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Role Summary: This is a Controllership Senior Manager 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 Senior Manager will build and supervise a team to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of GE operations.
Essential Responsibilities: The Senior Manager will propose process improvement recommendations and prepare consolidated reporting for business leadership. He/she will be the hub leader for the Budapest-based team. Candidates who are successful in this role will have the opportunity to rotate into other roles within GE.
CCOE responsibilities vary based upon individual workplans but will include a subset of these responsibilities:
Lead SOx program including oversight of analysts who:
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 manage regional internal audits at high risk sites identified in business risk assessments
Oversee functional segregation of duties assessments for critical applications
Develop and manage 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 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 adhoc assessments and controllership projects
Lead migration of controls testing from business teams to shared service center and ad hoc controls projects
Develop a highly capable team of analysts
Partner with broader GE controllership community to ensure consistent methodologies, policies, and alignment of resources with respect to audits and controls
Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance
Extensive experience in audit or risk management
Skilled in identifying risks & controls and developing audit tests of controls
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
Written and verbal fluency in English
Understanding of the COSO framework, SOx, FCPA, internal controls & test plan development
Public accounting experience preferred
Multi-national experience preferred
External certification preferred: CPA, 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)
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