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Mgr, Internal Controls SCDMNT (6 months)

Sofia, Bulgaria Finance 11/09/2023 89905

Are you looking for new challenges and personal growth within Coca-Cola Europacific Partners? Then we have a great opportunity for you.



Job Purpose 

We are looking for a highly motivated Internal Controls Manager to join our Corporate Internal Controls team. You will be the Internal Controls business partner to Management in the BU / SSC / Corporate with the core responsibility to maintain an effective and efficient internal control environment that ensures the Company’s financial statements are accurate and reliable and compliant with all relevant regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). 

You will have the opportunity to learn about CCEP’s business through specializing in risk assessments, consultancy and training; design and implementation of SOX & Management controls as well as control performance monitoring. You will work closely with various key stakeholders to provide guidance and drive the right controls being embedded to address potential financial statement risks. 

You should bring:

  • Strong knowledge of Internal Control principles and ability to provide solutions to control issues
  • Ability to work both individually, and within a team environment, build and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present and interact with various levels of management
  • Ability to manage projects, with attention to detail on multiple concurrent tasks, while meeting various deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

You will be part of a diverse team and benefit from working with experienced individuals across CCEP.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Design and develop SOX controls based on the key components of the COSO framework 
  • Review and monitor the execution of controls on a periodic basis
  • Monitor and ensure timely and effective remediation of control deficiencies 
  • Perform financial risk assessments on key projects: review process flows, interview key stakeholders, identify key financial reporting risks, prepare a risk assessment report and provide recommendations.
  • Support key projects that have a significant impact on our control environment to ensure that any key financial statement risks are identified, assessed and monitored
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement changes to address these. e.g. introduce new technologies and staying abreast of any changes in legislation
  • Provide internal control knowledge and expertise on ad-hoc/special projects as well as for all ICFR matters including training.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in BUs/SSC to promote a culture of control compliance throughout CCEP.
  • Build and develop the relationship with our internal/external auditors. 

Key Stakeholders   

  • Group Financial Controlling 
  • Senior Management within the business, esp. Finance Leadership Teams, BPT, Legal. 
  • Control owners across the business
  • Internal/External Auditors

Experience preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within an Internal Control, Internal Audit or Big 4 (SOX control experience) 
  • Solid understanding of Internal Controls and the overall Finance function, and related processes across the organization.
  • Experience in risk assessments and developing mitigation plans
  • Excellent communication skills and proven success in stakeholder management 

Qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • Professional qualification in accounting (ACA, ACMA ACCA, CIA, CPA) required or in the process of obtaining
  • Fluent in English and German

Functional technical skills required 

  • Risk Identification and assessment - advanced
  • Risk mitigation and reporting - advanced 
  • Control identification and management – advanced 
  • Audit knowledge – advanced
  • Accounting processes and system knowledge –intermediate
  • Process management – intermediate
  • Project management – basic 
  • Data analysis and reporting –basic

Our employee value proposition:

Being Rewarded

  • Market Competitive Salary
  • Annual Compensation & Bonus Cycle
  • CCEP Shares Purchase plan & Matching Share
  • Food Vouchers
  • Flexible Working Allowance

Being Connected

  • Everyone’s Welcome – Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Culture
  • Keep In Touch program – in support of parental care
  • Inspiring Office layout with Great beverages and Sofia subsidized canteen
  • Referral Program

Being  Developed & Valued

  • Professional Qualifications Support & Sponsorship
  • Ninja Community and Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • CCEP learning platforms & Leadership training curricula
  • Career Growth and Talent Progression
  • Recognition program

Being Well

  • Flexible & Hybrid Ways of Working
  • Additional days paid leave at start and on top – Birthday, Qualification & Volunteering;
  • Wellbeing & Sports program, including corporate discounts & subscription fees
  • Wellbeing Community & Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Health Plan & Dental Insurance

Being  Inspired

  • Social Projects & Community Charity programs
  • Participation in Corporate Challenges - marathon, sports, fun
  • External life coach speakers and Work-Life balance lectures
  • Team Building & Fun Events


Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. With a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving customers in 29 countries, we make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 600 million people, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® and Capri-Sun®. And we want a workforce as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity. One that enables everyone to be themselves, whatever their background or experience. From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognize we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth.

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