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Internal Controls Manager

Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Tampa, US, 33617

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the controls environment for the Coca Cola Business Sales and Services (CCBSS) and Coca Cola Business North America (BSNA) organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide controls advice and guidance to control owners, process owners and change initiative leads, b) manage controls compliance monitoring activities,
  • Implement and enhance the business controls framework for CCBSS and BSNA functional areas in alignment with the corporate contols risk management structure,
  • Lead controls process and risk assessment initiatives,
  • Lead/coordinate key remediation initiatives related to External Audit findings and act as key liaison between supported areas and External Auditors.
  • Provide Controls Guidance & Advisory Consultation
  • Provide controls guidance across entire organization (CCBSS and BSNA)
  • Provide specific guidance regarding controls requirements, risk and mitigating measures associated with existing business processes, proposed changes to a process and/or new initiatives.
  • Act as the key controls liaison/advisor with major change initiative teams relative to client work-streams.
  • Provide guidance regarding optimal (evaluated for risk/benefit) and practical remediation plans associated controls deficiencies or gaps.
  • Demonstrate strategic perspective in providing advice – risk based view, broad impact analysis, alignment with long term
  •  Lead controls monitoring activities for CCBSS and BSNA
  • Manage one associate  (possibly remote report)
  • Provide strategic perspective and development opportunities for associate in navigating complex situations from a controls perspective
  • Provide oversight to audit work performed as part of the annual reliance plan
  • On-going review and maintenance of controls framework related to the Consent Order
  • Lead/manage annual audit activities for Internal Controls
  • Work with control owners to ensure remediation plans are sound and executed timely
  • Communicate results of annual review to leadership/the Monitor
  • Ensure alignment of controls requirements with process owners in accordance with the Risk Controls Matrix of Company controls standards and requirements
  • Ensure all controls applicable to support areas are effectively assigned and communicated to control owners
  • Ensure control owners understand controls requirements
  • Monitor compliance gaps
  • Liaison with Client Bottler External Auditors and BSNA
  • Close coordination of audit engagements of client controls processes
  • Monitor status of activities and issues identified during engagements to ensure appropriate leadership is
  • Engaged in remediation plans and closing of gaps.
  • Provide support to clients in understanding issues, responding to concerns, reviewing reports, etc.
  • Lead the evaluation of the effectiveness/efficiency of controls processes within client group
  • Manage Finance Leadership Associates in Internal Controls rotation (when applicable)
  • Lead the evaluation of the effectiveness of company Business Continuity Planning
  • Coordinate and evaluate process annual continuity planning to ensure business continuity during emergencies and office interuptions
  • Communicate business continuity strategies with leadership
  • Identify and implement improvements in company business continuity plans to with best practices in mind
  • Ensure business partners across company understand business continuity policy
  • Oversee appropriate internal controls around security access requests
  • Ensure controls are operating as designed and followed by appropriate business partners.
  • Seek out continuous improvement to structure of controls in security access processes and flows

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Technical knowledge – audit techniques/practices, accounting and financial principles, risk management principles
  • Good business process knowledge/perspective, sound judgment/reasoning abilities and excellent problem-solving/critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic perspective and balance long/short term priorities
  • Proficiency in computer applications – MS Office Suite

Education Requirements

  • 4 Year / Bachelors Degree

Years of Experience

  • 9 to 10 years of experience of related work experience in an accounting or finance related field

Company Message

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Service, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa