Internal Audit Manager
Escazu,Costa Rica
hace 23 días

About the role

The Global Internal Audit (GIA) function assists Bacardi’s Board of Directors, Audit Committee and senior management by assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls over (1) financial reporting, (2) effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and (3) compliance with laws and regulations, as well as the adequacy of the company's risk management and governance processes.

GIA also adds value by providing objective, timely and relevant analyses, comments and recommendations through a comprehensive audit approach.

The position of Internal Audit Manager is a newly opened role in the organization. The individual within this position will be responsible for leading and managing assurance projects of the GIA function within Bacardi, partnering closely with the business and external audit teams.

The position will report directly to the Global Director of Internal Audit based in Miami, Florida.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

The Internal Audit Manager will have first class communication skills and needs to establish long lasting relationships with senior management.

The role implies partnering with the business and facilitating the development of sustainable solutions owned and executed by management to effectively mitigate Bacardi's risks.

The Internal Audit Manager must be a catalyst for change and benchmark performance by enabling the identification and socialization of best practices across Bacardi.

Beyond planning, leading, and executing audits, you will demonstrate your leadership abilities in Knowledge Practices and Customer Relationship (stakeholder) Management roles.

  • Assist Director of Global Internal Audit in developing and executing a risk focused 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
  • Perform risk assessments, analyze risk and recommend areas of emphasis for targeted audit procedures for operational and financial audits.
  • Leads and performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing audit results, and resolution of audit open issues for operational and financial audits.
  • Reviewing or preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Assist in the development of the annual audit plan and strategies.
  • Assist with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.
  • Partner with process owners on corrective action activities related to non-compliances and process improvement and promoting role of Corporate Audit Services as a Strategic Business Partner.
  • Ensure that audit corrective action plans properly address audit recommendations and that the corrective actions provide adequate completion timelines.
  • Provide progress reports communicating to management and the SVP of Internal Audit whether corrective actions are being implemented.

  • Participate in hotline investigations as requested, and when necessary conduct and lead complex financial fraud investigations.
  • Motivate and develop internal audit personnel consistent with Bacardi’s vision and values.
  • Place significant emphasis on continuous improvement in quality management, ensuring that the team rapidly develops capability around problem solving, communication and business understanding.
  • Improve the appreciation of corporate governance and internal controls across Bacardi, ensuring that management understands their role in the governance framework and the value it provides.
  • Act as a conduit for the transfer of best practices by applying lessons learned during global audit reviews to regional management.

    At all times promote the highest level of ethics, independence and integrity.

  • Performs Quality Assessments reviews, monitors monthly cost variance analysis of ongoing projects and audit ageing reporting.
  • Measures of success

  • Talent : Develop and update personal development plans and deliver against the plans
  • Performance : Meet and exceed the targets as agreed in the annual objective
  • Value share : Demonstrated the Bacardi key values consistently
  • Finance scorecard : Achieve targets defined in the Finance Scorecard and Hub Capability Action Plan
  • Achieve target customer satisfaction measures
  • Critical experiences for success

  • 5+ years of risk-focused external and internal audit experience with strong ability to understand and review both financial and automated risks and controls within business processes in an integrated fashion.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management principles and an understanding of relevant standards like COSO.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively present to peers and management, including the ability to manage confrontation are essential.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to assimilate new information, make sound decisions and manage multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, including ability to analyze business and financial activities, understand and describe process flows, strengths and weaknesses, and develop creative solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • The candidate must be flexible and be able to adapt to the changing organization with aim to strengthen controls, improve risk management and provide solutions to senior management by identifying and understanding key risks facing the organization.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting, and professional standards (U.S. GAAP, IFRS, GAAS, and the Professional Practices Framework of the IIA) including knowledge of emerging topics.
  • Proven ability in using data analytics to better anticipate business risks, and provide more reliable assurance to the company, identify systematic control problems and development of exception reporting.
  • Minimum Requirements and Qualifications to be considered for this position :

  • Language Skills : Fluent in English, including business terminology, and Spanish; third language a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Preferred Masters or MBA
  • Certification, either Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or equivalent
  • 5-7 + years of public accounting and / or private industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance and internal control areas
  • Experience with automated audit work paper solutions (TeamMate, AutoAudit, Metric Stream etc.) preferred
  • Previous people management experience required
  • Prior industry experience a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Previous experience in SAP ERP system,
  • Experience with automated audit work paper solutions (TeamMate, AutoAudit, Metric Stream etc.) preferred
  • Ability to travel Internationally, minimum travel requirements : 40-50%
  • Our ways of working

    Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire.

    We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly.

    We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure.

    We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work : we commit energy, heart and soul.

    We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of : our True Heart and Winning Spirit both in our home markets and across the world.

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