MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.
The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-
year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
MSD’s Financial division helps plan and analyze the resources that allow us to continue advancing medical innovation around the world.
This team of attentive, exacting individuals prepares and organizes financial assets in order to drive MSD’s momentum towards providing the world with an evolving, diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines, and animal health products that fuel global wellness.
The Financial Risk Assurance Steward is primarily responsible to maintain an effective internal control environment, in compliance with GAAP / IFRS, SOX controls and Corporate policies.
Partner with the market to design, implement and review execution of existing controls in processes and Balance sheet, and other compliance requirements, Develop or updates local policies and procedures, including implementation and roll out training to the local organization.
This position with liaise with the Regional Risk Assurance Manager and Global Service Centers to ensure all controls are strictly enforced and to build across awareness on the importance of a strong internal control environment.
Reporting to the market / Regional Finance Lead he will support Financial priorities including, balance sheet control, working capital, risk assessments and self-
testing. Follow up and monitoring timely remediation of internal audit findings and recommendations for the markets.The Financial Risk Assurance Steward will be responsible to provide support and oversight in the implementation of financial projects, work hand in hand with the market for the timely implementation and roll out of projects ensuring alignment with internal and external compliance requirements and serve as a back-
up for local accounting leads when needed.In this role the Financial Risk Assurance Steward will be required to develop an understanding of all accounting and control facets of the markets including but not limited, Taxation, Treasury and Working Capital.
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following :
Follow up on open items and provide guidance for timely resolution