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Date: Feb 4, 2024

Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 55555

Company: CEMEX


Job Description

To provide to our Stakeholders, Management and Audit Committee with an independent and objective evaluation and assessment concerning the level of exposure to risk throughout all the processes of the organization. To add value by helping all the operations to improve and strengthen the effectiveness of risk management, control systems and by sharing with them the best practices identified worldwide.

Main Responsibilities

Participate in the execution of the corporate annual audit plan:

  • Perform pre-designed audit tests to measure operational efficiency and compliance with CEMEX worldwide standards and international regulations.
  • Apply appropriate audit techniques to identify weaknesses in the internal control environment and report how effectively the existing controls are working in ordinary and special audits.
  • Lead audits by country or by process including resource and  team management.
  • Responsible in the elaboration and presentation of audit reports to the highest levels of the company in which risks, policies non-compliances and any other deviations are informed.
  • Obtain remediation plans from the operations regarding observations raised in the audits and in some cases follow up commitments to correct such observations.
  • After a certain tenure in Process Assessment, participate in training and coaching program for newest members in the department.

Collaboration in the Identification of best practices during audit execution.

  • Identify best practices and local initiatives that were already tested, that could be shared annually worldwide for others to apply in their operations.

Administrative tasks.

  • Collaborate with Management team in Process Assessment’s internal indicators monitoring, such as, internal travel expense budget, high level reporting (Audit committee, Executive committee) writing reviews, external surveys, report tracking, etc.
  • Design, modify and maintain the audit test inventory of assigned processes as a result of changes or updates of the company’s Internal Control environment or structure.

Position Challenges

  • Dealing with numerous stakeholders in a dynamic company environment
  • Company-wide audit scope
  • Managing large quantities of data and information
  • Multi-tasking


Languages:  Spanish, English (TOEIC > 950). Desirable: French and German

Studies: Must have MBA and Bachelors in Engineering, Accounting, Finance or Economics. ACCA Qualification / CIA / CFE desirable. Audit training is desirable (Sarbanes Oxley, FCPA, COSO, Risk Management).

Communication and Technical knowledge:

  • Oral and written communication abilities in order to prepare and communicate information to mid-upper management of the organization.
  • Knowledge and experience:
      • Experience in financial and process auditing.
      • Experience in CEMEX´s main processes such as Cement, Ready Mix and Aggregates Operations, Commercial, Logistics, Procurement, Corporate Finance and Human Resources as well as BSO main functions like Accounting, Treasury and Commercial Administration in CEMEX or any other international company.

Soft Skills: Capable of working in a multicultural environment and multi-level organization. Experience in motivating, coaching, team building, knowledge transfer etc.

Adaptability: Self-Driven, Flexible, willingness to work in office and on the field .

Analytical Skills:

  • Extract and analyze big data.
  • Able to use and interact with data management and visualization tools software
  • Attention to details.

IT: SAP, Windows Office. Desirable: Tableau, R, SQL, Python, Power BI.


Internal/External Relations

  • Internal: Interact with  Country Managers , Area VP´s and Operational and Administrative Management in the different businesses and countries in which CEMEX operates.
  • External: External consultants, external auditors, strategic vendors (i.e. IBM)

Location: Madrid, Spain (Corporate Offices)

Travel Estimate: Willingness to travel locally and internationally for audit purposes (up to 60% of the year).

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Cemex, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of Cemex employees.

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