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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you?ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you?ve tasted Compass Group?s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 200,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.
Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!
great people. great services. great results.
Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.
Job Description
The position will conduct financial, operational, compliance and special audits on the Compass Group PLC Businesses primarily in Latin America to identify risks and controls that may have an impact on the integrity of reported financial information and/or the achievement of business objectives, as well as to support Internal Audit in the other governance-related activities.
As the role will have primary responsibility for covering Latin American countries, Spanish and experience of the business and culture in the region is essential. There will be travel, estimated at 65% of time mainly throughout Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
The role offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced and ambitious person to develop their skills and knowledge and pursue a career within Internal Audit and/or within the business.
+ Conduct audits either as a lead or part of a small team, with responsibility over the planning, audit execution and delivery of the final audit report. For each assignment, understand the various risks, processes, controls, IT systems, business performance metrics, operational challenges, and business initiatives.
+ Maintain appropriate working papers and evidence to support findings and recommendations.
+ Communicate findings and recommendations concisely and clearly to all levels of management both verbally and in writing. Work with local management to develop sound and practical solutions to weaknesses and monitor closely the implementation of agreed action plans.
+ Deliver high quality audit reports with concise, practical recommendations which considers the context in which the business operates.
+ Assist in organizing and preparing documentation for the various Group governance activities, including the Group Major Risk Assessment, Regional Governance Committees and monitoring the Group Key Financial Controls.
+ Continuously interact and develop strong relationships with Group and Country management teams to promote open and timely communication.
+ Improve the existing Group Internal Audit methodology and audit programs to ensure that they adequately address all the key business risks.
+ Support other activities completed by the Group Internal Audit team worldwide, including presentations, management reports, etc.
+ Degree and an accounting qualification or newly qualified (CPA or equivalent). CIA a plus.
+ 2+ years work experience in a finance or internal audit department of a global organization and/or in a Big 4 accounting firm.
+ Fluency in English and Spanish is essential. Portuguese a plus.
+ Availability to travel internationally 65% of the time for 2 or 3 weeks at a time.
+ Excellent PC Skills (Microsoft Office, TeamMate, Visio). ACL a plus.
+ Previous operational experience in manufacturing, inventory, sales and distribution environment of consumer goods (preferred). Hospitality industry experience, a plus.
+ Advanced knowledge of internal controls across the various business cycles (e.g. Finance Reporting, Procurement, HR & Payroll, etc.).Ability to lead and to work independently, a self-starter, creative thinker with high professional standards and integrity.
+ Good analytical skills, with strong risk awareness and thorough understanding of processes and controls.
+ Risk aware and capable of quickly identifying problems / situations which require attention as well as the business requirements.
+ Commercially aware and ambitious.
+ Good knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS), and auditing standards.
+ Strong communication skills and ability to function effectively in teams, one-on-one situations, and audit presentations.
+ Effective writing, presentation and listening skills.
+ Strong organization and work paper skills.
+ Effective team player.
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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorCompass Corporate, Compass Group, Compass Group PLCAreas of InterestAccounting/AuditingEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleUnited StatesPreferred LanguageEnglish e8fa31854439428791b44f8d3e4176e2

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