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Job Title:  Senior IT Auditor

Job Number:  26378

Country: Mexico

Location: Monterrey 

Function: Finance 

Level: Experienced Professional 

Grade: G35 

Job Type: Permanent 

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Servicios SA de CV (MX15) 


We are BAT. A global leader with more than 200 brands in over 200 markets. And we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds.


That’s why we value uniqueness. If you're driven, passionate and ambitious you will achieve your potential, through core processes that cause an impact in the company, Join us!.




Undertakes and leads complex audits within BAT’s Group (or its suppliers) and reports findings of Internal Audits using structured tools and techniques to support the audit process. Provides audit expertise, advice and guidance; promoting awareness of risk management and control practices with BAT management.


Main Accountabilities:


·         Participates in or leads internal audits within different business units in the company, to form an independent and objective view on risk management practices and the internal control environment by:

·         Identifying significant risks in processes, projects, services and business applications.

·         Performing appropriate audit tests over the controls identified for testing.

·         Assessing the design, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls over risks.

·         Managing Action Plans for control issues fully address the root cause of the issues.  

·         Writing reports for Management and Audit Committees that clearly and accurately explain the audit findings, their cause and impact on the defined business process objectives.

·         Agreeing action plans with management to bring about the necessary improvements in the processes.

·         Coordinate or participate in the delivery of training to Internal Audit staff to support the global delivery of audit services.

·         Line management responsibility for Senior Auditors and Audit Project Team management responsibility for individual assignments.  This includes timely and clear feedback on their performance and development needs.




·         University degree, with relevant professional qualification.

·         Professional graduate in Information Technology, Industrial and System Engineering, Computer systems engineering or related.

·         Willing to travel internationally on a regular basis.

·         Fluent English level.

·         4+ years of previous experience in IT audit processes (preferably related to risk management and controls), preferably within corporate industry.

·         IT professional certifications (e.g. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)). Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems and applicable laws and regulations (desirable).


Core Skills and Capabilities:


·         Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies.

·         Identify weaknesses in the system and create action plan to prevent security breaches

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills. This includes ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

·          Excellent leadership and team work skills.

·         Proactive, hands-on, results-driven orientation required.

·         Ability to produce high quality work products for both the IT groups and Senior Management.

·         Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

·         Industry trends change quickly, which requires a high absorption rate for understanding new technologies.

·         Experience dealing with external auditors (desirable).



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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