Audit Regional Internal Controller - North America

Schneider Electric Schaumburg, IL

About the Job

Schneider Electric™ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

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Regional Internal Controller - North America

This position reports directly to the Head of Internal Control for the America's and will be a key player on the Internal Control Team charged with elevating the level of Internal Control across the entire region. Please note, this role is intermediate experience level.

Internal Control within Schneider Electric encompasses all areas of the business including but not limited to Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing, R&D, HR, IT, Solutions (Projects), Tax & Legal as well as the traditional Finance areas. This expanded scope and definition of Internal Control includes good practices, defined processes, and other risk reducing measures.

This position will interact will all levels of the business in the North American theater as well as Global Internal Control team members around the world. Team members are exposed to all facets of the business and network with many functional experts, Global process owners, and local teams spread across North America. Typical duties performed in this role include but are not limited to the following:

· Plan, coordinate, and administer the annual Internal Control Self Assessment to the more than 100 businesses in North America
· Review and Critique the results of the same
· Draw conclusions and report on results with a focus on risk exposure and continuous improvement
· Assist the business in finding creative ways to close out open Self Assessment action plans at a macro level
· Drive and assist the business with closing out local action plans
· Report on action plan completion progress
· Provide any and all necessary Internal Control related training across the region
· Actively handle any change management issues related to Internal Control
· Find creative ways to keep Internal Control awareness high including use of internal Schneider social media tool
· Perform on-site Internal Control Missions to validate annual Self Assessment, provide on the spot training and awareness, and serve as an Internal Control consultant to the business to assist in closing action plans
· Contribute to the refinement of work programs used to guide Control Missions
· Prepare and present both written and oral reports of Control Mission results and conclusions to management
· Perform ad hoc missions to delve into critical business issues, processes, or other areas as requested by the business

This job might be for you if:


Travel will encompass approximately 10-15% of the total time worked each year.

· 3-5 year's large audit firm experience or equivalent. Please note, this role is intermediate experience level.
· Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business
· Strong analytical and good writing skills
· Well developed public speaking ability
· Fast learner, objective, straightforward, eager, enthusiastic, and motivated
· Organized, results oriented, "go-getter"
· Experience with auditing procedures is required. Corporate experience is desired.
· Strong Microsoft Office skills especially Excel and PowerPoint

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: .

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