Posted
07-Feb-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
Costa Rica
Location
Escazu
Lead recruiter
Giulia Aglieri Rinella
Function
All Finance
Reporting Line
Senior Manager Global Internal Audit / SOX
On-site/Remote
Hybrid
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Your Opportunity

The position of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) & SOX Auditor will be responsible to assist the GIA & SOX Function in providing certification that our internal control environment is operating effectively. In this role, the Auditor will support the company’s SOX efforts, including testing execution, reviews, and assessments to comply with SOX regulations, as well as support the execution of the corporate audit program globally, to bring a systematic, disciplined, and balanced approach evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls. This position reports to the Global Internal Audit / SOX Senior Manager. 

About You
  • You inspire others to work collaboratively, and you actively promote the team to think creatively.
  • You are Fearless in challenging the status quo in a professional and thoughtful way, championing our Family culture.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills are required, with a meticulous attention to detail and a great understanding Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICFR)

RESPONSIBILITIES

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Participate and execute a risk focused Global SOX Program, based on the Company’s risk assessment.
  • Perform process walkthroughs, document narratives and flowcharts of key controls over financial reporting, along with the identification of risks, and perform testing of key controls over financial reporting.
  • Prepare / update detailed test plans for financial controls in compliance with testing SOX requirements.
  • Support the preparation of SOX compliance and status reporting, write-up of deficiencies and recommendations.
  • Prepare a preliminary summary of aggregated deficiencies (SAD) for the Manager/Sr Manager to validate proper classification for evaluation.
  • Assist in the delivery of the Internal Audit plan (annual) based on the Company’s inherent risk profile and other concerns identified by management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Analyze large scale datasets to identify patterns, anomalies, and risks. 
  • Oversee open audit issue remediation efforts, including periodic testing and reporting.
  • Engage in special projects within the Internal Audit/SOX function and other cross-functional teams globally (i.e. company-wide initiatives, process improvements).
  • Escalate high-risk issues identified during the audits, unsatisfactory audit results, and delays in audit plan completion.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • University degree in Finance/Business Administration, Accounting, or another relevant field.
  • 2 years of previous audit experience (internal/external including experience in Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • Intermediate knowledge of: Internal Control over Financial Statement (ICFR)/SOX implementation and management / PCAOB Standards and interpretations; COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiency; USGAAP framework; and Audit Standards knowledge.
  • Proficient in data analytics required. Technically savvy, with background in audit methodologies and expertise in AI and data mining techniques to enhance auditing processes. As auditor you will be responsible for analysing financial data, identifying patters, anomalies and potential risks using data analytic tools. Additionally, you will be task with developing and implementing innovative tools/solutions to streamline auditing procedures. 
  • A professional accounting/audit certification (CPA) is a plus. Strong financial and accounting knowledge is required.
  • Proficient in data analytics tools often required.
  • Fluent English. Any additional language is a plus.
Personal Qualities
  • Detail and results oriented with problem-solving ability.  Comfortable working on multiple projects, under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills are essential for translating complex findings into actionable insights for stakeholders. 
  • Being curious innovator, constantly asking questions to gather the right insight to provide the best solutions.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members

LEADERSHIP AGILITY

At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience


Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 


U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.

BEHAVE LIKE Family

We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.

THINK LIKE A Founder

The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.

LIFE INSIDE BACARDI Career Stories

Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.