Business Segment: Global Operations Invoice to Cash
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati
About Us: GE Global Operations is GE’s shared services organization. We deliver processes in every business and every region around the world. In Finance, Supply Chain, Tax, Commercial Operations, HR Operations, EHS, Enterprise Data and IT, we are simplifying the way we work to create better outcomes at lower cost for GE and our customers. We foster rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and maximize potential. We strive to be the world’s best shared services operation, enabling GE's strategy by delivering for our customers, businesses, investors and employees. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/careers/global-operations/cincinnati 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.
Role Summary: As the Accountant for Collections you will be responsible for driving past due’s to <10% of open AR, performing root cause analysis for disputed invoices, working with the businesses and collections group to drive a compliant permanent resolution to reduce disputed invoices. This role is also required to ensure that accounting entries are GAAP compliant.
Partner with Sales, Project management, fulfillment and repair/service teams to drive invoice accuracy
Ensure the accuracy of the organization's financial results by recognizing and preventing misrepresentation, concealment, or omission of information
Assess processes and evaluate/ensure compliance and controls associated with billing enterprise standard
Develop and maintain relationships with GE Controllers and other stakeholders in order to implement process improvements
Interface with auditors regarding account reconciliations and control processes for AR
Special projects as needed to enhance business compliance and controllership
Work & manage relationship with approved agency helping with collection process/resolving disputes
Work with various stakeholders and business partners to improve the overall Global Mobile Employee experience
Participate actively in relevant simplification & enterprise standard projects.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or finance or Associates degrees and minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting or finance position related to Billing/Collections or Dispute Resolution for industrial customers
Experience with SAP and Oracle ERP’s preferred
Demonstrated financial analysis skills
Experience in solving complex problems
Experience with driving process improvements
Ability to deal effectively with changing priorities in a diverse organization
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
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