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IT Controls Associate Specialist

Purchase, NY 10577
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Job Description

The position is a key member of the team responsible for implementing the PepsiCo Go To Market (GTM) Controls solution within the PBNA HALO project.

As a controls team member, your main objective is to deliver a successful GTM controls solution that meets the business risk appetite and leverages similar global GTM program solutions. The role of the Controls Associate Specialist is to work with key stakeholders from the project and the global sustain organization to drive IT general control effectiveness (including new, emerging technology risk areas), strengthen segregation of duties design and monitoring activities and participate in supporting activities for the broader controls agenda.

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 sustain organizations through training and support from go-live through hyper care

    Participate in the successful integration of the project controls team

  • 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 key 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 controls framework leveraging Agile methodology
  • Coordinate and work closely with internal PepsiCo controls teams / SMEs.
  • Participate in the assessment and implementation of security governance processes
  • Define business requirements for security governance processes
  • Document security governance content
  • Develop processes to operationalize security governance processes
  • Participate in meetings to represent the security governance agenda
  • Coordinate with various virtual IT control and Security Governance team members.
  • Manage internal and external audit relationships to maintain a positive outlook on the progression of the PBNA GTM controls solution
  • Interact with audit teams to provide audit team evidence and information requests
  • Work with IT Controls, Sector Control and IT teams to ensure a holistic approach is taken to remediate Corporate Audit findings
  • Achieve effective pre-implementation audit result for controls work-stream


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

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of IT general controls and segregation of duties (preferred)

  • SAP GRC (or similar) tool experience (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, and business controls activities

  • Working knowledge of basic 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., Supply Chain, Finance, Go-To-Market, 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 (Preferred)

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

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Purchase","state":"New York
Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-06-13

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