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Operational Controllership Specialist

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:03:06 PM
  • 2640104
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Finance
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati


About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE’s shared services organization. We deliver processes in every business and every region around the world. In Finance, Supply Chain, Commercial Operations, and more, we are simplifying the way we work to create better outcomes at lower cost for GE and our customers. We foster rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and maximize potential.

We strive to be the world’s best shared services operation, enabling GE's strategy by delivering for our customers, businesses, investors and employees
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
This is a Controllership Analyst/Auditor role within the Global Controls Center of Excellence (CCOE). The CCOE performs internal controls testing and monitoring activities across compliance, operational, and financial reporting objectives. The Analyst will perform assurance procedures to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of GE operations. The Analyst will propose process improvement recommendations and help prepare reporting for business leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:
CCOE responsibilities vary based upon individual workplans but will include a subset of these responsibilities:

-Administer SOX program including:
  • Perform walkthroughs of business cycles and assess the effectiveness of the processes and controls (Tests of Design)
  • Develop or update in-scope process narratives, flow charts, and control matrices
  • Execute testing for various business processes and headquarter level activity in accordance with defined test attributes and guidance (Tests of Effectiveness)
    Perform roll-forward testing
  • Prepare and complete testing work papers in GE audit tool (Auditworks)
  • Monitor, follow up on the status of corrective action plans, and test the remediation of identified deficiencies
  • Complete impact analyses for identified deficiencies and formulate recommendations to mitigate identified deficiencies and improve control environment
  • Evaluate 3rd party SOC reporting and appraise coverage of user control considerations
  • Test account reconciliations and manual journal entries for policy compliance
-Perform regional internal audits at high risk sites identified in business risk assessments
-Review and assess functional segregation of duties risks within critical applications
-Sample and test transactions for adherence to internal policy and legal/regulatory requirements
-Define and apply analytics to identify high risk events and transactions in support of continuous controls monitoring
-Administer Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption monitoring program including:
  • Investigate high risk transactions and perform root cause analysis on exceptions
  • Assess due diligence and payment control requirements for administrative service providers (ASPs) for due diligence
  • Provide periodic reporting into Compliance and Controllership
-Assist with adhoc assessments and controllership projects


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
  • Written and verbal fluency in English


Desired Characteristics:
  • 2-5 years experience in audit/controllership
  • Skilled in identifying risks & controls and developing audit tests of controls
  • Understanding of the COSO framework, SOx, FCPA, internal controls & test plan development
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • External certification preferred: CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills with orientation toward process improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • SAP / Oracle experience desirable



Locations: United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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