Colfax Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world under the Howden and ESAB brands. Colfax believes that its brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets that it serves. Additional information about Colfax is available at
ESAB is a global manufacturer and a recognized industry leader of welding and cutting solutions, delivering product and process innovations to serve the worldwide marketplace. The company’s Shared Service Centre was launched in 2009, located in Budapest. ESAB Global Business Services employs more than 250 people who provides business support in customer service, supply chain, finance and IT field. ESAB offers complex and challenging jobs, a great work environment, competitive salary and opportunity to develop and implement promotion and training to work. Innovative and agile, we are looking for talent to grow with us in the following role:

Junior Internal Control and Compliance Specialist

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    This is a new position primary created to support the Controls and Compliance function with the day to day work and help to manage the SOX program e.g. maintain the SOX deficiency tracker, work with the units to resolve controls issues, manage and review the self-testing program of the individual units. Assist implementing the controls frame work at new acquired business. This position will interact with the Finance Directors, Finance Controllers and SOX / Controls leads of the local units, next to interacting with various roles of the Global Finance organization to maintain and improve the controls environment.

In this role your main objectives are:

  • Manage the SOX program on a day to day basis e.g. maintain deficiency tracker, self-testing program
  • Provide guidance and support to the local units to resolve control deficiencies
  • Support and coordinate internal and external audit activities for year end
  • Hold trainings to the Finance community for best practice sharing
  • Consistently improve and strengthen the controls process
  • Create an process and controls manual

The key responsibilities of the job function are driven by the function’s objectives:

  • Assist in the coordination of ESAB’s SOX compliance program
  • Manage the SOX deficiency tracker
  • Work with management to ensure control issues are properly resolved and monitor the remediation
  • Manage and improve the SOX self-testing program
  • Assist by SOX implementations of new acquired businesses
  • Support and coordinate internal and external audit activities
  • Assist with internal compliance investigations
  • Participate in special Finance related projects
  • Maintain and improve required templates of the controls function
  • Maintain and improve the Finance SharePoint site
  • Provide accounting and policy guidance to the Finance community
  • Hold trainings and best practice sharing

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, preferably within Accounting or Finance
  • Professionally qualified, e.g. CPA, CA, CIA is a plus
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP
  • Very good Excel and PowerPoint skills are required
  • 1-3 years of relevant business experience, such as public accounting and/or audit (external/internal)
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance experience is required
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Manufacturing industry experience is a plus, but not required
  • Fluent verbal and written English communication skills required, other language not required but would be a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 40 %


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Auditor, Internal Auditor
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 1-3 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

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