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Accountant – R2R

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:45:07 PM
  • 2751556
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest


Role Summary:
The R2R (Record to Report) Global Ops Finance Europe team supports closing of the books of GE’s affiliates across 31 countries in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams. Services scope includes preparatory and closing activities in Compensation & Benefit, Treasury, Commercial, Supply Chain, Other Asset and Liabilities, Cash&Banking, Payments, Closing & Reporting, Intercompany areas. This is a great opportunity to have a complex overview of accounting of global company.

Essential Responsibilities:

    Why you should join:
  • Multicultural and very diverse environment with people from over 30 countries
  • A wide variety of social clubs and communities such as: GE Volunteers, Working Parents, Women’s Network, HealthAhead
  • GE supports language courses, professional trainings
  • Friendly working environment (Best Office Award 2015), including gym, cafeteria, hairdresser and a medical center, all conveniently located on the office campus
  • Great career-development opportunities
  • Opportunities to leverage your accounting and finance skills
  • Opportunity for process improvement/simplification/standardization
  • Flexible working hours/home office


  • Manage and perform US GAAP general accounting activities on behalf of local GE Businesses
  • Perform activities required for month-end closing (preparing and posting Manual Journal Entry, running reports, performing balance sheet and P&L reconciliation according to the respective business deadlines
  • Perform monthly and quarterly account reconciliation according to GE Policies
  • 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
  • Understand GE Policies and ensure that all accounting processes are in line with GE regulations and principles


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Written and verbal fluency in English
  • 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 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
  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary


Desired Characteristics:

    Desired Characteristics:
  • First-hand experience in a big audit firm
  • First-hand closing experience with Oracle, SAP or another ERP
  • Fluency in other European languages is a benefit


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



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.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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