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Finance Manager - FP&A Operations

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/27/2017 2:55:43 PM
  • 2833762
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Headquarters
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:
Responsible for providing financial planning, analysis and reporting for Corporate, a business, or a P&L within a business. Intermediate level professional positions requiring subject matter knowledge and experience, more independence in problem solving and decision making. Responsible for departmental planning and budgeting. Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Support all GO Functions and Regions to achieve all financial and operational commitments.
  • Build out a consolidated financial reporting processes, consistently across all ES products, ensure full visibility to plan vs actual.
  • Participate development of comprehensive business / financial forecasts, reports, and analysis by collaborating with other FP&A Teams in GOF.
  • Assist HQ and Regional teams achieve all financial and operational commitments and integrate with business Finance Leaders to analyze and report segment specific results.
  • Lead and coordinate all financial system upgrades including implementation of new CoA, make sure no negative impact on financial plans.
  • Work directly with FMPs and Interns, drive engagement and lead continuous learning for them.
  • The role will be actively taking responsibility on CFOA estimates and pacing.
  • Responsible for managing the business cycle- 3 year plan, budget, forecasts at each level of the organization.
  • Define KPIs to measure the performance in all areas of the organization- mfg., R&D, eng, supply, commissioning.
  • Analyze the performance and propose action plans to improve profitability and cash generation as well as corrective action plans as needed.
  • Responsible for departmental planning, financing and budgeting.
  • Effective communication with other functional areas required.
  • Influences peers to meet objectives.
  • Work requires analysis and interpretation.
  • Develops approaches outside of procedures.
  • Focus on department priorities within operating unit and may be responsible for work and development of others.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in Finance, previous GE experience (preferred)
  • Excellent command on MS Office Applications particularly in Excel and Power Point


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Graduate of GE FMP/CAS/EFLP or graduate of other financial leadership programs
  • Familiarity with FP&A reporting accounting system
  • Extensive Finance experience within a highly-matrixed environment
  • High integrity standards; accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical and personal values in decisions, communication, actions and when dealing with others
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Able to switch quickly and effectively between high level strategic thinking / analysis to detailed reviews/ deep dives: ability to manage multiple projects as well as ongoing operational responsibilities simultaneously
  • Proven ability to energize teams and those around them
  • Proven ability to work with and manage remote / virtual teams
  • Ability to challenge processes and implement improved working methods
  • Strong communication skills; ability to explain financial information in a clear and concise manner
  • Highly analytical with well-developed problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to operate in a diverse operational and cultural environment


Locations: United States ; Ohio; 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.
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