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Senior Compliance Officer- Operations And Finance At GE Global Growth Organization

Date Posted: 20/May/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose: 

The Senior Compliance Officer- Operations and Finance will have responsibilities for assisting the Chief Compliance Officer in driving and integrating the compliance agenda across GE in Sub-Saharan Africa and partnering with the compliance community across GE businesses and other regional Compliance Leaders, as well as finance and controllership leadership.

The Senior Compliance Officer will report to Jeff Stitt, CCO GE Africa.
Essential Responsibilities:  This role is an integral part of the GGO Compliance team and will be responsible for developing and monitoring the GE Compliance program and agenda across the region. The successful applicant will take the lead role in identifying and assessing the key compliance risks within finance areas and driving a mitigation plan to address those risks, as well as leading/managing the forensic investigation response efforts, training across the region, implementation of controls in region and reporting & monitoring controls.
Key responsibilities will include

1.Risk Assessment: Ensure rigorous programs to identify, manage and abate the company’s key risks, including:
- Improper Payments: drive rigorous process on third party diligence and monitoring, gifts and entertainment, business courtesy monitoring; -AML: --Ensure regional processes for AML are developed, implemented & monitored.
- Controllership & Finance: Partner with regional controllership and finance team to develop and monitor controls in customs, sourcing & finance.
- Collect and report on information about risk areas: e.g., early warning system, metrics & testing.
2. Forensic investigation Response: Assume the lead forensic role for the Spirit & Letter response program in the region, including ownership for forensic investigations, ensuring a vibrant rhythm exists to engage leaders on integrity at all levels and establishing a world-class culture of compliance. Including leading forensic investigations in country / region and manage the network of distributed investigators.

3. Team Development: Assist CCO in developing and building Investigation teams in region, including full-time and part time resources.

4. Training: Implement a strategy that results in effective annual employee training, including training for new hires, training for leaders, and training for employees whose job responsibilities require specialized training on top risks. Design and execute on a robust communication program to promote employee awareness about their obligations for integrity.

5. Follow-up: Implement a process to track, follow-up, and report on key initiatives identified by Compliance Operating Review, GE Africa’s Compliance Review Board & investigations.
Qualifications/Requirements:  1. University graduate

2. Prior experience with Improper Payment Prevention Programs, establishment and operation of corporate ethics/compliance programs

3. 7+ years’ experience in related areas (compliance, legal, audit, etc) with strong performance

4. Forensic Investigation & Open Reporting experience (or equivalent)

5. Ability & willingness to travel up to 50% of time
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: 
Desired Characteristics:  1. Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to assess various complex issues and come to quick solutions
2. Active bar or law society membership (preferred)
2. Exceptional communicator. Concise & clear communication in individual and larger settings
3. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence different stakeholders
4. Established analytical ability as well as strong project management skills
5. Embodies GE values and growth traits
6. Self-motivated and has ability to work in flexible, unstructured, entrepreneurial and team-based environment
7. Second language (esp. French or Portuguese) would be an advantage.

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