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General Electric Manager, GE Aviation Internal Audit in Evendale, Ohio

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 Director, GE Aviation to manage the audit process for a portfolio of audits, including risk assessment, planning, audit execution and reporting results for GE Aviation, including:

• Collaborate with GE Aviation leadership to identify and evaluate risks and drive a risk-based audit approach.

• Identify systemic root causes from one audit to the next, to assist with end-to-end remediation and strategic adjustment.

• Act as a trusted advisor to the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and Director, GE Aviation, for the design, implementation and maintenance of a world-class, modernized Internal Audit function.

Job Description


  • Oversee a portfolio of assigned audits (may be aligned to business area or span across a region) for Finance and Operational risks.

  • Collaborate with the Audit team for Technology and Cyber to ensure fully integrated audits

  • Areas of oversight will include for teams engaged in (1) executing risk assessments and risk-based, business-wide audits plans, using of Lean principles (2) clearly defining the objectives and scope of each review, (3) employing critical thinking and appropriate testing methodologies, (4) sharing detailed findings and recommendations to mitigate risk

  • 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.

  • Provide input to enable IA leadership to determine audit coverage and risk-based audit approach for designated businesses

  • Coordinate with other control functions to ensure activities are consistent and aligned

  • Provide controls advisory services to GE’s various businesses.

  • Provide ongoing updates to GE Aviation CAE and Audit Director on progress and audit outcomes.

  • 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.

  • Supervise the daily work activities of Senior Auditors and Auditors, and are responsible for the following:

  • Audit administration activities, including staffing, scheduling, team leadership, budget management, and coordination with stakeholders to ensure the timely completion of the audit plan.

  • Attract, recruit, develop and retain a high performing Internal Audit team. Mentor, coach and teach, as needed, including developing people for career opportunities and advancements within General Electric. Develop, update and maintain talent development, training and succession plans for the department.

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

  • 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.


  • 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 Aviation CAE and Directors 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), Senior Auditor(s) and Auditor(s)); personify a positive attitude and desire to contribute to the success of the new Internal Audit organization and General Electric.


  • A Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree is a plus

  • CPA/CA, CIA, CFA, CISA or other professional certification is a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years in management roles; minimum of 3 years in audit management preferred

  • General knowledge of legal, regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Broad exposure/expert in audit/risk management

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills – able to deliver complex messages and influence peers

  • 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 an audit project

  • 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 in a complex environment that demonstrate a logical and analytical thought processes and sophisticated techniques

  • 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

  • Working conditions: Is open to travel depending on the current state of affairs

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).

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