Sr. Auditor in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

With over 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 hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

Job Summary

Under direct delegation from the Director, Internal Audit, the Sr. Auditor is primarily responsible for assisting with the execution of Financial, Operational, and Compliance and Process audits for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (“DSI”) and Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“LPI”). 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 and Mitigation 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 LPI 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 LPI’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 work papers and audit report findings

Assist in the completion of all regulatory compliance activities such as matters related to the CIA (e.g. RAMP) as well as JSOX requirements (Japan’s equivalent to US Sarbanes Oxley Act or SOX) for both DSI and LPI

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 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 committees as well as Special Projects to improve or develop efficient and effective business processes as assigned by Head of Internal Audit.

Travel may be required


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


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (preferably with a focus in internal controls, fraud prevention, etc.); a minimum of 3 years of audit experience; proficient in MS Office Suite of programs; experience with SAP is a plus; Pharmaceutical industry is a plus.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All 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.