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Internal Controller

Schneider Electric

Telford, United Kingdom

Company Profile
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management. We hire individuals driven by a desire to impact the world. With a mission to make the most of our clients' energy, we can help solve the global energy dilemma by helping companies and individuals make more efficient use of the energy they already use. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency, making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green.

Job Profile
Schneider Electric, one of the largest Group listed on the French Stock Exchange (CAC 40), applies the French rules on Internal Control (AMF).
The Internal Controller is participating to the improvement of Internal Control in all Schneider Electric entities in his/her defined territory, for all organisations operating in his/her territory.

He/she is contributing to the Internal Control process in terms of training, internal control campaigns management, controlling on site the consistency of internal control assessments and the effectiveness of remediation action plans in the entities of the territory, diagnosis missions in the entities of his/her territory, upon management request: transversal study, specific point of
attention, entity having difficulties.

He/she is an active member of the Group Internal Control Network, and leads and/or participates in transversal projects in the field of Internal Control.

Main Responsibilities
He/she is acting, under the supervision of the Internal Control Manager, in the
frame of the Regional Internal Control programme, in the entities of the EMEA or at the regional level within this region, in line with Regional Internal Control Manager

As Business Internal Controller for EMEA region he/she is performing the training:

- of the process owners of entities on internal control principles and self
assessment tool,
- possibly needed for the change management on internal control in a
defined territory, specifically UK & Nordics/Baltics zones.
During the internal control self assessment campaigns, he/she is
- analysing the consolidated results at country’s and group of countries’ level
in order to identify:
. and analyse discrepancies or abnormal variances in spectrum of
. recurrent issues needing a country’s or region’s action plan,
. good practices that could be spread, and spread them,
- reporting results of those analysis for the relating Business Internal
Controllers for them to implement challenge and action where needed.

As Regional Internal Controller he/she is performing, in entities of EMEA region, missions on site for controlling:
- the consistency of self assessment ,
- the effectiveness of remediation action plans.
For the internal control missions on site and the diagnosis missions upon
management request, he/she is:
- Contributing to the definition of the working program related to the missions
- Preparing the main conclusions for auditees and management
- proposing recommendations to correct inefficiencies or improve efficiency
- presenting and validating those recommendations with local management.

Key Experience
Strong experience in Big 4 (audit), Internal Audit - focused on internal
control & compliance, Key role within operational or financial functions with
broad view of business processes

Internal Controller will travel in EMEA territory approximately 30% of his/her
time. He/She will have to work in various cultural environments

Undergraduate degree from top university (All undergraduate majors considered)
MBA / Masters degree preferred
Certified of Charted Accountant a plus
Certified Internal Auditor a plus

Other Requirements
English is the working oral and written language
Another European languages would be a plus


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