Manager, Internal Controls & Finance Policy

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: February 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 39206
The Risk, Capital, and Controls team is seeking a full-time finance professional with outstanding analytical, communication and collaboration skills as well as demonstrated curiosity and creativity. Risk, Capital and Controls is a team within the Corporate Controller's Group and is charged with establishing and supporting requirements of the Company's governance, finance policies and internal controls as well as providing analysis and support to field locations and senior leadership relating to governance, policy interpretation and key control requirements to support consistency and compliance across the global organization. This team is also responsible for supporting and communicating to Company Senior Leadership and TCCC's Board of Directors and Committees. Risk, Capital, and Controls partners closely with Business Units from around the world, Global Finance Operations, Functional Experts such as such as Tax, Legal, Mergers & Acquisitions, Treasury, and Executive Offices including the Office of the CFO and the Office of the Secretary. This is a great opportunity to be part of an exceptional team and to build significant knowledge of international business transactions and TCCC's Global Business.
The primary areas of focus for this role include Policy and Procedures and Global Internal Controls .
Key Responsibilities:
Policy and Procedures
  • Develop and improve global policy and governance content by soliciting input from global finance community, analyzing recommendations, and aligning with business processes and objectives while ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP;
  • Ensure policy and governance alignment with subject matter experts (e.g. Legal, Tax, Treasury, M&A and other Corporate Functions) including documenting the complexities of required processes such that they can be easily understood and complied with by all operations;
  • Evaluate and assess policy exemption requests submitted via the RFA System to determine the potential financial and internal control impact (e.g. volume reporting results, revenue reported, risk exposure, etc.) of recommendations and propose final action for senior management review and approval;
  • Provide advice and counsel to Field and Corporate Functions regarding governance and policy interpretation and internal control requirements;
  • Provide insights and identify trends in effectiveness of policy and controls through the analysis of RFA exemption process metrics and audit results; and
  • Coordinate the submission, compilation and analysis and final approval recommendation of the Company's engagement of Ernst & Young in non-audit service activity.
Global Internal Controls
  • Develop SOX scope to reflect coverage of the Company's financial statements, taking into consideration qualitative and quantitative risk factors, and ensuring alignment with Corporate Audit and consideration given to EY SOX scope;
  • Monitor and evaluate the internal control environment through the review and assessment of audit findings as well as routines with key stakeholders, functional leaders and Internal Control partners;
  • Perform quarterly assessment of the TCCC global control environment to evaluate and conclude on internal controls over financial reporting and disclose insights in a quarterly 302 Memo as well as disclosure in the 10-Q;
  • Prepare annual SOX 404 Memo to capture all activities performed during the year to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements;
  • Support the remediation governance process by monitoring all critical, high risk, and repeat findings and validating remediated findings for Corporate Functions and select critical and high risk findings throughout the system; and
  • Administer the Global Risk and Control model and support implementation of compliance tool (Process Controls).
Finance or Accounting degree or MBA preferred with 5 years of related work experience.
  • Inherent intellectual curiosity with good problem-solving skills.
  • Strong financial analysis skills - the ability to explore strategic options, developing creative solutions to complex business issues, and/or supporting decision-making
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset focused on identifying efficiencies and building capabilities across systems, tools, and processes.
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Strong writing skills with attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of the Company's Delegation of Authority, policies and procedures, and internal control principles preferred
  • Familiarity with U.S. GAAP requirements
  • Proficient in use of Excel
Leadership Behaviors:
• Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
• Collaborate with System, Customers, and other Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
• Act like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders.
• Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
• Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants employees and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do 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.
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