Financial Analyst, Controls & Compliance Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
About EsteeLauder Companies
ELC (Estee Lauder Companies) is a
global leader in prestige beauty that delights consumers with transformative
products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.
They are the only company focused solely on prestige makeup, skin care,
fragrance and hair care with a diverse portfolio of 25 brands sold in 150
countries. Infused throughout their organization is a passion for creativity
and innovation; a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected.
position of strength, The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), the leader in prestige
beauty products, embarked on the Leading Beauty Forward program, chartered to
fuel product innovation and enhance market agility. A key element of this strategy was the design
of a new way to support its suite of 30 brands globally. The company chose Panama as being best suited
to establish its new Global Business Services (GBS) operation center. This new center will initially deliver
Finance, Human Resources and Legal services to ELC employees across several
geographies and time zones. Through a
new innovative service minded approach, this center will redefine service
standards globally at ELC. This new GBS
team will provide a one-stop-shop solution for the ELC businesses, supported by
new customer engagement insights, new systems, and new reporting. In addition to delivering exceptional service
to the ELC businesses each day, the GBS team will also be responsible for
continuously streamlining work in pursuit of growing its service offering in
support of achieving ELC’s strategic and business objectives. New site, new team, new opportunity.
role will provide various Controls & Compliance services to the ELC Global
Finance community, working closely with key stakeholders to understand their
needs and execute accordingly. These
areas include but are not limited to the Sarbanes-Oxley program, Controls
Implementations/Assessments, Continuous Control Monitoring, and Controls Issue
Overview of responsibilities:
ControlsDelivery – 60%
Perform tasks, tracking, follow-up,
and developing deliverables for the following areas, including but not limited
SOX 302 Consolidation & Reporting
SOX 404 Administration & Reporting
Financial Statement Risk AssessmentAnalysis
Third Party Risk Management & Reporting(SOC-1/SSAE 18 requirements)
Controls Self-Assessment Administration
Control Issues Administration &Reporting
Global Policy Facilitation &Publication
Controls & Compliance CalendarAdministration & Status Reporting
ITCompliance Delivery – 30%
Perform tasks, tracking,
follow-up, and developing deliverables for the following areas, including but
not limited to:
Payment Card Industry (PCI) SecurityStandards
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Audits
Provides responsive and flexibleresponse
Eager to learn new concepts andapproaches.
Comes up with new creative ideasto solve to difficult problems.
Data and results driven
Continuous improvement andservice-oriented mindset.
Main Business Customers: GlobalFinancial Controls, Global IT Compliance, Regional Controllership, FunctionalControllership.
Strong focus on collaboratingeffectively with internal customers understanding their needs andidentification of the audience and their area of focus
Good written and verbalcommunication skills
Basic data processing andanalysis skills
Application Knowledge: Excel(basic skills), SAP GRC (preferred), Tableau, SAP ERP, CPM, etc.
Builds CollaborativeRelationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusionof diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.
Demonstrates Learning Agility:Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftlymobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.
Strives for Excellence in Execution:Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizationaleffectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally fromsuccesses and failures.
Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance/Administration preferred
Minimum Years of Experience: 2 - 4 years
Proficient English (native or near-native)
Travel Time: 5%
Work shift: Monday to Friday
Contract-type: Full-Time Permanent.
Costa del Este, Panamá.
Job: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: Latin America-PA-8-Panamá
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 1919777