Financial Compliance Technical Advisor
Pune, Maharashtra, IND
8d ago


Financial Compliance Technical Advisor / System Auditor / Application Control Specialist

About Syngenta :

Syngenta is a leading agriculture companyhelping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to makebetter use of available resources.

Through world class science and innovativecrop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transformhow crops are grown.

We are committed to rescuing land fromdegradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

In Syngenta we recognize that diversity and inclusion is important toour business, we embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of ouremployees, which will help us continue to drive innovation and achieve ourbusiness goals.

Our culture enables us to create an environment ofinvolvement, respect and connection with the communities where we operate-

benefitting individual employees and the company.

Syngenta is setting up a new APAC Finance Operations organization inPune, India and is looking for passionate, committed and talented financeprofessionals who will get a unique chance to shape up and evolve the neworganization.

Explore exciting opportunities with Syngenta to unleash yourpotential.

Purpose :

  • To provide technical expertise, design and monitor financial complianceframework, with focus on General Computer Controls (GCC) compliance from agroup level
  • To work on continuous improvements projects within financial complianceareas
  • Support the implementation and operation of data analytics withinfinancial compliance
  • Act as independent control auditor and assess critically of test results
  • Plan and coordinate the control testing activities with internalcontrols owners and external auditors.
  • Coordinate with IT stakeholders the delivery of testing results andensure high quality standard
  • Accountabilities :

  • Ensuretimeliness and accuracy of various financial compliance monitoring & reportingactivities and liaise application owners for clarification / remediation actions.
  • AssistGlobal Financial Compliance Lead with the analysis of financial compliancereporting from Regions / Territories and with the preparation of presentationmaterial for Leadership Team meetings
  • AssistGlobal Financial Compliance Lead in ensuring that the consolidation and grouplevel financial compliance reporting processes
  • Continuouslyreview and enhance financial compliance sustainability within Syngenta, andmanage projects related to it
  • Facilitatebest practice sharing throughout the Syngenta financial compliance world andensure high standards of financial compliance at a group level.
  • Ensurenew systems and process implementations remain compliant with Syngenta financialcompliance guidelines
  • Participatein the implementation and operation of data analytics for financial compliance
  • Planningand execution of independent management walkthroughs and testing in the globaldelivery centers and also in smallremote entities, newly acquired, integrated companies and external suppliers,where required.
  • Planningand coordination of internal IT audits, with internal IT auditors. Facilitateinternal / external audits and drive the resolution of outstanding audit points.
  • Communicateand resolve current reported deficiencies with control / application owner’s
  • Keepknowledge of control owners and stakeholders up-to-date with training andwebinars.
  • Ensurethat all compliance documents are stored centrally in the annual GCC documentlibrary.
  • Ensuretimely adherence and compliance with new Regulatory and Compliance Mandates,Internal Policies and Directives as well as Legal and Contractual Requirements.
  • Guarantee that the GCC Framework is kept up-to-date.

  • Monitorthe Software licensing processes and be a constructive partner for procurementon new acquisitions and on new service models (e.
  • g. cloud computingrequirements).

  • Consultand partner with internal audit on all relevant IS questions.
  • Essential Knowledge& Experience :


  • Deepunderstanding of financial compliance and internal controls concepts
  • Solidunderstanding of control documentation requirements and how it is implemented / sustained
  • Workingexperience in Financial Data Analytics
  • Excellentcommunication skills, knowledge of internal controls, business process bestpractices within a manufacturing environment, and auditing techniques.
  • Knowing about and be partly trained in PCAOB,ITIL, COBIT, ISACA, COSO
  • Criticalexperience

  • Accountingand / or Finance Graduation / Post Graduation qualification
  • CISAis preferable but not mandatory
  • 7 / 8years of audit experience with SAP in a decentralized environment. Experiencein coordinating and / or supporting internal control testing programs includingrelationship management with external auditors
  • Workedin large, multinational organizations
  • Exposedto senior management / stakeholder management linked to written communication,face-to-face discussions and formal presentations
  • Goodand firm understanding in the design, implementation and monitoring of internalcontrols, risk libraries and compliance process management
  • Goodunderstanding of practical issues and trade-offs faced at country level, whilestill be able to communicate need to adhere to global standards and principles
  • Qualifications

    Qualification : Accountingand / or Finance Graduation / Post Graduation qualification BCom / BE / Btech / Any graduate .

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