Senior Auditor

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Aug 29, 2020
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 15,000 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.

Job Summary:

Under direct delegation from the Director, Internal Audit, this individual is primarily responsible for assisting with the execution of Financial, 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 individual will also assist the company by identifying potential gaps or process improvements.


Responsible for assisting with the execution of the Risk Assessment process as directed by the Director, Internal Audit. This may include:
  • Assisting with the evaluation and identification of various types of risks across the DSI and ARI organizations.
  • Executing against the approved internal audit plan.
  • Assisting with the development of audit plans that will mitigate risks and help build upon DSI's and ARI's culture of compliance.
Assist with the execution of the annual audit plan as directed by the Director of Internal Audit. This will consist of executing of Financial, Operational, Compliance and Process audits with a focus on value-added recommendations that improve business effectiveness and the control environment and includes timely completion of workpapers and audit report findings.

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.

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 (FOC, CECC, BOD).

Support the global audit functions though various meetings and best practice sharing channels.

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.

Participate in Company-wide activities as well as Special Projects to improve or develop efficient and effective business processes as assigned by Head of Internal Audit.

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

  • BA/BS degree (preferably with a focus in internal controls, fraud prevention, etc.)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of audit experience.
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of programs.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry is a plus.
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.
Job Title
Senior Auditor

Basking Ridge

Functional Area

New Jersey