General Electric Senior Internal Auditor - Renewables in Atlanta, Georgia
Job Description Summary
GE is in the midst 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.
A key dimension of this role will be to coordinate with the Audit Managers and other team members to execute the audit process, including risk assessment, planning, audit execution and reporting results for GE Renewable Energy, including:
• Identifying and evaluating risks and drive a risk-based audit approach.
• Identifying systemic root causes from one audit to the next, to assist with end-to-end remediation and strategic adjustment.
• Being a part of the implementation and maintenance of a world-class, modernized Internal Audit function.
Participate in the following activities in support of risk-based internal audit projects: (1) risk assessment(s), (2) audit planning and scoping, (3) audit execution and documentation of business processes, and (4) audit reporting.
Assess documentation, processes, methods, policies, costs, and other factors to determine if assigned scope areas are operating in accordance with established and relevant controls and in a way that adequately mitigates identified risks.
Devise data driven and risk-based conclusions and clearly organize and document findings based on testing results, along with root cause and recommendations.
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
Mentor, coach and teach less experienced Auditors.
Demonstrate continuous improvement mindset in the audit function, including identifying and integrating best practices; Identify specific actions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Internal Audits.
Embrace an equitable and inclusive environment where people can bring their full selves to work and unlock their greatest potential and contributions to the team.
Stay abreast of new and emerging regulations & trends that impacts the risk landscape and rapidly adjust audit plan or procedures accordingly.
YEAR ONE CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS
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 GE Renewable Energy audit management to maintain a strong, technical, data-driven modern audit function and team.
Gain credibility and build trust with immediate team members (Directors, Managers, and Auditors); personify a positive attitude and desire to contribute to the success of the new Internal Audit organization and General Electric.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/SUCCESS PROFILE
A Bachelor's degree in a related degree (Accounting, Finance, "STEM" Majors or Business Administration preferred)
Minimum of 5 years of audit/ risk management experience
Solid experience and knowledge of GE’s Treasury and Supply Chain processes including IFRS, US GAAP, Risk Management and ESG
General knowledge of legal, regulatory and compliance requirements
Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills
Lean process awareness and/or understanding and orientation is preferred
Technical understanding and knowledge of internal audit and risk advisory
Strong project management and organization skills
Problem solving skills that demonstrate logical and analytical thought processes
Uses a data-driven, digital, modern audit approach; uses technology and data
Ability to flex personal style according to the context of a situation to drive engagement with all stakeholders
Working conditions: Is open to travel depending on the current state of affairs
The GE Leadership Behaviors – Act with Humility, Lead with Transparency, and Deliver with Focus – are an essential part of GE’s Lean culture transformation, reflecting how we act to drive progress.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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).
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: Yes