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R2R Accountant - Czech speaking

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:59:00 AM
  • 2989129
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest

About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.

We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed … so GE Works

Role Summary:
The R2R Global Ops Finance Europe team is in charge to provide support mainly related to the regular activities related to the closing of the books of GE’s affiliates across 31 countries in Europe in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams and the teams of the other enterprise standards based in Budapest. Services are governed by the GE R2R Enterprise Standards. Services scope include preparatory and closing activities in areas like Compensation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform US GAAP general accounting activities on behalf of local GE Businesses
  • Perform activities required for month-end closing (preparing and posting MJE, running reports, performing balance sheet and P&L reconciliation) according to the respective business deadlines
  • Provide ad hoc reports to HQ, local controllership team and other finance functions
  • Perform monthly and quarterly account reconciliation according to GE Policies
  • Understand GE Policies and ensure that all accounting processes are in line with GE regulations and principles
  • Build and maintain strong working relationship with the local operation and controllership team
  • Support the statutory team providing details for preparation of statutory accounts for the respective GE Business
  • Support to be provided to External and Internal auditors
  • Besides the main tasks and responsibilities listed above, responsible for completing any other tasks assigned by her/his supervisor or manage


    • Written and verbal fluency in English
    • Written and verbal fluency in Czech
    • Accounting experience in a multi-gap environment
    • First experience of closing the books, ideally in an international environment or in the R2R function of an SSC
    • Ability to learn/ understand Standard &
    • Processes quickly and adhere to them accurately
    • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
    • Effective interpersonal & communication skills and highly professional style when dealing with GE Country affiliates auditors
    • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
    • Compliance & controllership mindset
    • Numerate with a good eye for detail
    • Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary
      • SSCHU

        Locations: Hungary; Budapest

        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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