Financial Compliance, Systems & Process Improvement Manager – Gulf

GSK - Dubai
Site Name: UAE - Dubai
Posted Date: Oct 17 2021

Job Purpose

To ensure GSK corporate compliance, risk & governance programs including internal controls (manual and system) are effectively implemented and reflect enterprise oversight. To lead simplification & process improvement initiatives in finance.

Key Responsibilities:

Stewardship & Compliance

  • Ensuring full monitoring & compliance of all P2P, O2C transactions.
  • Conduct testing and monitoring of varying complexity; evaluate internal controls framework (ICF) and describe current conditions, processes and practices; recommend effective and efficient improvements in internal controls within different finance units such as O2C, R2R, P2P, Tax & Treasury etc.
  • Support the development and implementation of key compliance related initiatives (e.g. documentation, training, monitoring, reporting), with input from & collaboration with other internal stakeholders, including the commercial, E2E supply team, HR and/or IT, as required.
  • Responsible for finance management monitoring, document the audit findings, recommendations, discuss with the functions to agree on the proposed corrective & preventive action plans and delegate responsibilities to related staff.
  • ICF champion from LOC. Liaise with EY for IBM & region for specific Projects, follow up & supervise implementation of proposed action plan for improvement. Act as CAPA coordinator relating to management monitoring or any other audit.
  • Liaise with external auditors in their routine audits, SOX compliance, follow up & supervise implementation of proposed action plan for improvement.
  • Ensure that Finance SOPs are updated in line with GSK Policies including GSK Finance Manual. Also provide oversight to ensure that Finance operations are in compliance with local statutory requirements, GSK policies and regulations.
  • Conduct ERP access review with central team and approve/reject access.
  • Ensure finance risks are being thoroughly monitored, mitigated, documented and escalated where required through RMCB.

Process Improvement & Projects

  • Lead process improvement initiatives and implement plans.


  • Ensuring deliveries of the objectives/Monthly tasks as per agreed timelines.
  • Full responsibility financial compliance agenda.
  • Ensure all the SOP’s are in place, updated properly rolled out as well as frequent training of relevant stakeholders.
  • Continuously reviewing all the processes & suggesting improvements across all the sections of finance.
  • Full responsibility of ongoing and upcoming finance/enterprise projects.

Knowledge/ Education / Previous Experience Required:

Basic Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with CIMA/ACCA/CA certification’s
  • Strong in controls, risk management & compliance, communication skills & stakeholder management.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Word, power point & presentation skills.
  • ERP Experience (SAP, or other system).
  • Project management.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Business Knowledge
  • Driving Partnerships
  • Questioning and Challenging
  • Communicating for Results
  • Technical Expertise
  • Customer Driven
  • Team Player
  • Optimistic
  • Resilient

Contact information:
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