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Global Shared Services Internal Controls & Compliance Specialist

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Job Description

The Position

The Internal Control & Compliance Specialist at the Global Services Center in Lisbon will work with a team of about 6 Internal Controls colleagues and will be responsible for the delivery and assurance of all controls for the Finance workstreams of Account to Report(AtR), Order to Cash(OtC), Source to Settle(StS) and Master Data Management(MDM) for Organon Global Shared Services (GSS). The roles activities included but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining controls and controls narratives

  • Performing complex analyzes to control activities

  • Providing trainings related to controls

  • Executing twice a year full process self-assessments

  • Supporting internal and external audits (SOX and Substantive Testing)

  • Updating controls in the Organon global control repository (AuditBoard) based on process improvements and standardizations


  • Collaborate with Governance team on the Preparation, definition, and design risk matrix, elaboration of different controls criteria for operational activities

  • Analyze the information and evidence and be able to provide improvements for different process and activities

  • Promote a more active role as an advisor or consultant in the improvement of processes and controls for GSS: provide key information and guidelines, maintain permanent contact with the GSS Operations team with the purpose of being a strategic partner in the implementation, improvement, and execution of the GSS SOX controls

  • Collect, ensure, and deliver data required from external and internal auditors, Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC) / Organon Internal Audit (CAAS) for the markets in scope

  • Maintain permanent contact with global groups as CAAS, PWC and Governance Compliance in order to generate synergies and implement best practices in GSS activities

  • Perform periodic Control Self-assessment to all SOX controls under GSS activities according to defined testing attributes

  • Identify any non-compliance that present any risk to the results of the operation and collaborate with Operational team to prepare remediation plans

  • Support Auditboard controls update.

  • Ensure awareness over control across the Global Shared Services

  • Stay abreast and communicate any potential change considered within corporate policies and procedures

  • Strategic Finance Project Management – Support systems implementations, process improvement and new initiatives to make sure comply with the Corporate Internal Controls.

Required education, experience and skills

  • At least 3 years audit experience required, 1-2 in a public accounting practice company
  • Being the liaison between the local markets, Internal Audit team, PWC and GSS
  • Experience in definition and design of risk matrix and definition of control criteria for different processes.
  • Experience with SOX testing and Substantive testing
  • Experience working in a Big 4 (PWC, E&Y, KPMG, Deloitte) or similar audit environment strongly preferred

Secondary Job Description

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

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No relocation

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites


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Requisition ID:R523941