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


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)


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.


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.


  • 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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