Microsoft Corporation Controls & Compliance Manager in Santiago, Chile

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual to join the Microsoft Latin America Controls & Compliance team. The mission of our team is to inspire and protect trust across customers, partners and employees, while driving and maintaining a strong culture of compliance through a well-designed framework and governance process. This role will partner with the business to facilitate the risk assessment process, manage risks pro-actively, and drive improvements to our internal control systems, in line with regional and corporate management objectives. This role will have responsibility over two Microsoft subsidiaries in the region (Argentina and Chile), leading the in-country rhythms, representing the C&C function and leading compliance awareness within the assigned geographies. This role will also serve as a specialized subject matter expert for one or two business segments within the regional Controls & Compliance team, becoming knowledgeable about the business, policies and procedures for those specific business segments. This position reports to the Microsoft Latin America Control & Compliance Lead and will partner closely with the leadership team, the CFO and the sales & marketing teams of the Argentina and Chile subsidiaries. This role will work with several groups within the organization, such as Legal & Corporate Affairs, Internal Audit and Corporate Controls & Compliance.


  • Ensure compliance with corporate and local policies and procedures

  • Effective implementation and communication of our Compliance strategy and Compliance framework

  • Design, implementation and monitoring of preventative and detective internal controls in Sales, Procurement, Services and general Finance functions

  • Conduct risk assessments, monitor emerging risks and update existing controls and processes to respond to a changing business environment

  • Planning, coordinating and completing Internal Audits

  • Participate in regional and corporate projects and initiatives


  • Strong ethics, integrity and accountability with ability to maintain independence, autonomy and confidentiality

  • Strong business partnering skills and decision making ability in a collaborative style

  • 10+ years of experience in finance and/or audit, with controllership experience as a key asset

  • Technical proficiency in accounting, compliance and audit

  • Strong communication and cross-group collaboration skills

  • Ability to travel