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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.
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
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in Finance
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)
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