Financial Internal Controls Specialist

Posted 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 8016

Job Description

Job Title:
Financial Internal Controls Specialist – 

Directly Reports to (solid line):
Global Head of Internal Controls

Job Purpose:

Support the Global Head of Internal Controls in the implementation of COSO based internal controls and the documentation of processes and procedures and its related internal controls worldwide; covering all business units and functions and align to COFCO group requirements. With special focus on GRC tools (segregation of duties) for SAP and non-SAP systems


  • Support the implementation of Internal Control systems in key end to end processes of Porto shared service center and in CIL Group;
  • Work on the execution of project plans to implement processes and internal controls in collaboration with other departments;
  • Contribute in the preparation, the disclosure and the implementation of a Consolidated Control Framework;
  • Support the implementation of Internal Control process on IT system using GRC tools for SAP and non SAP systems, namely profiles/roles and user access management;
  • Ensure that key controls are in place and effectively executed by the responsible personnel by regular monitoring, with special emphasis on user access management related topics;
  • Contribute to the elaboration, the disclosure and to support the implementation of Segregation of Duties Matrix in the group;
  • Collaborate in the Risk Assessment processes and systems to define global priorities for the Internal Controls function.


Education, experience, skills:

Education and
Degree in Business administration or relevant Information System and/or CIA / CCSA or CISA type of qualification.

At least 4 years’ experience in a comparable role preferably in a global organisation.
Proven track record of implementation and or monitoring and developing GRC system (preferably in SAP environment) and ITGC works.

  • Good Understanding of the SAP GRC and/or GRC for non-SAP systems.
  • Hands on experience in ITGC and SOD matrix.
  • Experience COSO based systems of internal controls; ideally in SOX 404 compliant control systems;
  • Knowledge/ experience in monitoring/auditing SOX 404 based systems of internal controls;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Spanish, Portuguese or Chinese are an advantage

Core Competencies
  • Analytical and structured
  • Systematical and planned way of working, stress resistance
  • Strong communicational skills (listening and explaining (training))
  • Ability to document work, process and procedures verbally and graphically
  • Capability to handle several tasks / projects at the same time
  • High level of ethical conduct
  • Willingness to travel