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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 50,000 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. 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. This role is open to 50% remote/hybrid opportunities.


  • 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 US.

  • 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%

  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate

    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): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule

  • Flexible schedule, open to hybrid

  • Base salary range of $85K-115K; and

  • 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

    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. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. 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.