Analyst Internal Control

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

As an Internal Control Analyst, you will actively support Internal Control in providing objective assurance to management on the effectiveness of the Company’s control activities to help ensure key business risks are being managed appropriately and that effectiveness and the efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting and compliance with regulations are achieved.  This Analyst will participate in the Testing of financial, operational and SOX Controls, as well as in the follow up of remediation action plans. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing operational and financial audits for compliance requirements and for the purpose of appraising and continuously improving the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and internal control systems within the USA business units of CEMEX
  • Complete independent research and data analysis during investigation of ethics and fraud-based issues.  
  • Conduct interviews of employees at various levels during the investigation of ethics and fraud-based issues.
  • Execute control testing as per annual plan and carry out the corresponding activities to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Act. 
  • Conduct and perform SOX, PA testing and remediation phases.
  • Monitor and advise on the remediation plans of failed internal controls. 
  • Maintain policies updated with the support of the business process owners
  • Participate in the annual risk assessment process
  • Provide advice to the business on new projects and/or changes of processes
  • Identify and clearly define audit issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, ensure corrective actions are developed and implemented and present findings to appropriate management. 
  • Maintain updated the Internal Control remediation status system.
  • Run the monthly ACL Control Analytics and follow up on items identified with the business
  • Be knowledgeable of and promote internal control best practices and control environment 
  • Adhere to all CEMEX and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Analyze Self-Assessment scores, audit findings, and control failures to identify high risk areas, and develop/implement mitigating controls. 
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management


  • SAP and excel proficiency required.
  • Experience in external/internal auditing preferred.
  • At least 2 years related experience in Accounting and/or Auditing required.
  • CPA, CIA, or CFE strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Forensic Accounting, or Business Management
  • MBA preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in accounting and auditing principles
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficient computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proficient on SAP
  • Extremely Self-motivated
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Working Conditions

  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.
  • Job involves sitting most of the time with walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, to communicate to employees/visitors

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.


CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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