Manager, Finance Access Management & System Compliance - Finance Solutions & Technology (FS&T)

Auris Health

Auris Health

IT, Accounting & Finance, Legal
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023


Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Finance Access Management & System Compliance Manager in the Finance Solutions & Technology (FS&T) – Global Process Owner (GPO) Compliance team. This position is responsible for supporting the run state of the digital transformation systems and user access management processes, and to drive standardization and efficiencies across the systems, processes, and controls across the Finance digital transformation initiatives (SigniFi and TransAct).

The primary location for this role is New Brunswick, NJ. The role may also be based in other J&J locations within USA and Puerto Rico, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The candidate must be able to travel to New Brunswick, as needed. Up to 10% domestic/international travel maybe required.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $94.9 Billion in 2022 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 260 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 135,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

The Compliance Manager will be responsible for developing, deploying, and governing standard compliance processes and providing strategic compliance support to the SigniFi and TransAct digital finance transformation projects, with a focus on User Access Management (UAM) and other system compliance processes that come into scope of SigniFi and Transact.

The Compliance Manager will be responsible for providing compliance systems support across all major system and tool deployments within the SigniFi/Transact Digital Core, Planning and Forecasting, Consolidations, and Reporting initiatives.

The Compliance Manager will have the ability to interact with numerous senior leaders through in-person meetings, presentations, etc. and will play an integral role in shaping Global Finance processes. This exposure will give him/her the ability to hone his/her collaborative and presentation skills while building a reputation as a trusted advisor and champion for Global Standardization and the Finance 3-Tier model. He/she will also leverage his/her core understanding of the existing Finance and Compliance processes to consistently drive the organization toward the future vision that SigniFi / TransAct has created.

The Scope of Responsibilities Includes:

  • Supports the governance, monitoring and maintenance of J&J’s enterprise internal controls within the UAM processes and financial systems.
  • Provides compliance support to the SigniFi and TransAct digital transformation projects, with a focus on User Access Management (UAM) and other system compliance processes that come into scope of SigniFi and TransAct.
  • Responsible for providing compliance systems support across all major system and tool deployments within the SigniFi/TransAct Digital Core, Planning & Forecasting, Consolidations, and Reporting initiatives.
  • Responsible to support Control Owners/Performers throughout the ongoing Internal and External SOX and Operational audits, including development of remediation plans of any deficiencies or gaps identified.
  • Responsible to direct and collaborate with Control Owners/Performers to ensure that controls are being performed and evidenced in a timely manner and meet all External Reporting, Management Reporting, SOX and regulatory program deadlines.
  • Supports compliance design initiatives and supports execution of controls across our landscape, partnering closely with GPO organizations, Global Services Internal Audit, and IT Stakeholders.
  • Design, implement and support ongoing execution of Business, Finance and IT controls and quality metrics across platforms.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and proactively challenge existing processes and workflows – suggest and support implementation of necessary changes to improve influence/business impact.
  • Use, analyze, and leverage existing data to make/take informed decisions, improve existing processes/systems and simplify and create strong plans with minimum risk.
  • Execute the strategies and governance for compliance monitoring reporting.
  • Support the design, build and run of internal and external management reporting strategy and governance.
  • Support initiatives related to control automation to drive standardization and efficiencies across the enterprise.
  • Build and maintain relationships at all levels throughout the organization.


  • A minimum of 5 years of professional related experience is required
  • minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Accounting Information Systems, or any related business degree is required.
  • Advanced degrees or professional certifications such as MBA, Master's in TAX/Economics/Accounting, CPA, CIA, CISA, CMA etc. is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Security & User Access Management processes and tools is required
  • Working knowledge of financial and IT internal controls is required
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404, US GAAP, and IFRS is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Financial External Reporting, and Management Reporting data, processes, and controls is required
  • Ability to proactively identify and mitigate process risks required
  • Understanding of continuous process improvement techniques.
  • Anticipate needs, assess and manage business risk taking; escalate issues that may impact their process globally; manage through times of crisis and ambiguity.
  • Experience working in a complex, multi-ERP/system environment (S/4 SAP HANA preferred).
  • People management skills and ability to collaborate in a highly matrixed environment is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to influence the audience is required.

Key Working Relationships/Collaboration:

  • Engage and develop trusted relationships with peers and leaders in GPO organizations, Global Services, Internal/External Audits, GTAAS, Finance, Supply Chain, IT and Controllership to identify process improvements and introduce productivity enabling technologies.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

The base pay range for this position is $97,000 - $166,750

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. For additional general information on company benefits, please go to: - https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

The compensation and benefits information set forth in this posting applies to candidates hired in the United States. Candidates hired outside the United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in accordance with their local market.