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General Electric Junior Internal Auditor in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

This is a Junior Internal Audit role within GE Corporate Controllership function with key responsibility to perform internal controls testing and monitoring activities, assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the business operations across compliance, operational, and financial reporting objectives. The individual will propose process improvement recommendations and help prepare reporting for business leadership.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The responsibilities vary based upon individual workplans but will include a subset of these responsibilities:

I. Deliver SOX testing program under the supervision of the SOX Manager 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

  • Support during the reporting cycle, tollgates

  • Facilitate external auditor’s information requests, reach consensus on conclusions, track control deficiencies and coordinate remediation efforts identified by external auditor

II. Support the SOX Manager during the risk assessment process as per the Corporate guidelines upon need

III. Manage testing plans that assure adherence to internal policy and legal/regulatory requirements

IV. Assist with ad hoc assignments and controllership projects

V. Partner with broader GE controllership community to ensure consistent methodologies, policies


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance

  • Solid experience in audit or risk management

  • Written and verbal fluency in English

  • Ability to travel internationally on an ad hoc basis

Desired Characteristics

  • Understanding of the COSO framework, SO, internal controls & test plan development

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with orientation toward process improvement

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • SAP / Oracle experience desirable

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No