Accounting & Finance Greeley, Colorado


Position at Pilgrim's

Senior IT Internal Auditor



Purpose and Scope/General Summary: We are seeking candidates for an Internal Audit role based at our Corporate Office in Greeley, CO that will focus specifically on Information Technology (IT) audits. The mission of our Internal Audit team is to be a trusted business advisor, adding value and helping the organization meet its strategic objectives. Our IT Internal Auditor will represent our department by being professional, responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. We are seeking candidates who are highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. Most importantly we are seeking a team player who can work effectively with team members at all levels throughout the organization.



  • Responsible for the verification and audit of Information Technology General Controls (ITGCs) and application controls; documentation and issuance of management reports on the design and effectiveness of controls across the company
  • Be a contributor, and eventually a potential leader, of the success of the IT SOX programs at Pilgrim’s Pride and JBS USA
  • Follow up with management on previous audit findings to ensure action plans have been completed
  • Coordinate with IT governance team to develop solutions to address IT control deficiencies, and monitoring of related action plans
  • Provide guidance to IT groups as it relates to control interpretation, applicability and practice
  • Lead the IT control walk-throughs to determine necessary/applicable modifications
  • Participate in the development and performance of the IT audit plan; work as an integrated team with the other Audit team members on joint financial/IT reviews
  • Ownership and accountability for the IT General Controls and Application Controls Testing
  • Assist in the development of a combined assurance approach and work with, and co-ordinate work with external audit, when required
  • Ability to multitask on a variety of projects within a single day, which presents the opportunity for tremendous personal growth for IA staff
  • This role is expected to be an individual contributor and a strong team player, with a strong awareness and demonstration of the JBS values daily
  • Perform special projects as needed
  • Other duties assigned



  • Minimum 2-3 years of prior IT Audit experience is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (i.e. Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting)
  • Strong understanding of the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (Narratives, Risk Matrix, Control Templates, Testing, Certifications, Remediation)
  • Understanding of multiple technology domains including software development, Windows, database management, networking preferred
  • Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and regulations
  • The ability to understand how project deliverables impact the big picture
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team in a cohesive and collaborative manner
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present complex ideas and concepts to all levels throughout the organization
  • Related certifications such as CISA, CISM, CPA/CA are strongly preferred
  • Experience creating or working with Information Security policies and standards
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%
  • Can perform the functions of the jobs with or without a reasonable accommodation


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
  • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule;
  • Base salary range of $85,000-$115,000; and
  • Incentive Pay: This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;


For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, JBS and Pilgrim’s is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiencies for the role.

This position does not have an application deadline, we will continue to recruit until the position has been filled.

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

About us: Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 60,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office where our 1,200 employees enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity