Diageo Senior SOX Subject Matter Expert (Mandarin Resource) in McKinley Hill, Philippines




Reporting Location:

McKinley Hill





Type of Job:


External Job Description:

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local - the depth and breadth of our product portfolio across beer, wine and spirits is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. We're a young company born from an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray and many more, over hundreds of years, led to the formation of our company in 1997.

Diageo’s Business Shared Services aim to leverage the Finance Operating Model by supporting standard processes and systems with effective and efficient shared services across Diageo Finance and other service lines, provided by internal services regionally. Business services providing various services from back office transactional processing to statutory reporting activities. It also encompasses a significant part of the group’s Financial Planning and Reporting activities and Treasury activities. DBS is increasingly playing a central role in governance and compliance for Diageo and has been charged by the CFO to be Diageo’s control exemplar accountable for the execution of control in shared services including SOX compliance, irrespective of whether delivered from Budapest or the regional Shared Services.

Top Accountabilities:

  • Support and hold to account the DBS, markets and Group Functions to achieve timely and flawless delivery of Control Assurance and Risk Management procedures.

  • Ensure aligned and streamlined SOX methodology / communications structure / market reporting across DBS, markets and Group Functions are embedded to achieve more timely and insightful controls & compliance information for stakeholders.

  • Support new migration pipeline into DBS, markets and Group Functions from a controls & compliance perspective

  • Coach and coordinate of SOX Subject Matter Experts; sets priorities, delegate tasks and monitor progress against deadlines and plans

  • Support the DBS compliance and ethics agenda to ensure exemplary behaviours and compliance across the business with global policies and guidelines.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • University/College degree in accountancy/finance/business

  • Must be fluent in Mandarin and English language

  • 3 – 4 years audit (internal/external) and/or SOX experience which can be replaced by thorough shared service process understanding, financial controller background

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Exposure to some of the following areas could be an advantage:

  • Process improvement

  • Project management

  • Business consulting

  • Risk assessment

  • IFRS

  • SAP

This role will close on 12th of May 2018 so be quick to apply and show us your interest!

External Job Title:

Senior SOX Subject Matter Expert (Mandarin Resource)


Taguig City

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