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Corporate Audit Director

Plano, TX 75074
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Job Description

Be a part of a global team that enables extensive exposure across our PepsiCo businesses and functions!


PepsiCo Corporate Audit is a unique team within our enterprise. We have developed a holistic internal control framework that enables our management teams to deliver governance leadership and maintain our standing as a company of operational excellence.

Corporate Audit operates at the heart of our business success by providing objective insights into todays risks and tomorrows challenges. While our auditors are located in various geographies, we are a team of global associates who audit our PepsiCo businesses and functions around the world. Corporate Audit offers a developmental opportunity that extends well beyond the traditional boundaries of the function, providing a well-rounded perspective of Finance, IT and the business. Be a part of a global team that enables extensive exposure across our PepsiCo businesses and functions!

*This role must sit in Purchase, NY; Chicago, Il; or Plano, Texas*

As an Audit Director you will:

  • Lead the planning and execution of operational, compliance, financial and IT audits across PepsiCo. Example audit scope areas include
  • Individual business processes (e.g., Make to Deploy) for a large business
  • Core business processes for a smaller international business unit
  • Transformational projects (e.g., ERP implementation)
  • IT-owned processes (e.g., IT Service Management)
  • Global functions (e.g., Global Procurement)
  • Global groups (e.g., Research and Development)
  • Joint Ventures
  • Manage a team of between three and five direct reports; with the matrix organization structure, expect to lead 12 or more individuals throughout the year
  • Identify risks to achieving the audit entitys stated objectives and evaluate controls effectiveness, providing valuable and objective perspective, insights and assurance
  • Meet with cross-functional leaders (e.g., Sales, Operations, Finance, Treasury, Global Procurement, IT, HR)
  • Communicate audit progress to senior leadership throughout the audit, serving as the primary audit contact
  • Present proposed audit scope and approach to the SVP and General Auditor
  • Plan and facilitate audit workshops, discussing designed processes and identifying key financial, operational and compliance risks, including IT and associated controls
  • Identify and align key controls to test and monitoring activities to assess during the audit
  • Review each team members testing results, providing timely coaching
  • Conduct audit status update meetings with management. For identified opportunities, communicate root cause and impact
  • Partner with management to develop cost-effective and risk-based remediation plans
  • Collaborate with the audit Sr. Director and other Directors to assess process and strategic risks across PepsiCo, validating relevant risks are identified and addressed in the annual audit plan
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve the relevancy, effectiveness and efficiency of PepsiCos audit procedures and/or supporting administrative processes
  • Support Sr. Directors with the execution of the Corporate Audit strategic plan and other key department initiatives
  • Lead and participate in our Faster, Stronger, Better initiatives encompassing process and methodology improvement, best practice sharing, technology adoption (e.g., data analytics, digitization), emerging risks evaluation and incorporation (e.g., cyber, privacy compliance, third-party management), organizational health and people processes (e.g., career advancement, recognition, training, evaluations)
  • Coordinate recruiting and onboarding of associates into Corporate Audit
  • Manage the travel & expense and consulting forecast for audit engagements, providing explanations for variances



  • Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Finance, CIS, MIS)
  • 10+ years of experience in Audit, Process Risk and Controls Implementation/Improvement, and functional or technical expertise in core audit areas including but not limited to: Financial Reporting, Technical Accounting, Cost Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Trade Promotion Management, Advertising and Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and IT
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)or IT Audit/Security Certifications (e.g., CISA, CISSP)
  • Previous Big 4 public accounting or similar consulting experience
  • Experience with IT general control processes (e.g., Change Management, System Development Lifecycle, Information Security, IT Operations etc.)
  • Large-scale technology (e.g., ERP) or similar change management experience
  • Consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry experience
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in matrix organization; handle competing priorities
  • Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Change Management, System Development Lifecycle, Information Security, IT Operations etc.)
  • Implementation of technology or change management experiences preferred
  • Sound communication skills and team management capabilities
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 25-45%


Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline

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

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Plano","state":"Texas
Posted: 2021-03-02 Expires: 2021-05-07

Performance with Purpose

Out performing ourselves is a rush. That's why we perform with purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and then do something even bigger. We never settle for second best. At PepsiCo we're not just committed to performing well as individuals, but as a team, to strengthen the company as a whole.

Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. New markets mean new ways of doing business, and new ways of addressing health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges. Every day is an adventure, and an opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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