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Senior Internal Auditor - Europe (fixed term) Barcelona , Spain

We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best self to work.

Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman - We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

E nriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we... are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work in countries around the world.

Meaningful Work From Day One

The Brown-Forman (B-F) Internal Audit department provides internal audit services to all areas of B-F’s operations across the globe. The audit services are typically consultative, operational, financial, compliance or IT in scope and focus on improving business processes/controls to enable management to

achieve their business objectives.

This fixed term position is responsible for planning and leading audits for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy of internal controls associated with business processes, including compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, and the adherence of those processes to Brown-Forman’s policies and procedures. In addition, these audits focus on improving business processes that enable management to achieve their business objectives and on solving internal control problems. The Senior Internal Auditor will participate in audits that will contribute to their knowledge of the Company’s operations and improve their understanding. This includes being involved in audits for different markets, locations, brands, departments, business units, and working with employees at all levels of the Company. The Senior Internal Auditor is expected to build a network for

future career opportunities.

This is a 12-month fixed-term contract covering parental leave.

What You Can Expect

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for planning and performing audits for the purpose of evaluating:

the effectiveness, efficiency, and adequacy of internal controls

compliance with Sarbanes Oxley

the effectiveness and efficiency of operations

the accuracy and completeness of presented business information

Works closely with operating management (the client) to set the objectives for the audit by identifying areas to be examined and then obtains agreement on methodology, timeline, and specific project deliverables

Performs and documents procedures during each audit. This includes analyzing information, formulating recommendations, and working with the client to develop action plans to address concerns

Completes audit reports with their findings, recommendations, and management action plans

Responsible for follow-up communications with operating management to ensure adoption of agreed-upon action plans

Effectively interacts with the external auditor to complete Sarbanes-Oxley testwork and direct assistance procedures

Involved in internal investigations when violations of Company policies/procedures or regulations arise. These investigations will involve working with B-F Legal, HR, and/or other Finance personnel

Report to the Audit Manager for the area.

What You Bring to the Table

Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Significant audit and/or financial experience.

Fluency in English language (both written and verbal).

Excellent organizational skills, including project management. Demonstrated ability to execute multiple assignments to meet deadlines, completing accurate work in a high volume environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and the ability to excel in a team environment with internal and external contacts.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to analyze financial and business activities, identify process strengths and weaknesses, and develop creative solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Includes the ability to understand and describe process flows.

Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of independence, initiative and inquisitiveness.

Demonstrated ability to adhere to a strict code of ethics in handling confidential information.

Willingness to travel on assignments 10-25% of the time, including international travel.

What Makes You Unique

Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA/ CIMA) and /or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Experience traveling and working internationally.

Experience in the beverage alcohol or consumer products industry.

Previous experience working at a Big 4 public firm.

Experience operating and/or auditing in an SAP environment (i.e. ERP, SCM, HR, BW, CRM, and/or Portal).

Experience with Tableau or any other analytics and visualization tools.

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

We offer our employees individual and structured onboarding, a family-like working environment and flexible working hours, as well as a range of attractive additional benefits in the area of professional and private life.

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