About the role
Your Opportunity The position of the SOX Auditor will be responsible in assisting the SOX Function in providing certification that our internal control environment is operating effectively.
In this role, the SOX Auditor will participate and support the company’s SOX efforts, including execution, reviews, and assessments to comply with SOX regulations.
This position reports to the SOX 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).
With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to :
Support the execution of a risk focused Global SOX Program, based on the Company’s risk assessment, along with coordinating and guiding compliance activities.
Assist with detailed testing of Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICFR).
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.
Propose / maintain SOX Framework control changes including additions, deletions and modifications in the SOX tool (SOXHub) and participate in the change management process.
Support the controls certification process and the preparation of detailed test plans for financial controls in compliance with testing SOX requirements.
Partner with external auditors, for reliance on internal audit work for SOX compliance.
Partner with Finance Manager of Bacardi entities to strengthen and promote controls on SOX program.
Engage in special projects within the Internal Audit / SOX function (i.e. operational audits, IT audits) and other cross-functional teams globally (i.
e. company-wide initiatives, process improvements).
Perform quality reviews over Internal Audit reports / SOX testing, along with auditee feedback and develop action plans to address improvement areas.
Escalate high-risk issues identified during the audits, unsatisfactory audit results, and delays in audit plan completion.
Able to travel between 20% - 30%, with flexibility to travel on short notice.
Skills and Experience
The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
University degree in Finance / Business Administration, Accounting, or another relevant field.
1 year of previous audit experience (internal / external including experience in Sarbanes-Oxley), preferably from an accounting firm.
Basic 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.
A professional accounting / audit certification (CPA) is a plus. Strong financial and accounting knowledge is required.
B2 English level (minimum). Any additional language is a plus.
Detail and results oriented with a problem-solving ability, along with very good communication and interpersonal skills.
Being curious innovator, constantly asking questions to gather the right insight to provide the best solutions.
Comfortable working on multiple projects and under pressure with tight deadlines