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SS&D Global Controller

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 6:55:03 AM
  • 2825724
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Aberdeen

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GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

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Role Summary:
The Global Controller - SS&D will partner with SS&D leadership across finance and other functions to provide technical and operational accounting support to the business. They will be responsible all technical accounting decisions, ensuring adherence to GE Policies & Procedures, and as policy development, implementation, and compliance.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the SS&D Controller, you will:

  • Serve as the business technical expert providing advisory guidance
  • Function as a business partner, review complex transactions, understand relevant facts and circumstances, research guidance to arrive at compliant conclusions
  • Be responsible for development, implementation and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to account reconciliations policies and procedures
  • Research, evaluate, and communicate policies and procedures for the business
  • Assist in the effort to ensure the business is compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Assist global teams with statutory assistance to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations
  • Function as a liaison with external and internal auditors
  • Assist with the implementation of Rev Rec standard ASC 606

Competitive salary
Opening date 26/01/2017 - Closing date 24/02/2017
For further information about this role, and to apply, please visit quoting 2825724

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Proven years of experience in a controllership position

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Certified Public Accountant or Master’s of Business Administration or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Effective leader / influencer at within the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication capabilities
  • Strong process management skills and team leadership experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with teams across functions and around the globe

Strong candidate identified; qualified candidates are still encouraged to apply.

Locations: United Kingdom ; Aberdeen

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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