Senior IT Auditor in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 5/17/2023

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.


Under direct delegation from the Head of Internal Audit for DSI/ARI, this position is primarily responsible for assisting with the execution of IT, Operational, Compliance and Process audits for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. ("DSI") and American Regent, Inc. ("ARI"). This includes development of audit procedures, audit recommendations, audit reports and analyses to achieve audit/compliance objectives and goals. This position will also assist the company by identifying potential gaps or process improvements.


- Assist with the execution of the annual audit plan as directed by the Head of Internal Audit. This will consist of executing of IT, Operational, Compliance, and Process audits with a focus on value-added recommendations that improve business effectiveness, and the control environment.
- Assist in the completion of all regulatory compliance activities such as JSOX testing (Japan’s equivalent to US Sarbanes Oxley Act or SOX) for both DSI and ARI.
- Collaborate with the audited areas management to develop a corrective action plan of potential risks and/or gaps identified. In addition, monitor the status of the corrective action plans to ensure that management has implemented an appropriate plan within the established time frame.
- Responsible for assisting with the execution of the Risk Assessment process as directed by the Head of Internal Audit. This may include:
- Assisting with the evaluation and identification of various types of risks across the DSI and ARI organizations.
- Conducting interviews of various stakeholders to identify risks.
- Performing independent research and/or benchmarking to identify and evaluate risks.
- Assist in initiatives that include but are not limited to Internal Audit department quality enhancements and completion of materials for presentations at various senior level committee meetings (Financial Oversight Committee, Board).
Participate in Company-wide activities as well as Special Projects to improve or develop efficient and effective business processes as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)

- Bachelor's Degree Preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, or Related; OR a business degree (e.g., Finance, Economics with relevant IT or IT audit experience required.

Experience Qualifications

- 4 or More Years IT Audit Experience required
- Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) or JSOX testing experience preferred
- Proficient in MS Office Suite of programs. preferred
- Experience with SAP preferred
- Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry preferred
- Familiarity with Workiva Wdesk preferred


Ability to travel up to 10%. Conferences and/or business meetings as required

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.