What's the role :
The Internal Audit and SOX team is responsible for planning, coordinating, testing, and guiding all internal audit and control testing related activities at Global Business Services (GBS) Panama and other LLA group locations, as requested, under the direction of the central LLA SOX and Internal Audit Team, in accordance with the US Sarbanes Oxley ( SOX ) 2002 Act and in accordance with the Liberty Latin America SOX and Internal Audit methodologies.
The primary purpose of the Internal Audit and SOX, is to support the LLA SOX and Internal Audit processes at GBS Panama and certain other locations, as requested.
This support will include the collection, analysis, documentation, and consolidation of SOX compliance related data for management reporting purposes to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, as well as performing the design and operating effectiveness testing in support of management’s overall assessment.
Additionally, the Senior will support the Internal Audit process in all LLA locations, as requested.
What you'll do :
Delivering internal audit and SOX work on time and in accordance with the Liberty Latin America SOX and internal audit methodology
Working as a team or independently with support and guidance from the Audit or SOX Lead.
When leading an assignment, coordinate work for teams of between one and three auditors to complete the audit in accordance with the agreed audit program or SOX testing requirements
Ensuring key deliverables (e.g., control documentation flowcharts, risk, and control matrices ( RCMs ) , control testing, evaluation of testing results, other items as requested, etc.
adhere to internal quality standards of LLA
Performing and reviewing tests of design ( TOD ) and operating effectiveness ( TOE ) (in English)
Evaluating and assisting in concluding on the severity of the identified deficiencies (individually and in the aggregate) and audit findings (in English)
Communicating with management throughout the audit or SOX process to keep them informed of testing progress and agree deficiencies or findings and the related remediation or management action plans
Preparing status updates for discussion at weekly meetings and taking part in status and closing meetings with management as requested.
Carrying out quarterly follow-up of previous recommendations, remediation plans, and preparing summary progress updates.
Building effective working relationships with other departments (e.g., Compliance & Ethics, Financial Reporting, Treasury, etc.)
Providing control owners ongoing guidance and, if requested, training for proper evidencing of control performance, process improvements and other SOX 404 matters
Communicating timely and clearly to LLA Internal Audit and SOX team members and management on progress, issues, deficiencies, and other matters, as deemed appropriate
Knowledge and Experience :
University degree, preferably in Accounting or Business-related disciplines
Professional qualifications highly desirable (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
Minimum 2 - 5 years of relevant experience with financial and operational audit, including a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
Public Accounting experience preferred and professionally qualified accountant preferred
Working knowledge of basic accounting, US GAAP, SOX 404, the COSO 2013 Framework, PCAOB internal control audit requirements
Knowledge of audit techniques and test approaches; experience auditing in the technology or telecoms sectors is considered a plus
Experience flowcharting processes (VISIO) and preparing risk and control matrices ( RCMs ), including identifying and documenting existing controls and identifying control gaps
Experience designing test plans (both control and substantive), testing, and concluding on the test work, including the design and operating effectiveness of controls
Experience documenting and evaluating deficiencies / findings and assisting management with designing remediation plans
Working knowledge and ability to guide management in setting thresholds / precision and designing and testing completeness and accuracy procedures around information produced by the entity ( IPE )
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and capable of managing and achieving multiple deadlines; project management experience highly advantageous
Strong analytical skills supported by critical thinking and the ability to identify the root cause of an issue.
Proactive, result oriented and able to plan and manage own workload including delivery to deadlines, budgets, and quality standards
Able to work in teams, supporting colleagues in completing tasks, as well as working independently
Who We Are
We are the leading telecommunications company, connecting more than 40 markets in Latin America and the Caribbean with our video, broadband internet, telephony, and mobile services under the consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Más Móvil, BTC and Cabletica.
We started small, and now we’re growing. We’re excited about the future as we strive to unlock opportunities in the region.
Why join us
Technology excites us enables us and drives us. We re proud of the services we provide, the markets that we serve, and our people coming together to enhance our customers lives with technology so that they can connect, work, live and play without missing beat.
Throughout Liberty Latin America, our passion and pride are brought to life through our shared vision to bring innovation that will create moments that matter to our customers, delivering growth in our markets with one vision, one culture, and one team.
Liberty Latin America provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy / childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and / or local laws.