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Lead Financial Reporting Accountant

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:49:04 AM
  • 3000498
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations MENAT & SSA
Location(s): Egypt; Cairo


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:
At GE, we are always searching for great talent. While we might not have a specific job for you today, we want to know about you when we do. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities:
 Accounting of General Ledger entries & ensure completeness and accuracy
 Lead monthly and quarterly closing process of the assigned entities
 Responsible for preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly management reports
 Review account reconciliation for the assigned entities
 Responsible for analyzing monthly Trial balance and reporting on variances as required
 Reviewing General Ledger to ensure completeness and accuracy
 Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management
 Participate in preparing annual audit and quarterly review activities with external auditors & stat team
 Provide FP&A team with financial analysis and/or comments as required
 Preparation and submission of quarterly and ad-hoc reporting and analysis
 Provide accounting expertise to assist other areas in understanding financial information
 Participate in regional projects as required

Qualifications/Requirements:
 A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Finance and Accounting)
 Minimum of 7 years related accounting experience
 General Ledger accounting experience is a must
 Very Good knowledge of US GAAP
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
 Excellent command of English
 Excellent communication & interpersonal abilities
 Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation
 Strong knowledge of Oracle Financials/SAP
 Experience in closing and Reporting
 Ability to work and succeed within tight deadlines and closing peaks
 Self-motivation and discipline
 Good time management skills
 The ability to work independently with minimum supervision, a self-starter
 Ability to influence without authority and work collaboratively in a team
 Proactive & Eager to learn more within and outside your area of expertise

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills.

Locations: Egypt; Cairo

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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