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Role Summary: GE Africa’s Controllership Team has oversight of Operational Controllership in the region, across 40+ diverse countries. The team is responsible for supporting GE businesses in the region in regional risk assessment and risk mitigation, simplification, talent & people development and above all for regional compliance
Essential Responsibilities: Driving the tone at the top around risks – COSO framework with specific focus on the wing to wing intercompany process; risk assessment and control design; Controllership trainings, new policy implementation reviews; managing communication with the businesses, CAS, KPMG; Support the Global Operations Finance ES Process and Regional Leaders in META by performing process and country specific Controllership & Compliance risk assessment. Provide Country specific inputs to global and regional risk management programs including scope & timing of Internal Control team reviews and Corporate Audit Staff audits Coordinate with process owners and drive closure of remediation actions around control gaps; Identify and implement Simplification opportunities within the other supply chain process. Participate in projects and/or regular tollgate reviews with the various META project teams where key Controllership projects are in place. Participate in transition process of the “outlier” legal or management entities into having rigorous processes and controls (especially important for recently acquired entities) Coach and monitor deliverables of team members to ensure output is of the right quality and knowledge is transferred
Qualifications/Requirements: firm or Internal Audit Function • 6+ years’ experience in Audit, Controllership, or Internal audit function • Experience with identifying sub-optimized controls & process and identifying & implementing process improvements • Experience with working in multicultural teams and executing projects (planning, coordination, communication with senior leaders, etc.) • Working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS • Knowledge of Country’s key regulatory requirements • Excellent analytical skills • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Influencing Skills – Ability to influence across businesses, functions, cadres and cultures • Experience leading teams. • Motivated self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision • Exhibit agility and resilience • Excellent MS Excel skills
Desired Characteristics: • Demonstrate clear and critical thinking • Individual who could thrive within a matrix organization and manage ambiguities to define & deliver clear objectives. • Must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time
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