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Internal Control Specialist

Date: Nov 11, 2021

Location: Hyderabad, IN, 500081

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Req ID: 173241

Job Description

Are you passionate about service excellence? Would you love to work for a global organisation that is doing more good for people and planet?

IFF is a global leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences. We are now seeking a highly motivated and results driven individual to join our Finance function as Internal Control Specialist.

Your Focus

As Internal Control Specialist at our Finance Shared Service Center in Hyderabad, India, you will provide internal control guidance and education to business/functional personnel within the Center.

The role reports to Manager Internal Controls.


How you will contribute

  • Provide on ground support for internal control-related issues, including projects or initiatives, within the respective Center.
  • Conduct assessments within the Center across the relevant SOX and non-SOX KCA’s as per ICSM.
  • Seek to provide guidance for remediation and continual improvements in regard to internal controls.
  • Follow the Integration Project process for transition of work streams into the Center.
  • Coordinate SOX evaluation work
  • KCA Database administration – set up new control owners, ensure appropriate access, drive adherence to timelines and report the results
  • Train new control owners
  • Monitor evaluation status during evaluation periods
  • Ensure evaluation effectively conducted
  • Partner with Business/Function Manager, Country Controller and Global ICS on planning work (if audit preparation work is required, provides active support during preparation phase.)
  • Attend and participates in related audit activities (opening meetings, closing meetings, status meetings)
  • Support investigations of the issues to better understand root cause
  • Monitor remediation of audit issues; proactively supports remediation to address internal control weaknesses
  • Advise and directs responses to all control queries from within the assigned areas
  • Participates in monthly ICS audios
  • Interact with Global Internal Controls team for guidance against policy / KCA quarry
  • Provide support in other key areas as requested by Management
  • Complete requests end to end including communication on the results

Job Requirements

What you will need to be successful

  • CA with 2 years’ experience or CA Inter with 4 years’ experience.
  • Experience in Internal Controls or audit.
  • Sound knowledge in Automation and simplification
  • Ability to multitask and versatile
  • Strong in analytical skill
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexibility to operate in shifts



IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential.  We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. 
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