect to controls and information security in order to recommend improvements and savings to clients.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) : Knowledge of international, U.S. and/or local GAAP, including ability to apply these principles and determine compliance with the principles.
Auditing Standards : Knowledge of professional auditing standards, processes and procedures including auditing standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA), and International Organization of Standards (ISO) to ensure the Company’s rights are protected against regulatory encroachments.
Financial Policies and Procedures : Eagerness to quickly build your knowledge around the Company’s financial policies and procedures.
Collaborate with System, Customers and Key Stakeholders
Act Like an Owner
Develop Self and Other
What you can expect
A role that makes a real difference.
Working in a truly international environment and being part of something great.
Being part of a team with great spirit and energy in the Company´s that stands for happiness.
Possibility to gain experience in process transition and Operational Excellence processes.
Full time employment and competitive benefits package combined with development opportunities.
That sounds appealing? Then start now – TASTE THE FEELING . Please submit your application (CV and Cover Letter) in English.
At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.