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Accounting Specialist - Contract (12 months)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 12:01:29 PM
  • 2839928
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Headquarters
Location(s): Canada ; Alberta; Calgary

About Us:
At GE Oil & Gas, we’re powering potential. Whether we’re developing technologies to make extraction safer and more efficient, or subsea devices that will usher in a new phase in drilling, GE’s Oil & Gas teams are committed to creating the high-tech products and solutions that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a flexible, creative environment that fosters the groundbreaking intellectual property and patents that make GE a global leader. Here you’ll have the opportunity to take control of your career within the engineering and business worlds, surrounded by diverse, credentialed talent who work together to make a real difference. If you’re a passionate, sound decision maker who thrives on the pursuit of perfection, then join GE in creating the next generation of oil and gas innovations and technologies that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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.

Role Summary:
At GE, Finance is a key player and a strategic business partner offering those with a passion for finance the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, business acumen and technical aptitude. The skills you acquire, along with highly valuable networking opportunities, prepare you for a future with unlimited potential.

Essential Responsibilities:
Nature of work:

In this role, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
• Support and analyze financials for the Turbomachinery and Downstream Technology business lines.
• Ensure accurate reporting of long term Contract Service Agreements and Progress Billing contracts.
• Support the controllership group by preparing Balance Sheet analysis, responding to questions, etc.
• Continually work to improve processes and provide input to SAP support team related to system improvements.
• Prepare monthly reports for management and the Operations team.
• Support the quarterly Account Reconciliation process by guiding junior staff responsible for the preparation.
• Contribute to building the quarterly forecasts and Op plans.
• Support the monthend close and yearend close with the preparation of miscellaneous journal entries and analysis of the ledger to ensure accuracy and completion.
• Collaborate with the Operations team to analyze business performance.
• The role allows interaction with high-level management, as well as exposure to other functions.
• Ad-hoc analysis/reporting as required with questions received from the Canadian, US and Italy locations.

Do you qualify? We are seeking…

• Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• SAP experience is desired
• Strong analytical skills;
• Demonstrated competency understanding accounting principles;
• Flexible and adaptable
• Strong level of knowledge of Excel

• CPA designation preferred
• University Bachelor Degree in course of completion in Accounting Finance or Business Administration

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining GE.

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Locations: Canada ; Alberta; Calgary

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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