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 Lead Reporting Accountant in Global Operations – Finance is responsible for the monthly general ledger close, balance sheet and income statement analysis and presentation. The role is responsible for leading financial reviews and building partnerships with GE Businesses.
Essential Responsibilities: • Ownership of all the MENAT SSA ledgers • Full responsibility for the timely preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly management reports to HQ • Full responsibility for analyzing financials on a monthly basis and reporting on variances • Lead the month-end/quarter-end closing for all GE Businesses • Reviewing General Ledger entries to ensure completeness and accuracy of financials • Provide the FP&A team with all financial data and analysis as required
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field and 5 years progressive accounting or finance experience • Professional accounting qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA, ACA) • Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP, local GAAP, IFRS and authoritative accounting literature (i.e. FASB pronouncements) • Strong leadership skills – ability to influence • Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global processes and transactional flows • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner • Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change • Clear thinking/problem solving: successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas • Adaptable/flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations • Integrity: accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others
Desired Characteristics: Previous required position Senior accounting or financial role (e.g. Controller)
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