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General Electric NALH SOX Leader in Overland Park, Kansas

Job Description Summary

Responsible for Internal Controls activities for operational controllership including SOX program management, policy and procedure compliance, and quality assurance. This position is responsible for leading a SOX operational controllership team.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee SOX process for NALH including, planning, organizing, directing and controlling activities

  • Manage, plan and establish objectives for NALH business for SOX compliance, including scoping of SOX gameboard/FSLI for NALH and comprehensive oversight of execution of SOX testing approach and processes

  • Provide guidance on SOX framework to business on processes and controls

  • Manage overall SOX compliance effort, including manual and IT-related controls, cross-functional link between financial management, IT, Corporate Audit Staff (CAS), and external auditors for audit approach, tracking and reporting

  • Review execution of testing and approval SOX testing workpapers

  • Provide regular updates on SOX compliance/tollgates

  • Lead Auditworks reviews w/team to provide accuracy, consistency and completeness for audit standards and quality assurance

  • Support Distributive controllership, and Controllership Risk Assessments processes

  • Monitor and report on key risk indicators and other internal control metrics

  • Support projects related to internal controls as required for emerging risks


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and minimum of 7 years of experience in accounting or finance (preferably within the Financial Services Industry and in a US multinational company)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage others, both directly and indirectly and to operate cross-functionally in a matrixed environment

  • Strong demonstrated oral and written communication skills; position requires effective collaboration with senior management, business teams, and Corporate Finance

  • Strong knowledge of US SOX regulations

  • Proficient use of financial systems and Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Proven ability to design and execute large-scale projects in a complex environment

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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred

  • Advanced degree, such as MBA or Masters in Accounting preferred

  • Public Accounting experience strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion strongly preferred

  • Direct management experience strongly preferred

Additional Information

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No