General Electric Director - Risk & Compliance in Houston, Texas

Role Summary:

In this role you will identify and evaluate technology risks, evaluate the design of digital technology internal controls, and manage programs that assess the effectiveness of digital technology internal control and drive overall SOX compliance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company's DT SOX compliance program and act as a central point of contact and subject matter expert to ensure appropriate internal controls are designed and implemented

  • Responsible for on-going project management of the SOX program, including managing a team, consisting of internal company resources, to optimize engagement economics and quality deliverables for the SOX program. Additionally, oversee the coordination efforts between external auditors and internal Business Controllership Stakeholders and Information Technology owners

  • Drive the SOX scoping and risk assessment by collaborating with cross-functional teams to stay up to date on significant changes that may have an impact on the design and/or operating effectiveness of controls

  • Management of DoE, ToE, IPE, and ELC testing for DT organization.

  • Maintain on-going communication with external auditors including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs/testing, audit requests, impact assessments, and deficiency evaluation

  • Identify, evaluate, and monitor the remediation of control deficiencies

  • Deliver timely and concise communication, including developing and producing management reporting, illustrating SOX status, trends, and remediation of deficiencies

  • Prepare executive management and Audit Committee materials highlighting overall SOX progress and results

  • Educate Business Process and Information Technology control owners by leading training sessions and focus sessions to demonstrate compliance requirements and share hot topics in SOX compliance

  • Aids in the execution of compliance based projects, review SOX relevant exceptions, and provide though leadership around maintaining SOX compliance. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or Equivalent Experience (High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience

  • 10+ years of experience in Big Four and/or internal auditEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in project management practices, tooling, and managing projects through the SOX lifecycle

  • Experience managing a team, consisting of company resources and supporting contractors

  • Knowledge COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiencies

  • Experience in ITGC audits, key interfaces and reports testing over proprietary in-house built and enterprise corporate systems

  • Experience with leveraging data analytics to perform targeted sampling techniques and using automation for continuous monitoring

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor

  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills that allow effective interactions/communications with business partners across regional and/or functional lines

  • Strong technical ERP knowledge on SAP, Oracle, and Hyperion systems

  • Demonstrated track record of technical expertise with SOX, ERM and internal audit.

  • Excellent MS Office Skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc..)

  • Demonstrates a logical and structured approach to time management and task prioritization.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • MBA, or Masters a plus

  • CPA, CIA, and/or CISA certifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and build teams that deliver services and solutions that surpass client expectations.

  • Previous experience leading and executing complex projects in challenging environments.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Analytical and Detail Oriented

  • Action oriented and drive results

  • Adaptable to changing environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadline#DTR About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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. Locations: United States; Texas; HoustonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.