Accounting & Finance Greeley, Colorado


Position at Pilgrim's

This position based in Greeley, Colorado is a key contributor within the Corporate Internal Audit team in performing internal audits, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance and other projects as assigned. Audits are performed to assess the risk over the internal control environment, compliance with corporate policies, assess controls across the company, and to identify operational efficiencies. This position will contribute to SOX testing efforts, including documentation of process walkthroughs, internal control testing, and follow up testing of remediated deficiencies for business process controls.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in company audits using a “Risk Based Methodology”
  • Be a contributor to the on-going success of the SOX program at Pilgrim’s Pride.
  • Work with external auditors as directed
  • Present audit results to all levels in the organization, as required.
  • Follow up with management on previous audit findings to assure action plans have been completed.
  • Assist others in the department, as required, to prepare for meetings and presentations, including data gathering and preparation of materials.
  • This role is expected to be an individual contributor and a strong team player.


  • Minimum one to three years’ experience of full-time internal / external auditing through planning audits, conducting audit procedures and preparing audit reports; risk-based auditing experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Knowledge of SOX testing preferred
  • Prior external and/or internal audit experience
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, with an attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and written communication skills
  • Must be capable of achieving a high degree of accuracy while multi-tasking
  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced environment where the tasks and priorities change rapidly
  • Individual should be capable of working with minimal supervision and be self-motivated, when necessary
  • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team working to accomplish corporate audit objectives and while exhibiting company values in all aspects of work
  • CPA or CIA is preferred
  • Willingness to travel up to 15% of the time


Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance