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Balance Sheet & Controllership Projects Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:14:11 AM
  • 2771581
  • Job Function: Finance
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Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Trevose


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GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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Role Summary:
The Balance Sheet & Controllership Projects Leader will demonstrate accountability for driving monthly & quarterly balance sheet analysis, driving controllership projects across the business and responding to accounting queries from P&Ls around established policies. In this role you will integrate and develop procedures to help ensure Water business meets high standards of balance sheet analysis and reporting to Water leadership and Power HQ.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Balance Sheet & Controllership Projects Leader, you will:

  • Lead monthly and quarterly balance sheet deep dives and pitch-out to leadership
  • Maintain tracker of open issues and work with stakeholders for timely closure
  • Key interface with Power HQ and Business Intelligence Group (BIG) team in the Water business to lead balance sheet analysis
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the BIG team on balance sheet items
  • Record to report enterprise standard (i.e. alignment of chart of accounts to enterprise standard, chart of accounts maintenance, approvenew accounts, request new B/S accounts as needed)
  • Perform testing and sign off on all major initiatives impacting consolidation of balance sheet & financial reporting (i.e. New GL project, Redshift)
  • Represent controllership in projects impacting balance sheet – e.g. AP, IBS automation etc.
  • Lead resolution of issues, with various stakeholders (BIG, FP&A, Global Operations Finance) while analyzing financial information
  • Lead preparation, analysis and consolidation of quarterly and annual balance sheet and associated supplemental reporting packages
  • Lead efforts to drive balance sheet simplification (account usage, methodology consistency) across controllership and finance
  • Lead Water accounting and reporting initiatives / projects
  • Liason with Distributed Power (DP) team to understand their analysis from a quarterly reporting perspective
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities as required by the Water & DP Controller


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 10 years of Finance / Controllership experience.


Desired Characteristics:
  • CPA ( Certified Public Accountant)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Established project management and organizational abilities
  • Strong knowledge of GE closing and reporting processes
  • Adaptable / flexible; open to change in response to new information and ambiguous situations
  • Skills: Tableau, SAP, HyperionLead digitization and automation of balance sheet analytics and processes
  • Flexible; proven leader; diligent
  • Unyielding integrity
  • Inclusiveness; expertise; imagination and courage

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Locations: United States ; Pennsylvania; Trevose

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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