Compliance Specialist



Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Compliance Specialist

📌Positions are open to Mexican Citizens and official residents of Mexico.
📍Location: Guadalajara (hybrid)
📌Strong English communication skills required.

Join us in our Global Transparency Operations team. This role is part of the Global Payment Transparency (GPT) team, responsible for fulfilling AstraZeneca’s external disclosure obligations across Europe, the United States (US), and emerging visibility requirements in countries such as Japan and Australia. The GPT team is part of the overall Global Assurance and Reporting Services within the Global Business Shared Services organization, aligned to Finance.


As a Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for processing high-quality, accurate, and consistent payment data, prioritized by our overall reporting timelines. You will partner with key internal and external customers to bring together and reconcile data collected both internally through various internal financial or event management systems or externally via third party suppliers who disburse payments and transfers of value on behalf of the company.

Essential Skills/Experience:

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or relevant field)

- Experience in finance, auditing, quality assurance/control, SOX, data management/stewardship and/or risk management

- Strong project management skills with the ability to handle challenging projects simultaneously within bold timelines.

- Ability to interpret and use data effectively, understand business context and generate improvement actions.

- Strong ethical, collaborative, and influencing skills.

- Experience working with large amounts of data, with attention to detail.

- Excellent computer skills, including data and reporting software programs.

- Proficient command of English

Desirable Skills/Experience:

- Experience in or with the biopharmaceutical industry or a consulting firm working with pharmaceutical clients.

- Knowledge of data reporting & analytics tools (e.g., MicroStrategy, Power BI, Tableau, Qlik View/Sense, etc.)

- Prior exposure or familiarity with scripts (e.g., Microsoft Excel + VBA, Python, JavaScript, SQL, etc.) will be a plus.

- Solid understanding of / experience with payment transparency requirements in Europe (EFPIA), the US (Open Payments or formerly Sunshine Act)

- Global / cross-cultural experience.

-Experience on US and ASIAPAC regions is a plus.

At AstraZeneca, we are driven by our commitment to deliver accelerated growth and to make people's lives better. We are part of an inclusive and giving community where we support and help each other on our journeys. We are disciplined thinkers and doers who thrive in our often intense and ambiguous environment. We are leading the way in delivering Lean processes that drive greater efficiency and speed. Sustainable practices are at the heart of what we do. If you have the passion and the drive to accelerate growth and make people's lives better, then this is the place for you.

Ready to make a meaningful impact on people's lives with life-changing medicines? Apply now to join our team!

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we ignite ambitious thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working give us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our outstanding and bold world.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.