IT Applications Controls Analyst




Mexico City, Mexico


Position summary


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The Opportunity

This role is part of the GBS Control Mexico team, in charge for testing & executing logical access controls for legacy IT applications.

The role's main objective is to work as Control Owner (execution, testing & reporting) of User Access Controls for legacy applications across FLNA & LatAm scope, the responsibilities include:

  • Execute, test & report: User access resquest processing, User access recertification, Terminated users, SoD analysis, Monitoring of dormant accounts, privileged Access recertification and monitoring, password configuration and monitoring.

  • Maintain an audit trail of control execution and testing.

  • Remediate control deficiencies.

  • Understand the framework, policy requirements related scope of work, including objective, risks and the importance of the control.

  • GCS portal update.

  • Identify areas for further improvements and optimization for both control execution and testing.

  • Support audit requirements from corporate & external auditors.

  • Support the implementation of automation & analytics initiatives.

The position requires effective working in partnership with Internal stakeholders (https://e.g. IPEX). Accordingly, end-user focus and stakeholder management capability is required, in order to ensure strong service level.

Your Impact

As Cntrl & Rpt Analyst your responsibilities would consist of ...

  • Control Owner (execution, testing & reporting) of Logical Access Controls
    Ensure end-user's focus and alignment with Local Key Stakeholders and Control, Design Teams, IT and other, as required
    Own E2E process for SoD & User Access Controls for applications in scope, including:

  • Controls certification and audit support.

  • Report and document failures.

  • Trouble-shooting assisting/aligning solutions with IT, end-users or other stakeholders.

  • Ensure promptly communication and escalate, when required.

  • Target improvements and execute them, when possible.
    Other activities include:

  • Support or attend Central Services ITApps activities, ensuring collaboration with the rest of the Team, following ad-hoc requirements or supporting to balancing workload.

  • Stay informed of upcoming changes / new technologies and proactively drive changes, ensuring processes and documentation is up-to-date.

  • Build and maintain a strong collaborative network of stakeholders including (but not limited to) Business applications Owners, end-user community, and Business Controllership community.

  • Help to identify improvement opportunities or asses with changes on processes.


Who Are We Looking For?

  1. Experience
  • Work Experience: 2-3 years, preferred but not limited to IT Controls, IT Risk, IT Audit experience.

  • Fluent English language (read/write) is a must.

  • MS Office suite and technical aptitude to learn new software.

  • Customer and delivery orientation.

  • Positive attitude and sincere team player.

  • Self-motivated and willingness to work in an energetic, fast-paced environment.

  • Manage deadlines / timeframes, proactively escalating issues as needed.

  • Ability to effectively engage and work with a global team.

Other preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Spanish/Portuguese is a plus.

  • Understanding of the GCS framework, auditing standards, and financial/operations controls.

  • Technical expertise in application controls including user access and segregation of duties.

  • Knowledge of/experience with Power Bi, RPAs, PowerApps or Python.

  • Ability to work independently across many levels in the organization.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet 100% of the requirements.

What can you expect from us:

  • Opportunities to learn and develop every day through a wide range of programs.

  • Internal digital platforms that promote self-learning.

  • Development programs according to Leadership skills.

  • Specialized training according to the role.

  • Learning experiences with internal and external providers.

  • We love to celebrate success, which is why we have recognition programs for seniority, behavior, leadership, moments of life, among others.

  • Financial wellness programs that will help you reach your goals in all stages of life.

  • A flexibility program that will allow you to balance your personal and work life, adapting your working day to your lifestyle.

  • And because your family is also important to us, they can also enjoy benefits such as our Wellness Line, thousands of Agreements and Discounts, Scholarship programs for your children, Aid Plans for different moments of life, among others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We respect and value diversity as a work force and innovation for the organization.

Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment

  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child

  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee