(Senior) Audit Associate - Software Finance

  • Siemens
  • Canada Dr, Dallas, TX 75212, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

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Controlling and Finance Assurance (CF A) helps Siemens achieve its goals by providing objective, factual and independent assurance to the Siemens Managing Board and Audit Committee. As a business partner to Siemens executive management, we leverage our expertise in a wide range of topics in order to create impact that drives change with improved financial results.
CF A is a unique Global Leadership Development Program, stretched over a period of three to five years. We offer a vibrant, diverse and inclusive environment, which ensures a variety of perspectives and enables big picture thinking. We offer continuous career coaching and mentoring throughout the program, all whilst working with top Siemens business leaders on multiple high-profile projects around the world. This is your chance to build your network within the company, develop your operational experience and prepare yourself for a leading role.
As software and digitalization gains increasing significance in Siemens, our Operational and Financial Audit Practice plays a pivotal role in providing assurance to the Managing Board and the Audit Committee on the entire software lifecycle development process. We as CF A create impact by exploring bold questions around development, sales and accounting for software to maximize the long-term profitability of the enterprise. Using advanced analytics, visualization technologies and artificial intelligence, CFA is actively working on the future of assurance.
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Your new role challenging and future-oriented
Identify key risks in Siemenss operational and financial environment with a particular focus on software and develop an understanding of business processes, goals, and strategy in order to provide analysis and interpretation to management
Design and execute comprehensive audit programs and controls to address the identified risks
Lead site visits in an international environment
Develop and promote digital use cases that increase coverage and overall assurance in cooperation with our data analytics team
Manage multiple stakeholders in complex environments
Lead meetings with clients to present the teams conclusions and recommended improvements
Collaborate with external auditors to ensure effective and efficient audit procedures
Maintain and build your network in various Siemens businesses and functions
Make use of the unique opportunity to participate in audits within other functional areas
Your qualifications solid and appropriate
Strong academic background including a bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance; CPA, CFA, ACCA, ACA qualification preferred
Experience and knowledge of Accounting (IFRS, alternatively US GAAP and German GAAP), financial reporting or Commercial Project Management specifically in the Software business
Audit Associate role requires 4 to 6 years of relevant operations experience in industries similar to Siemens (technology, software, manufacturing, product business) or comparable experience within Siemens, or a Big 4 accounting /consulting firm
Senior Audit Associate role requires 5 to 8 years of relevant operations experience in industries similar to Siemens (technology, software, manufacturing, product business) or comparable experience within Siemens or a Big 4 accounting /consulting firm
Necessary skills, experience and motivation to develop out of Controlling and Finance Assurancedepartment within 3-5 years and move into a business role at Siemens
Commitment to continuous learning and education
Demonstrated history of career advancement
Ability to continue an accelerated career track
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Flexibility to travel (including internationally) as well as to live/embrace our remote-working culture
Highly Preferred Qualifications:
MBA or Masters degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
Domestic and/or international mobility including previous experience either working or studying abroad
General project management expertise in a complex global organization
Organization: Controlling and Finance
Company: Siemens Corporation
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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