Cisco 1227596 - Distribution Governance Analyst in RTP, North Carolina
1227596 - Distribution Governance Analyst
Location: RTP, North Carolina, US
Area of Interest Finance
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest *None
Job Id 1227596
WHAT YOU'LL DO
As a key member of the WW Distribution Controls & Processes team, you will be responsible for the operational effectiveness of our internal controls. This role manages the Channels Distribution SOX Controls portfolio, while providing thought leadership on ways to improve processes. You will provide insight and guidance around areas for improvement on governance activities across the organization. You'll be working closely across all GEOs, and be directly engaged with WW Controls & Processes Mgr to implement new processes, and prove insights on areas for improvement, etc.
You encompass a wide range of finance skill sets with a focus on: Governance, Disti Audits, Business Communications (direct interaction with Internal and External Auditors), analytics, discount analysis, and process improvements. Effective cross functional collaboration is paramount as the primary stakeholders are External Distributors, Internal Distribution Sales organization, WW and Theater Distribution Finance teams, Internal and External Auditors and the WW Governance/SOX Team.
Coordinate efforts across multiple departments to ensure SOX compliance requirements are met within established timelines. End to end knowledge of the business processes and controls
Identify internal control deficiencies, execute sizing, drive remediation of control exceptions and ensure the timely and successful implementation of corrective actions
Point of liaison between Business, Control Owners and the SOx PMO
Support PMO/PwC scoping, walkthrough, documentation, and testing
Support impact assessment of process/system changes on controls (e.g. NRS)
Complete quarterly internal control survey
Determine Control's KPIs and develop quarterly dashboard to assess operational effectiveness
Responsible for activities related to on- and off-boarding of distributors in order to ensure accuracy of financial statements
Work with outsourced vendor resources to maintain up-to-date distributor profile administration setup within systematic and offline processes
Manage Quarterly Inventory Roll Automation Process
Coordinate Global Physical and System Audit Plan and partner with auditors
Consolidate CBN governance
Drive business analytics and present findings/perspectives to the primary stakeholders (Finance, Sales and Ops leadership)
WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH
In this exciting and impactful role, you interact with a broad range of partners, which includes External Distributors, Internal Distribution Sales organization, WW and Theater Distribution Finance teams, Internal and External Auditors and the WW Governance/SOX Team.
WHO YOU ARE
You are highly motivated, passionate about your work, learn quickly and demonstrated strengths in compliance and communications. You are curious self-starter who is willing to learn. You have a strong process oriented mindset and analytical skills with the ability to operate in a fast paced environment.
OUR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ROLE:
Business, Finance or Accounting Background
3+ years’ related experience
Strong Communication, Governance and Business Partnering skills
Must be comfortable in dealing with large amounts of data and have the ability to accurately and quickly summarize the data
Advanced knowledge in Excel required. Business Objects a plus
Demonstrated ability to build, drive, improve and develop processes
Experience supporting a sales organization or Distribution sales team a plus
Running multiple projects, and able to drive initiatives through various cross-functional teams
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