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Essential Responsibilities: The Finance manager will lead the newly created GE Industrial business China Finance Shared Services team based in Shanghai, China. The Finance manager will be responsible for supporting China FP&A Team by providing standard financial estimation, reporting, and analytics. This is a critical role to lead the communication between the business and Global Operations, to own and execute FP&A standard governance within Asia hub.
- Lead a team of 4-7 analysts, build strong team capabilities in delivering quality FP&A service - Ensure standard FP&A governance between Asia shared service center and global governance team. Drive consistent estimate, reporting and analytics across P&Ls and Modalities. - Lead communication between Global Operations and Healthcare FP&A team. - Partner with operation and region commercial finance to improve upstream orders, sales, and backlog estimation quality. Simplify volume estimate process and automate inputs through operational systems. - Build Orders to CM estimate, reporting & analytics aligning to Ops review cycle. Standardize Ops review template and improve efficiency. - As P&L focal point, participate in Operating reviews to support Commercial Finance and explain key drivers based on data analytics; utilize analytics to drive operating performance. - Provide historical data and project future year financials for planning cycle based on market assumptions. - Deploy and support global FP&A simplification initiatives
Qualifications/Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and minimum of six years of financial work experience - GE business FP&A experience is a plus
Desired Characteristics: - Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows - Graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP) or graduate of other financial leadership programs - Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change - Clear thinking / problem solving: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function; able to quickly grasp new ideas - Excellent communication skills: experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions and regions; able to clearly communicate complex financial information in a easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing - Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, COGNOS, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, VLookup, and Macros) - Fluency in English - Confidence / Assertiveness: possess influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position; for example, work closely with business leaders to achieve business objectives - Adaptable/flexible: being open to change (positive or negative) 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
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