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Schneider Electric Audit Regional Internal Controller in Boston, Massachusetts

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:

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

*Please note, this role is an intermediate experience level position *

What do you get to do in this position?

This position reports directly to the Head of Internal Audit and Internal Control for the Americas and will be a key player in elevating the level of Internal Control across the entire region.

Internal Control within Schneider Electric encompasses all areas of the business including but not limited to Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing, HR, IT, Solutions (Projects), Field Services, 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 North America as well as Global Internal Audit and 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:

  • Perform on-site Key Internal Control Missions to validate annual Self-Assessment

  • Perform ad hoc missions to delve into critical business issues, processes, or other areas as requested by the business

  • Prepare and present both written and oral reports of Mission results and conclusions to management

  • Provide specific recommendations to the business, for conversion to Action Plans, that are formally tracked to completion (based on results of Missions performed)

  • Drive the business to close out action plans in a timely fashion

  • Report on action plan completion progress

  • Contribute to the refinement of work programs used to guide Missions


Travel will encompass approximately 25% of the total time worked each year.

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business (US CPA preferred)

  • 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.
  • Three to five year’s large/regional audit firm experience or equivalent
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills especially Excel and PowerPoint

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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:

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Boston

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Jul 7, 2019, 5:59:00 PM

Req ID: 005H1I