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Role Summary: This is a role within the Global Controls Center of Excellence. The CCOE performs internal controls testing and monitoring activities across compliance, operational, and financial reporting objectives. The Lead will supervise a team to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of GE operations. S/he 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: -Lead and execute SOx program including providing direction to junior analysts to: • 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 -Scope and execute regional internal audits at high risk sites identified in business risk assessments -Perform functional segregation of duties assessments for critical applications -Develop and execute testing plans that assure adherence to internal policy and legal/regulatory requirements -Develop and refine analytics to identify high risk events and transactions in support of continuous controls monitoring -Oversee and assist with 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 -Lead or assist with adhoc assessments and controllership projects -Lead migration of controls testing from business teams to shared service center and ad hoc controls projects
-Develop more junior Controllership specialists
-Partner with broader GE controllership community to ensure consistent methodologies, policies, and alignment of resources with respect to audits and controls
Qualifications/Requirements: 1. Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance 2. 7+ years of experience in audit or risk management 3. Skilled in identifying risks & controls and developing audit tests of controls 4. Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% 5. Written and verbal fluency in English
Desired Characteristics: Understanding of the COSO framework, SOx, FCPA, internal controls & test plan development • Public accounting experience preferred • Multi-national experience preferred • External certification preferred: CPA, MCOM, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE • People management and personnel development experience • Experience leading cross-functional teams in multiple geographies • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Strong analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills with orientation toward process improvement • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) • SAP / Oracle experience desirable
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