Shire Senior Associate, Process & Sarbanes Oxley (4PL) in Dublin, Ireland

Own, continually develop and enhance the SSC process documentation and SOX controls matrices:

  • Ensure all SSC process 4PL documentation remains reflective of current process

  • Drive improvements to SOX documentation to ensure that all controls are relevant and all documents kept up to date

  • Collaborate with SSC process owners in Dublin and Exton (US) to ensure that processes are as consistent as possible, with any identified differences resolved or acknowledged as necessary due to local legislation or systems differences.

Ensure SOX controls are operating effectively across the SSC process streams:

  • Perform testing of the key US GAAP & SOX impacted processes spanning Shire & the 4PL Distributors

  • Conduct ongoing reviews to ensure controls have been executed and the relevant evidence of those controls is maintained, adhering to best practice / auditing standards

  • Drive compliance and quality of the GL account reconciliations and supporting documentation maintained in Blackline

  • Operate as the main point of contact for SSC EU in ensuring that annual financial controls relating to 4PL are properly completed and appropriately evidenced

Own, continually develop and enhance the training programs and delivery thereof:

  • Provide overall process and controls framework training to SSC team members, typically during induction sessions

  • Coordinate the training needs of the SSC workstreams and liaise with global partners to ensure agreed standards are met


  • Must have previous multi-national pharma. experience ideally within supply chain 5 years min.

  • Indept knowledge of SOX Compliance.

  • Proven experience of devloping shared services processess and controls framework

  • Prove experience of working with outsourced pharmaceutical distributors.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.