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IC & Investigation Manager - China  

Lilly (company)

Posted on : 12 August 2017

Project Description

IC & Investigation Manager
Objectives of the Role:
Elanco China aims to establish sustained capabilities on Internal Control (IC) spot check processes and investigation processes to find the truth behind allegations of corruption/fraud or policy violations across the Elanco China business units and functions. The Critical Success Factors for this role are: 1) Capability in conducting IC Spot Check and generating effective data reports; 2) Effective Investigation Process; 3) Capability in Fact Finding.

The IC & Investigation Mgr. is expected to conduct and/or direct compliance accountant specialists in effective review and spot-check of employees and 3rd party expenses related with business transactions and AHP related expenses. The IC & Investigation Mgr. is also expected to lead the compliance investigation processes and be a key liaison working with Finance, Ethics and Compliance, quality and other functions to ensure that appropriate risk mitigation plans including appropriate corrective and preventive actions are implemented. Continuously identifying ways to improve quality and efficiency of IC spot checks and investigations is another key objective of this role.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Determine sample selection strategy as per transaction volume (individual reimbursement & 3rd party vendor payment)
  • Perform monthly spot check and identify suspicious fraud and policy violation cases with detailed findings
  • Prepare potential fraud/policy violation database, visibility report and other monthly IC report per business request
  • Develop IC Data Reporting Capability: leverage the fraud/policy violation database to build our own analytical report capabilities
  • Prepare suspicious case review report/chart and conduct suspicious cases review meeting with ECCC (Elanco China Compliance Committee)
  • Effectively conduct and investigate business fraud and anti-corruption related Level 1-3 and other sensitive/high risk investigations (e.g. investigations implicating senior management, etc.)
  • Ensure all investigations are undertaken with a high degree of professionalism and precision
  • Develop and apply a deep knowledge of internal and external risks and determine how to best mitigate as a result of investigation findings
  • Implement communication and reporting strategy/system to inform executive and senior business leaders of key trends and compliance findings
  • Balances requirement to deliver results (i.e., investigation outcome) with accuracy in producing reports with high quality and efficiency
  • Ensure consistency on implementation of investigation process and timely, accurate documentation of investigation details
  • Prepare materials and drive employee T&E and compliance training in partnership with Finance and Ethics and Compliance functions
  • Be a role model in driving high performance with high integrity
Skill Requirements:
  • Business acumen and balance: Understanding and knowledge of sales and/or marketing implementation framework and tactics in light of compliance requirements and standards
  • Skills in analytical acumen, objective assessment of a situation, and monitoring and issues trending analysis for scorecard tracking and risk assessment
  • Orientation toward details and facts with strong documentation skills, strong judgment and principle-based decision making
  • Effective communication and interview skills (ability to develop and ask critical questions)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Mandarin with strong partnership across different functions
  • Models Lilly’s core values – Respect for People, Excellence, and Integrity
  • Ability to balance the needs of the employees, supervisor, business, and external environment while maintaining objectivity
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently while keeping others informed/involved as appropriate
  • Ability to maintain objectivity with an aligned decision and conviction in spite of possible business pressure
Other Requirements:
  • Minimum 5-7 years of working experience, preferably in HR, compliance, and/or legal.
  • Experience in Forensic Accounting or with Certified Forensic Investigation skills
  • High learning agility and ability to adapt quickly to different situations
  • Able to leverage resources and platforms to remove human error and increase efficiency
  • Strong computer skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of the time
  • Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner will be a plus

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above

Personal Considerations:
  • Will need to travel under short notice to multiple cities or may need to travel for extended durations (e.g. beyond a calendar week) for investigations.