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Assistant Operational Controller

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/21/2017 4:49:44 AM
  • 2934213
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Finance
Location(s): United Arab Emirates; Dubai


About Us:
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:
The Assistant Operational Controller position will responsible for controllership activities in relation of GE
Healthcare's legal entities in the region. He/she will ensure timely and accurate Closing &
Reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis, provide technical Controllership guidance to both
finance and operations leaders and support the country controllers in the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
Rigorous Reporting Environment
• Perform financial analysis of balance sheet accounts to ensure compliance, integrity of account balances/financial reporting and effectiveness of business processes
• Key participant in preparation for meeting such as quarterly CFO risk reviews, Rep Letter and monthly controllership reviews
• Monitor and review the financial ledgers of each legal entity to ensure maintenance in compliance with local laws/GAPs, tax codes, government regulations and filing requirements
• Perform KPI analysis on regions processes, timely & other metrics (such as statutory and tax filings, reporting requirements during the quarter closes) & work with the Entity Controllers to drive improvements in Reporting
• Drive consistent and effective policies and procedures during monthly/quarterly close process including GE Corporate Data Request submissions, representation letters & adjusting entries
• Ensure timely and defect-free account balance sheet reconciliations. Review high risk/material account reconciliations
• Partner with GE Corporate Audit Staff and Finance Managers for internal GE compliance reviews. Drive closure of open audit issues and proactively work to prevent future issues / manage risk. Lead resulting corrective action process implementation and follow up throughout the organization
• Monitor and review that appropriate Internal Controls are in place, in line with local statutory laws and GAPs, GE GAP, US GAAP, and critically examine potential issues where financial risks & opportunities may be drawn out
• Proactively lead adherence to GE GAP compliance policies

Business partnering
• Partner with numerous business finance functions to align Controllership initiatives and priorities to ensure controllership deadlines are met
• Identify potential risks and opportunities and communicate effectively to senior management
• Participate in regular finance reviews, providing value added analytics to mitigate financial risk and provide senior management with decision-making information

Simplification
• Help lead simplification initiatives across the EGM to reduce complexity and enable local teams to focus on value added analytical/strategic tasks (including IT finance projects/support)
• Drive MJE & LJE reduction process with a focus on upstream solutions.
• Monitor, Identify and Rectify process defect in processes run by MENAT Global Operations teams and other COEs to ensure timely, accurate Reporting for the areas they own

Qualifications/Requirements:
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field and 2
year advanced accounting or finance experience 2. Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP and
local GAAP 3. Experience working with GLPROD, Hyperion and ARM
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Experience working in a global business environment with sound
understanding of global process and transactional flows 2. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise
manner 3. Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance
drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change 4. Clear thinking/problem solving:
successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions; able to quickly
grasp new ideas 5. Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information,
different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations 6. Integrity:
accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications,
actions and when dealing with others 7. Experience working in a matrixed environment

Locations: United Arab Emirates; Dubai
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