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Manager, Internal Audit/SOX - Corp

Sofia, Bulgaria Finance Posted on: 04/10/2022 80519
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Job Purpose

The Manager, Internal Audit & SOX is responsible for leading the execution of the annual Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 finance controls testing across parts of CCEP’s European Business, of small individual risk-based audits, advisory projects, as well as supporting larger engagement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead SOX 404 audit testing across one or more Business Units and/or Corporate Functions/Entity Level Controls, with full accountability on the assigned finance control testing and on necessary activities within planning, execution, wrap up and reporting phases of the programme.
  • Manage Co-source and/or internal resources to ensure effective execution of SOX 404 audit testing, including review of audit working papers and performance monitoring against professional audit standards and agreed quality assurance practices.
  • Develop and maintain an effective relationship with CCEP’s Business stakeholders, Second Line Assurance Functions and External Auditors to ensure good collaboration throughout the audit cycle, communication of control deficiencies and recommendations for enhancements to the SOX 404 framework.
  • Innovate to drive continuous improvement and optimisation in SOX 404 testing, maximising use of technology tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Support the annual internal audit planning process, capturing insights from the SOX 404 testing to inform future audit plans.
  • Lead/support department-wide projects, individual risk-targeted audit and advisory services as required.
  • Prepare and contribute to final audit reports and reporting of control issues along with cost-effective recommendations.
  • Develop and coach the Corporate Audit Services team to maximise individual and team performance; support and lead (as needed) recruitment.


  • Strong understanding of SOX Frameworks and Internal Auditing processes, with a minimum of 3 years Supervisory level audit experience – from practice or within a multinational company 
  • Effective management of internal and external stakeholders, especially at the senior level, with solid interpersonal skills to communicate with tact, persuasion and confidence.
  • Display a willingness to learn new concepts, take on complex tasks and deliver to timeframes.
  • Demonstrated results driven behavioural qualities with the ability to meet stringent reporting deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications required: 

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, or a related field
  • Professional certifications (CPA, ACCA, CFE, CMA, CIMA or CIA)

Functional technical skills:

  • Risk identification and assessment (Advanced)
  • Risk mitigation and reporting (Advanced)
  • Control identification and management (Advanced)
  • Audit knowledge (Intermediate - Advanced)
  • Accounting knowledge (Intermediate)
  • Accounting Process and system knowledge (Intermediate)
  • Process management and innovation (Intermediate)
  • Data analysis and reporting (Intermediate)
  • Problem solving (Intermediate)
  • Supporting Initiatives and Projects (Intermediate)

Language capability

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in German is considered an advantage

Our employee value proposition:

•    Competitive Rewards & Compensation plan
•    Social Benefits & Corporate discounts
•    Recognition programs
•    Career & Talent progression growth opportunities
•    Excellent Health & Wellbeing conditions
•    Modern and comfortable working environment & tools;
•    Hybrid & Flexible working
•    Social activities and 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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