IT Senior Manager - Risk and Control

Coca-Cola European Partners Paris, TX
From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world's most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.

Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.

Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference? Does a fast paced environment suit you?

Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?

At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be. We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company's long-term success.

IT Senior Manager – Risk and Control

What you become part of:

Business partner with the IT Leadership Team (LT) and the BU Senior Managers in the R&C team to assist IT and Finance achieve their operational, reporting and compliance objectives.

The Role

This involves identifying and assessing IT specific risks, designing and implementing efficient and effective IT controls to mitigate these risks.

One of the primary objectives of the role is to ensure that CCEP's financial statements are accurate and reliable and are compliant with relevant regulation (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley Act, UK Companies Act, U.K. Corporate Governance Code, IFRS). This requires designing and implementing IT SOX controls.

Additionally, the role will support key transition projects that have a significant impact on our IT environment to ensure that any key commercial / operational and compliance risks are identified, assessed, and monitored. In this capacity, the role will be critical in supporting the Business during the IT transition and the transition of key financial functions from the Business Units to the Shared Service Centre.

What to expect:

Accountabilities

* Execute the IT Internal Control (IC) strategy as defined by the Associate Director and Director of the team. The strategy will incorporate all Markets and the Shared Service Centre and will be based on the key components of the COSO framework:

* Reporting / Financial; ensuring that CCEP is compliant with relevant Internal Control (IC) legislation including the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). The team will identify and assess financial risk, design and implement ICs, maintain the IC framework, monitor ICs and ensure timely and effective remediation of ineffective ICs (identified through Internal Audit reports, SOX 404 testing or other).

* Operational / Commercial; collaborating with CCEP's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team and the business unit to support with the identification and assessment of key operational or commercial risks and when appropriate (depending on risk appetite) assist with the design and implementation of ICs to support Managements goals.

* Compliance; collaborating with CCEP's Ethics & Compliance (E&C) team to assist with identifying and assessing compliance risk and implementing ICs when necessary.

* Collaborate with Senior IT Leadership across CCEP to promote a culture of control compliance and to build the brand of the Risk and Control team;

* Manage the relationship with the IT E&Y teams; and

* Assist with the identification of areas of improvement and implement changes to address these. E.g. introduce new technologies and staying abreast of any changes in legislation;

Skills & Essentials:

Qualifications:

* Accounting, business, IT or finance related degree required

* Professional qualification in accounting or IT (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CFA, CISA or equivalent) preferred

Experience:

* Previous experience in IT, accounting or finance required

* Strong accounting knowledge required

* Experience within an Internal Control or Internal Audit function required

* Strong understanding of core IT management processes

Technical Skills:

* Experience with the design and implementation of IT controls in compliance with relevant legislation.

* Strong knowledge of regulatory environments applicable to CCEP (SOX, UKLA, etc) and compliance frameworks COBIT, COSO, Sarbanes Oxley;

* Experience with auditing or implementing SAP is preferred;

* Experience with SaaS solutions and SOC 1 reports is preferred;

* Strong skills in operating systems: Windows, Linux, OS400; and Databases: DB2; SQL Server;

* Experience with GRC tools

* Experience in performing IT risk assessments

Application

If this role is of interest to you please upload a recent copy of your CV and a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in touch.

We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.

Job Information:

Location: Belgium : Brussels/Bruxelles : Brussel

Bulgaria : Sofia : Sofia City

France : Ile-de-France : Paris

Germany : Berlin : Head office national

Luxembourg : GD Luxembourg : GD Luxembourg

Spain : Cataluña : Barcelona

Spain : Madrid : Madrid

United Kingdom : South East : Uxbridge