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IT Auditor

Job Name

IT Auditor






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

IT Audit Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Clarisse Lainez

About the role


Global role in the Internal Audit/SOX function for a Senior IT Auditor with an analytical mind and expertise in IT systems, applications, and infrastructure. 
You will play a critical role in partnering with leadership teams across the globe, contributing through audits, projects and expertise to IT and all other Regions and Functions across the Global.


You are a professional with an innovative mindset, who thinks creatively and out of the box, while working collaboratively.
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 of cyber security trends.


  • Examine internal IT controls, evaluate their design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk and provide recommendations on remediation actions and / or solutions.
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities and create counteractive strategies to protect the network.
  • Engage in special projects within the Internal Audit/SOX function and other cross-functional teams globally. 
  • Perform quality reviews over Internal Audit reports/SOX testing, along with auditee feedback and develop action plans to address improvement areas.
  • Provide guidance to Management regarding recommendations to strengthen internal controls / business processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of Engagement Level Risk Assessments and Planning Memos.
  • Participate in Internal Audit activities and possibly owning/updating sections of the Audit records in OpsAudit.
  • Support the Global SOX Program.
  • Escalate high-risk issues identified during the audits, unsatisfactory audit results, and delays in audit plan completion.
  • Support the Audit Manager / Sr. Manager during the Audit Reporting and SOX process.
  • Support in the periodic follow-up process of remediation and management action plans, including validation of implementation of corrective actions.
  • 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.
  • Review documentation updates of business processes and related controls to support process owners with their responsibility for adequate / optimal control design-based following on COSO standards.. 
  • Propose / maintain SOX Framework control changes including additions, deletions and modifications in the SOX tool (SOXHub) and participate in the change management process.
  • Prepare / update detailed test plans for financial controls in compliance with testing SOX requirements, and partner with external auditors, for reliance on internal audit work for SOX compliance.
  • Able to travel between 20% - 30%, with flexibility to travel on short notice.

Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems, or another relevant field. A degree in Finance/Business Administration, Accounting is a plus.
  • 3-5 years of previous audit experience (internal/external) is required, SOX experience and / or experience in an accounting firm are a plus. 
  • Basic proficiency of: COBIT framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiency; COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiency; and Audit Standards.
  • Basic proficiency of: Internal Control over Financial Statement (ICFR)/SOX implementation and management / PCAOB Standards and interpretations; and USGAAP framework. 
  • Strong English speaking skills. Any additional language is a plus.
  • Detail and results oriented with a problem-solving ability, 
  • Being a 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. 
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexibly, working with different team members from different time zones (US/Costa Rica/Europe)

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.