On any given day, 2 billion consumers use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.
Improving the health and wellbeing of 1 billion people by 2020 is a key pillar in our Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. In our journey towards enhancing this, Unilever continues to take initiatives & interventions that are transformative & allow us to further strengthen our position in market.
IT will play a very critical role towards success of such initiatives by bringing smooth integration of business on common technology platforms; ensure continuity & drive competitive advantage through the initiatives.
MAIN JOB PURPOSE & BACKGROUND:
UniOps is one the global function in Unilever which is responsible for offering Business shared services to other functions, global brands, and markets. UniOps is a cross functional shared service model of teams across Go-To-Market (Marketing IT), Enterprise Operations (Finance and Supply Chain IT), Technology Service (IT Infra etc.), Cyber Security (Info Sec), Geo IT (for activation of IT solutions in Geo), Information and Analytics (I&A), Supply Chain Service, Financial and Procurement Services, Employee Experience etc.
The key responsibility of this role is to land, activate, automate and elevate understanding of SOX (Access & IT) Controls in UniOps function. From an IT control operations standpoint, this role will be key to deliver and drive the overall IT access and general controls agenda for Unilever.
Overall responsibility will be to partner Business, Risk & Audit , CyberSec, IDAM and Funtional IT teams to drive actions and technical intervention/automations where possible to ensure minimum non-compliances across key financial applications.
Key actions as below:
Drive OEC as central future fit function for driving IT General Controls agenda through tooling and automation
Business partner with Multiple IT Functions to ensure compliance to IT general controls across multiple SAP and non-SAP Key Financial Applications
Bring in technical expertise to optimize the IT controls operations and automations across the board
Outside-in view of Infrastructure operations and control deployments across Unix, Windows, SQL, HANA, DB2, Oracle, etc
Drive compliance through change management and digitization
Innovation & Automation for all IT general controls processes in line with global change & release management team
Matrix management of people, processes and resources including third parties – including resolving conflict to move forward to resolution
Project Manage the internal and external Audit to ensure smooth audit reporting and deliverables
Drive internal self-compliance project to ensure all the SOX applications are control compliant
Reporting on self-compliance and audits
The OEC Controls SME plays a critical role to
Bring in technical expertise to automate and optimize control operations for IT General Controls primaily in the area of change management, Infrastructure User Management for Unix, Windows, SQL, Oracle, DB2
Build Tech business cases and partner the internal stakeholders to drive control automation with the Platforms to deliver the controls agenda
Work with internal teams to identify key technology and tooling to minimize manual control operations
Understand PCAOB auditing standards and changing audit requirements and help Unilever stay current and get early visibility of changes in audit practises
Understand and adopt market best practises for Unilever IT general controls and tap into opportunities for automation across control scope
EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:
In-depth understanding of PCAOB Auditing Standards
Should have worked as an external or internal auditors and have experience in SOX audits
Understanding of Access and IT controls for SOX
Should have technical knowhow on Authentication mechanisms like LDAP, Kerberos etc
Should have technical know-how on how user access is setup in Oracle/SQL/DB2 databases
Should be able to design controls and implement control change management across various teams
Should understand Cloud controls, SSAE16/SOC report review and assessments
Should have ability to create buy-in for the program and vision, Bring outside-in view for a relevant context
Good working knowledge ITGC, Project Management, Risk Management and Financial Management
Strong Project management skills, ad stakeholder management
Exposure of Agile project management and should be able to work in fast paced culture
Experience of working in Global environment and teams
Self-starter, motivator and quick learner, good team player
Rigorous Approach/Attention to Detail
Outstanding communication, presentation skills
Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
Creative thinker with a vision with ability to execute pragmatically
Experience of work in teams across locations
Education and Certifications:
BE/Btech or equivalent
Certified CISA/CISP or SOX equivalent certifications
Cloud certifications/ user access management/audit know-how preferred
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