Transformative Global Audit, Healthcare Compliance and Information Technology professional with global work experience in various leadership, management and oversight roles focused on Risk Management, Audit and Advisory services. Strategic thinker, results-oriented, analytical and resourceful problem solver with a proven track record of developing talent and influencing teams to achieve great results. Recognized for successfully transforming strategy into quantifiably successful programs. Trusted advisor to clients’ and key stakeholders.
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Jan 2019 - Present
Executive Director - Compliance - Global Audit, Monitoring & Transparency Disclosures
Sep 2017 - Dec 2018
Compliance Director - Global Healthcare Compliance Audit & Monitoring
Dec 2014 - Sep 2017
Audit Director, International Healthcare Compliance, FCPA/ABAC, Finance
Corporate Audit Director responsible for i) establishing the International Audit team in UK, ii) overseeing International Healthcare Compliance, FCPA/ABAC, Data Privacy and Finance audits across all Amgen affiliates and third parties in the International Regions (Europe, Intercontinental and JAPAC); and iii) reporting results to the CFO, CCO, CAE and to the various committees of Amgen Board of Directors.
Sep 2011 - Nov 2014
Audit Director, Information Technology & Financial Reporting (SOX)
Responsible for Audit Planning, Management, Executive communication of Financial Reporting (SOX), Information Systems (IS), Corporate Accounting, Procure-to-Pay and Payroll integrated audits. Oversight, management and continuous improvement of audit framework, policies and procedures in support of the internal control assessment in accordance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Development, Oversight and Execution of a risk based three-year internal audit plan covering key audit entities, critical processes, systems & infrastructure. Communication of audit results, thematic issues and risks to CAE and senior business leaders. Gain buy-in and work collaboratively with leadership to ensure effective, risk focused, and efficient coverage of key risks. Develop and retain a professional audit team with sufficient knowledge, skills, and experience to meet the requirements of the Internal Audit Charter. Continuous improvement of internal audit processes, audit manual, tools and other administrative matters.
Dec 2006 - Sep 2011
Corporate Audit Sr. Manager, IT Audit
Responsible for - 1. Managing and executing the three year IS audit plan 2. Providing guidance and IS audit expertise to audit team, management and clients on audits conducted by Corporate Audit 3. Supporting SOX processes & reporting to Financial Reporting Risk & Controls (FRRC) committee 4. Tracking and reporting of open audit issues 5. Supoorting the improvement of internal audit processes, audit manual, audit charter, tools and other administrative matters etc
Feb 2001 - Nov 2006
Managed multiple Advisory and Sarbanes Oxley compliance related projects for both internal and external audit clients of KPMG. Supervised international assignment in China for the audit of a multi-million dollar capital project, for one of the Big Three automakers, demonstrating sound knowledge of project management processes and understanding of the automakers standard methodologies and processes. Managed multiple SOX-404 attestation engagements, including scoping, budgeting, resource management, performing initial reviews, and acting as the main client liaison. Managed the schedule and audit of Oracle database and security at a major educational services client. Led the project quality assurance and health check of an Oracle financials upgrade in progress at a consumer market client. The project included the quality and controls review of overall project management, scope change, testing and training documentation etc. Performed quality assurance and controls assessment of oracle financials closing and procure-to-pay business processes during the implementation of oracle applications at a major higher education public sector client
Mar 1999 - Feb 2001
Served as module leader engaged in analyzing the processes within the core finance function of a major brokerage firm, in order to identify specific improvement opportunities, and to evaluate costs & benefits of reinstalling Oracle financials. Assisted a major utility firm in planning and scoping for enhancements to oracle financials system. Completed assessment documents, project plans, evaluated potential risks and dependencies. Prepared the overall planning document that addressed all aspects of the proposed work, scope, impact to oracle applications, legacy applications, risks and assumptions.
1989 - 1993
Pune University India
Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science
Computer Science Engineer