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 LLA Corp (Denver) 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 Senior ( the Senior ) position is to support the LLA SOX and Internal Audit processes at LLA Corp (Denver) 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.
The role may require frequent communication with management and compliance related staff at other LLA Consolidated entities and this, combined with the testing requirements of the role, may require a certain amount of travel to other locations.
The amount of travel will be based on need and may be subject to change.
What You ll Do
Delivering internal audit and SOX work on time (in English) 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.
Designing, performing, and reviewing substantive audit procedures (in English).
Documenting control processes in flowcharts and risk and control matrices (in English).
Identifying and documenting the process level and financial statement risks (in English).
Identifying and documenting controls (existing and new controls where needed) that mitigate the identified risks (in English).
Performing and reviewing tests of design ( TOD ) and operating effectiveness ( TOE ) (in English).
Identifying and documenting control deficiencies and audit findings (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.
Assisting the Audit Manager in drafting internal audit reports (in English).
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 (in English and Spanish).
Communicating timely and clearly to LLA Internal Audit and SOX team members and management on progress, issues, deficiencies, and other matters, as deemed appropriate.
Maintaining independence in appearance and in fact.
Participating in ad-hoc compliance projects (e.g., year 1 acquisitions), due diligence or other activities as requested.
Preferred education / qualifications
University degree, preferably in Accounting or Business-related disciplines.
Professional qualifications highly desirable (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
Knowledge & Experience
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 (in English).
Experience designing test plans (both control and substantive), testing, and concluding on the test work, including the design and operating effectiveness of controls (in English).
Experience documenting and evaluating deficiencies / findings and assisting management with designing remediation plans (in English).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to understand and summarize complex information (in English and Spanish).
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.
Attention to detail - ensures that information is correctly processed and that their work complies with relevant internal / external guidance, procedures, and regulatory requirements;
checks work and corrects mistakes promptly.
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.