Controlling and Finance Assurance

Pioneers in Assurance – Talent Incubator for Siemens

About Us

The Controlling and Finance Assurance (CF A) department of Siemens, is an integration of the Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Control, Project Excellence, and Audit functions. Part of our mission is to provide objective foresight to help Siemens be excellent. We provide assurance to all Siemens' businesses on a global level while operating out of the following countries: China, India, Germany, Portugal, and The United States.
Digitalization & IT Audit

We provide assurance on key risks in Siemens’ digital environments forming the backbone of our company, application of emerging technology, cloudification, major IT transformation projects, new digital products and digital business models.

Enterprise Risk Management

We provide a company-wide enterprise risk management framework to actively manage risks and seize opportunities thereby enhancing the company’s resilience and fostering our risk culture which contributes to the success of our business.

Internal Control

We provide the Internal Control methodology, trainings, guidance and entity support, aggregate the overall results and evaluate the effectiveness of the Internal Control system – driving transparency and delivering assurance.

Project Excellence

We drive excellence in project management by providing governance with structured processes and responsibilities. We also offer comprehensive learning and certification programs while fostering a global community for our project leads.

Cybersecurity Audit and CF A Applications

We verify whether Siemens’ businesses have effective security measures in place across their IT/OT infrastructures. We digitalize and continuously improve our own CF A applications, through automation and data driven innovations to ensure smooth management of assurance processes.

Quality and Resource Management

We support the staffing of the audit engagement teams and are responsible for governance matters including setting standards and policies to ensure the quality of our work is driving credibility and trust between CF A and Siemens' businesses.

People, Learning and Innovation

We focus on empowering our people through a comprehensive Grow & Development concept that includes providing relevant learning opportunities. We constantly evolve together by investing time and effort in driving sustainable innovation.

Operational & Financial Audit

We cover a wide range of operational and finance-related global audit topics such as project & solution business assurance, entity health checks, ESG and sustainability audits, value for acquisition reviews, etc.

Compliance Audit

We perform regulatory audits for Siemens Financial Services and Treasury. We also perform occupational safety audits and provide assurance on significant compliance risks including anti-corruption, export control, and antitrust.

"The A in CF A not only stands for Assurance but also represents an Anchor in turbulent times. CF A gives the management board much needed transparency in order to steer and transform our business for the better."

Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Digital Industries

Why join CF A?

At CF A we deliver tomorrow’s assurance today by embracing change for the better. We offer an inspiring, responsible, diverse, and inclusive environment for our people to develop professionally and personally. We accomplish all of this by staying true to our main values of being respectful, humble, open and curious. 

Life at CF A…

To deliver on our vision of being pioneers in assurance and a talent incubator for Siemens, we care that you grow and develop. In CF A, you are empowered to define your own success within Siemens by leveraging the dedicated training sessions, and opportunities across the whole cycle of assurance assignments. During this time, you will gain insights into a broad spectrum of businesses and functions within Siemens worldwide. This is your chance to build a network and be part of a truly diverse, international and innovative team!

Lifelong Learning – We offer a rich learning environment which allows you to upskill with regular trainings and learning events that continuously feed your curiosity. Watch our Learning Summit video to learn more about our culture at CF A.

Personal Stretch – Learn as you go! As part of CF A, you will have the opportunity to innovate or work on a spectrum of assurance topics outside your comfort zone, and will always be supported by an open feedback culture.

Career Exploration – You get access to endless opportunities offered by CF A to define your own individual career steps. 

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If you want to be part of a challenging, enriching, and colorful journey, we welcome you to join our CF A community!