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Internal Controls / SOX Specialist with English and Hungarian

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Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Bucharest, RO, 077199

Company: Bunge

Are you willing to consolidate your career in internal control? Looking to make a difference in one of the biggest global companies in agri-business (you have probably heard about our brands: Floriol and Unisol) which is one of the most stable industries at the time being? 


How about applying for our Internal Control & SOX Specialist role, based in Bucharest? Read the vacancy below and learn more about it! 


What you will be doing as an Internal Control & SOX Specialist ? 

The core focus of activity is to assist in regional internal control activities, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) act requirements, in the performance of Bunge’s annual management testing program and help strengthen overall internal control environment and compliance with Bunge policies. 

This will be done through the following activities:


  • Testing: Assist Regional Control in scope definition. Perform/coordinate management testing of SOX control activities over Bunge processes, standardising testing methods and communicating the testing results. Work together with external testing resources as needed.
  • BBS transition work: Assist in the identification of risks and related controls surrounding the migration of work from operating companies to Bunge Business Service Center (BBS), including the review of controls as part of the transition monitoring.
  • Continuous improvement: Assist in improving internal control and risk environment across BBS and Bunge for alignment with the global process design and policies. 
  • Systems: Maximise IT systems use, including SOX compliance software to structure and document our SOX processes and related test work. Leverage SAP to align practices/controls/IPE, etc. Perform user access rights requests/updates and reviews as per group requirements. Perform user access rights review.
  • Deficiency remediation: Assist process owners with deficiency remediation activities in line with our zero deficiencies objective. Support local teams to develop and implement solutions, supported by quality process documentation.
  • Communication: Perform quality and timely communication with Regional Internal Controls Managers as well as with Bunge coordinators and analysts (SOX testing, status updates, issues and solutions) and Global Internal Audit.
  • Projects: Support Regional Internal Controls Managers with other internal controls activities/projects as needed (new systems implementation, new accounting standards implementation, local procedures/policies update and implementation etc.).


The position is based in Bucharest and it will be part of a team of 2 people. It will report to the Senior Manager Europe & Asia Internal Controls and SOX Compliance. 


What do we expect from our Internal Controller & SOX Specialist ?


  • Between 1-3 years of experience in internal control
  • Experience with the Big 4 companies is preferred
  • Experience in Shared Service Centers
  • SOX or internal controls experience
  • Proficiency in Romanian, English and Hungarian 
  • Available for occasional travels both to the Romanian and Hungarian plants (on a quarterly basis)
  • Motivated person; growth-centered mindset
  • SAP knowledge or other ERP skills is a plus


What do we offer ?


   A competitive salary and great benefits package (holiday allowance included)
   2 days of work from home on a weekly basis
   Work within an international and experienced team 


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.
We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.
Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:
Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration and respect
Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
Do What’s Right by acting safely, ethically and sustainably
If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge




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