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Senior SOX Compliance Specialist

Hyderabad, India Permanent Date posted 11/07/2024
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At Sanofi we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve, and we accomplish our goals through world-class research and with the compassion and commitment of our employees.

As we continue to transform the practice of medicine, the next chapter of Sanofi’s Play to Win strategy will require a focus on delivering transformation and simplification of our core processes, optimizing resource allocation and deployment to fuel business growth and investment in science.

To facilitate this transformation, a new Business Operations Business Unit is being established, bringing together existing business service activities, and driving further expansion of centralized services at scale into a global unit, with a focus on driving simplification, efficiency, and productivity.

This new Business Unit will enable the delivery of best-in-class business support capabilities across the organization, incorporating and engaging disparate teams from across areas such as Research & Development, Manufacture & Supply, the Corporate Functions and Global Business Units into new global Service Delivery Towers with initial services spanning Commercial, Finance, Procurement and People & Culture.

As Senior SOX Control Specialist you will be part of a newly created organization, the Assurance Tower, that provides compliance-related support primarily (but not limited to) Global Finance Services. You will work together with the first lines of defense by performing continuous checks for completeness, accuracy, and documentation of SOX controls.


Manage Control Activities Ensure readiness for testing with the Control owners by sample testing and/or re-performance of control steps Support process owners/documentation owners in applying SOX relevant controls and their documentation. Assist first lines of defense to prevent control failures and deficiencies. Perform internal control walkthroughs/testing. Aid in defining findings, root cause analysis, sustainable action plans, and their monitoring. Escalate non-compliance issues to service lines (GPLs, GPOs) Support Global Business Process Leads/Owners in timely submission and completion of testing results.

Partner with the Business and Internal Control: Aid first lines of defense in utilizing consistent reports and control processes across geographies. Liaise between Business and Internal Control on interpreting SOX requirements.Manage relationship with control owners, co-operate on control framework improvements with Business Make recommendations on control environment enhancements.



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in SOX testing and/or internal control management (Risk and Control Self Assessment, Internal Control System, etc.)
  • Global Business Services / Shared Service Center experience gained in the field of accounting, financial controlling, supply chain, collections, or procurement.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in regulated environments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.


  • Advanced degrees such as MSc or MBA
  • Chartered Accountant, ACCA or any similar accounting qualifications
  • Audit experience gained at Big4 companies
  • SAP knowledge
  • Database handling skills

Key Skills:

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational capabilities.


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  • Hyderabad, India
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