General Electric Operational Controllership Specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Role Summary:

This is a Controllership Specialist/Auditor 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 Specialist will perform assurance procedures to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of GE operations.

Essential Responsibilities:

Administer SOX program 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

  • Test account reconciliations and manual journal entries for policy compliance

  • Perform regional internal audits at high risk sites identified in business risk assessments

  • Review and assess functional segregation of duties risks within critical applications

  • Sample and test transactions for adherence to internal policy and legal/regulatory requirements

  • Define and apply analytics to identify high risk events and transactions in support of continuous controls monitoring

Administer 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

  • Assist with adhoc assessments and controllership projects


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance

  • 2-5 years of 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%

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, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills with orientation toward process improvement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

  • SAP / Oracle experience desirable

Locations: United States; Ohio; Cincinnati

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.