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Senior FP&A Manager – S2P

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 1:57:55 PM
  • 2725413
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Headquarters
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati


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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.

Role Summary:
As the Senior FP&A Manager for Sourcing & Payables you will be responsible for leading the FP&A teams in critically analyzing and understanding the financial performance of the Sourcing & Payable operations for GE. You will partner with the operations teams to deliver the organization strategy, managing $80B of annual payments and $120M expense budget across 200K vendors. You will lead the financial planning and forecasting, financial reviews, establishing metrics, managing project returns.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Center/Business Leaders to drive business turnaround strategy through growth, productivity and targeted cost out initiatives including cash generation, regionalization, etc.
  • Lead financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis, including comparison of financial statements vs. budgets and related risks and opportunities. Influence key stakeholders to reach optimum solution to meet plan
  • Lead cash management programs across ~$80B payables, including pay term management, factoring, Vpay etc.
  • Set up and maintain a system of Key Performance Indicators and drive business ownership for results
  • Lead the establishment of metrics to help drive operating teams meet their financial and business commitments - provide interpretation, including variance analysis
  • Own financials related to migrations of activity to the Global Operations center; connect with Global FP&A teams to understand future delivery models and create action plan to deliver from the center initiatives
  • Use deep GE domain & system knowledge to drive process improvements across business teams and automated analytical tools for global use
  • Ensure the quality and sustainability of the FP&A processes by setting up and maintaining internal controls, processes and procedures, including setting up operating rhythms with the business teams
  • Partner with the Billing team to establish the Customs internal cost allocation / simplified billing model

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Partner satisfaction & change management
  • Accuracy and timeliness in reporting
  • Planning and productivity delivery
  • Team development, coaching & promotion
  • Achievement of business cost targets


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in Finance


Desired Characteristics:
  • Graduate of EFLP/CAS or graduate of other financial leadership programs
  • Familiarity with FP&A reporting accounting system
  • Extensive Finance experience within a highly-matrixed environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Able to switch quickly and effectively between high level strategic thinking / analysis to detailed reviews/ deep dives
  • Ability to manage multiple projects as well as ongoing operational responsibilities simultaneously
  • Proven ability to energize teams and those around them
  • Proven ability to work with and manage remote / virtual teams and work with a global team
  • Ability to challenge processes and implement improved working methods
  • Strong communication skills; ability to explain financial information in a clear and concise manner
  • Highly analytical with well-developed problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to operate in a diverse/global operational and cultural environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


Locations: United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati

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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