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Job Title: Internal Audit, Control & Risks Coordinator Location: Mexico City 1. Purpose of the Job With PMI’s journey towards a smoke-free future and a consumer-centric organization, the company faces new opportunities and risks. To safeguard the company’s business objectives, ensure its delivery against strategic opportunities, and protect the company against emerging uncertainties, highly professional and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice is required. The Risk & Controls (R&C) function within PMI defines, leads, monitors the risk management, and internal controls practices and drives the various activities surrounding it. The Analyst Risk & Controls is responsible for: 1. implementing the market strategy and ongoing enterprise risk management and internal controls activities (i.e. risk assessment, advisory and review activities) to support the R&C central & regional function, and enable the market management with risk-based decision-making; and 2. Supporting and implementing the transformational activities led by the global Risk & Controls function to establish mature and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice underpinned by efficient risk management processes. 2. Principal Accountabilities Accountability 1: Execute the ongoing risk management and internal control activities. Identify, assess, monitor, and recommend mitigating responses to key risks within the market/cluster. Contribute to continuous risk identification by sharing obtained information and insights. Accountability 2: Perform advisory engagements and reviews, and effectively engage with the relevant stakeholders. Ensure reports (advisory reports, reviews, issues, fraud reports, etc.) are written with factual information/data, clearly articulating the scope and issues/recommendation, and easily understandable by the business. Accountability 3: Responsible for the design of financial reporting controls during the advisory engagements and communicating to the IBS team. Perform testing over SOX controls under the responsibility of market R&C, report issues identified during the process, including review of the action plan, issue evaluation, etc. in line with PMI best practices and ICFR methodology. Accountability 4: Participate in other activities of the R&C function as required. The Analyst Risk & Controls collaborates with the regional R&C team members, other regional teams, central R&C team members including IBS, stakeholders in the markets, other assurance functions (InfoSec, Data Privacy, Ethics & Compliance, and CAD). 3. Skills and Competencies Competencies 1) Relationship Building & Positive Friction: Build an enduring relationship with all stakeholders. Use a data-driven approach to challenge constructively, assimilate different points of view and share your own opinion confidently. 2) Change Architect: Take action and guide the team in times of ambiguity and effectively work with internal stakeholders. 3) Business Acumen: Develop an understanding of the business operation, commercial landscape, regulatory environment, and market specifics. 4) Bring Real Insights: Leverage data to bring insights and articulate them clearly. 5) Digital & Technology: Understand all technology-related risks, including data protection, privacy. 6) Project Management: Support key projects and embrace new ways of working. 7) Risk Assurance & Process Excellence: a. Constantly look for opportunities to increase knowledge of Risk and Controls. b. Ensure controls designed are effective and efficient. c. Knowledge & experience of the SOX program d. Ensure high-quality deliverables. e. Share/learn from other markets/regions. Leadership Dimensions 1) Consumer First: Put consumers/customers first to work as one PMI team. Willingness to work with other markets/regions/ central team. Embrace our new ways of working to quickly adapt and meet our consumer/customer needs. 2) Forward Looking: Ask the right questions and then work with others to arrive at the right answers. Seek different perspectives and ideas from multiple sources. 3) Empowering People: • Align on the direction and measurable objectives. Proactively seek and provide feedback, and act upon it to help strengthen the organization and focus on self-development. Own the development plan and action it. • Foster an inclusive environment enabling us to attract and retain a diverse workforce who can help deliver PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future. Create work environment where personal situations are understood, differences are valued, and everyone is treated with fairness and respect. Everyone should feel supported, respected, and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, regardless of their gender, age, race, nationality, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other diverse characteristic that makes them themselves, visible or invisible. Other Skills 1) Fluent written and verbal English language skills 2) Effective communication and presentation skills. 3) Curious mindset and positive attitude. Self-starter. Education • University degree (MSc) level education (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Informatics, etc.) • Post University Professional Certification/Education – examples: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Executive Master Internal/Operational Auditor (EMIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Governance Risk Compliance Professional (GRCP) Certification, etc. Work Experience • +5 years of experience in (Enterprise) Risk Management, Internal Controls, GRC, Audit, Accounting, Finance, or a combination of the six. • Relevant experience in: o Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMGC) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) o Digitization and transformation projects o Multi-year international / global assignments