Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Trevose
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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
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited university or college.
Minimum of 10 years of Finance / Controllership experience.
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
Inclusiveness; expertise; imagination and courage
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