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Prof I-Finance-Audit (Internal Control)-All but PR

Req #: 1800020M_en
Location: La Aurora, H CR
Job Category: Finance
Date Posted: 3/28/2018 11:01:18 AM
Baxter International


            Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter’s employees are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
Main Responsibilities:
Depending on the candidate’s experience, Baxter is seeking an Audit Consultant or a Senior Audit Consultant.  This role in Corporate Audit will be based in San Jose, Costa Rica:
  • Assist or lead in engagement planning, execution and reporting.
  • Take a risk-based approach to plan audits across a variety of processes including IT, HR/payroll, procurement, manufacturing, inventory and commercial.
  • Execute audit field work by assessing the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of compliance, financial, and operational controls.
  • Understand and validate business processes and systems across functions and business segments. 
  • Become a subject matter expert to provide global department support for specific topics that could include, audit techniques, business process knowledge, understanding of specific risks or data Analytics
  • Identify opportunities for cost recoveries and improvements to governance, processes or controls. 
  • Direct and develop other members of the audit team.
  • Act as the primary liaison to stakeholders and Corporate Audit Management.
  • Use data analytics during planning, execution and reporting to optimize coverage and effectiveness.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Baxter management to ensure familiarity with corporate priorities and alignment with the audit plan.
  • Participate or lead special audits and projects that may arise.
  • Mentor junior staff and new Baxter employees about the roles and responsibilities of Corporate Audit.
  • Work with stakeholder to look for special projects opportunities and increase Corporate Audit’s partnerships
  • Assist the Audit Manager or Lead Senior Auditor during planning, scoping and fieldwork execution
  • Work closely with the Audit Manager to oversee the team activities and help in ensuring weekly tasks are completed.
  • Coach other auditors in the department through sharing of technical knowledge, guidance through audit fieldwork, consulting on audit best practices and helping in their development of less experienced auditors.
  • Assist Audit Manager in completing global departmental initiatives
  • Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, accounting, engineering or related degree is required.
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • Appropriate audit certification (e.g., CFE, CA, CPA, CIA, CISA)
  • Internal audit or consulting experience in a Big 4 firm or publicly traded company is preferred 
  • Auditors / Sr. Auditors are expected to travel up to 40%
  • Two - five years of progressive, risk-based internal audit experience
  • Preferred experience includes auditing of compliance, operational, and fraud risks
  • Experience with the medical device or pharmaceutical industries


  • Detailed-oriented self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple projects/priorities
  • Ability to lead teams of two or more, embrace a results oriented environment and manage multiple projects and effectively monitor and report status.
  • Strong operational and financial knowledge, including experiences in internal control testing, and business process design
  • Understanding of relevant business/market environments



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