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Senior Technical Controller

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 11:58:04 AM
  • 2770878
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.



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:
The Senior Technical Controller for OnShore Wind will partner with leadership across finance and various functions to provide technical accounting support to the business on complex transactional support as well as policy development, implementation, and compliance. You will be considered a subject matter expert in technical accounting matters.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Senior Technical Controller, you will:

  • Serve as the business technical expert providing advisory guidance
  • Function as a business partner, review complex transactions, understand relevant facts and circumstances, research guidance to arrive at compliant conclusions
  • Research, evaluate, and communicate policies and procedures for the business
  • Assist in the effort to ensure the business is compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Assist global teams with statutory assistance to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations
  • Function as a liaison with external and internal auditors
  • Assist with the implementation of Rev Rec standard ASC 606



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a controllership position
  • CPA



Desired Characteristics:

  • Effective leader / influencer at within the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication capabilities
  • Strong process management skills and team leadership experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with teams across functions and around the globe

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Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady

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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