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General Electric Internal Audit Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

GE is nearing the completion of a significant and public transformation of its portfolio, leadership, operations and culture. One of the top priorities within this transformation is the Internal Audit function. GE is currently evolving the function, focusing more on the development of deep, data-driven, modern audit expertise and experience to serve as a true business partner for the audit committee and executive leaders, while still maintaining its commitment to talent development, both within and outside the function.

The internal Audit Manager will coordinate with the Director to manage the audit process for assigned audits, including risk assessment, planning, audit execution and reporting results. The internal Audit Manager must act a trusted advisor to the CAE and Director for the implementation and maintenance of a world-class, modernized Internal Audit function. This position is based in Atlanta GA and would require the candidate to work onsite up to three days per week. Periodic travel may be required based on business needs.

Job Description


  • Oversee assigned audits and delivery of findings/ recommendations for Finance and Operational risks.

  • Collaborate with leadership to identify and evaluate risks and drive a risk-based audit approach and identify systemic root causes from one audit to the next, to assist with end-to-end remediation and strategic adjustment.

  • Collaborate with the Audit teams for Technology and Cyber, Data Analytics and Compliance to ensure fully integrated audits.

  • Scope and deliver risk-based audits, including writing audit reports, communicating findings and working with management to develop action plans to remediate findings and track corrective actions through to completion.

  • Keep IA leadership updated regarding audit progress and outcomes on a regular basis.

  • Participate in meetings with client contacts and stakeholders – to review key concepts, gaps or issues with risk management and control design elements, support and conclusions.

  • Identify key control issues and emerging risks, and work with management to ensure timely and effective remediation through the implementation of efficiencies, automation and data analytics.

  • Execute risk assessments and risk-based, business-wide audits plans, that use Lean principles, in a timely manner.

  • Supervise the daily work activities of Senior Auditors and Auditors, with a direct reporting line, and be responsible for Audit administration activities, including staffing, scheduling, team leadership, budget management, and coordination with stakeholders to ensure the timely completion of the audit plan.

  • Employ critical thinking and appropriate testing methodologies and sharing detailed findings and recommendations to mitigate risk.

  • Provide performance feedback for both direct reports and team members assigned to audits that you are overseeing, and with whom you interact daily (who may not report directly to you).

  • Demonstrate ability to hold direct reports accountable, provide constructive and consistent feedback, while clearly defining improvement areas and expectations. Having the ability to assess if a staff member needs, tools, training, or support to become more effective in their role.

  • Demonstrate, encourage, and recognize a continuous improvement mindset in the audit function; stay abreast of new and emerging regulations and trends that impact the risk function; identify and integrate best practices; Drive operational excellence through the delivery of readily available tools and resources.

  • Support an equitable and inclusive environment where people can bring their full selves to work and unlock their greatest potential and contributions to the team.

  • This position is based in Atlanta GA and would require the candidate to work onsite up to three days per week.


  • Develop an understanding of the General Electric Company, the strategy and vision of the Company’s transformation, to ensure the Internal Audit organization is contributing to the Company’s progress forward.

  • Support the Director to build and maintain a strong, technical, data-driven modern audit function and team.

  • Gain credibility and build trust with immediate team members (Director(s), Manager(s), Senior Auditor(s) and Auditor(s)); personify a positive attitude and desire to contribute to the success of the Internal Audit organization and General Electric.


  • A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other applicable focus area

  • 7 years in IA, and at least 3 years of experience managing teams

  • Knowledge of legal, regulatory and compliance requirements as they relate to the energy industry

  • Exposure/experience in audit/risk management (as they relate to the energy industry in a plus)

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills

  • Lean process awareness and/or understanding and orientation

  • Comprehensive technical understanding and knowledge of internal audit and risk advisory

  • Strong project management skills and/or track record of leading audit projects

  • Proven track record of relationship development and management with executive stakeholders

  • Strong leadership skills, including experience in identifying and developing high-performing talent

  • Problem solving skills that demonstrate logical and analytical thought processes

  • Uses a data-driven, digital, modern audit approach; continuously advocates for the use of technology and data

  • Ability to synthesize and communicate complex audit topics to both business stakeholders and IA team members

  • Ability to flex personal style according to the context of a situation to drive engagement with all stakeholders

  • This position is based in Atlanta GA and would require the candidate to work onsite up to three days per week.

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No