The Americas Risk and Controls Analyst is responsible for assessing risk and influencing process improvements to mitigate the largest risks across SMG's Americas region.
The analyst will partner across SMG to identify risks (both existing and new), quantify the potential impact of those risks, and directly or indirectly implement controls to respond to those risks.
In addition, the analyst will help to mitigate excessive cost risks and contractual compliance risks by leading Customer facing audits of Rebate programs.
By performing customer audits, the analyst will have the opportunity to understand our existing pricing and incentive structures in place across the Americas and Intel.
Most customer rebates require performance by the customer to be eligible for those rebates. Therefore, analysis is performed to identify the highest risk customers to audit.
Once selected, the analyst aligns with internal stakeholders and the customer to verify that rebate payments were accurate and in line with contracts.
This includes independent verification of the customer's self-reported data (e.g. sales out, integration, sales to a specific customer, etc.
This role will lead complex audits that have resulted in multi-million dollar recoveries historically.
You will help Intel with the following, but not limited to :
Develop strong partnerships with SMG rebates teams, SMG Legal, revenue finance, distributor finance, Business Operations and will have regular interaction with WW Risk Management teams in APJ, PRC, and EMEA.
Identify more complex controls gaps in areas of ownership, identify root cause and influence recommended actions.
Communicate information clearly and concisely, in a well-organized manner, actively listening by asking probing questions to gain understanding, and keeping stakeholders informed and aligned.
As a Controls Analyst you should also be action oriented, be able to quickly develop partnerships and have the ability to balance multiple projects at one time (schedule workload, set timelines, monitor and communicate progress).
Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.
Minimum qualifications :
Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.
3+ years of related experience
1+ years of experience manipulating large volumes of data in Excel or other database tools, while maintaining data integrity.
Advanced English level.
Must have permanent-unrestricted right to work in Costa Rica.
Preferred Qualifications :
Programming languages (e.g., SQL, Python, R).
Proficient Spanish and Portuguese language skills