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Site Leader - Puerto Rico

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/13/2017 11:00:20 AM
  • 2806554
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations North America
Location(s): Puerto Rico ; San Juan

About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE’s shared services organization. We deliver processes in every business and every region
around the world. In Finance, Supply Chain, Tax, Commercial Operations, HR Operations, EHS, Enterprise Data and IT,
we are simplifying the way we work to create better outcomes at lower cost for GE and our customers. We foster
rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and maximize potential.
We strive to be the world’s best shared services operation, enabling GE's strategy by delivering for our customers,
businesses, investors and employees.
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Role Summary:
The Puerto Rico Site Leader will lead the local team consisting of multiple functions (HR operations, Tax, accounts payable, accounting, etc.) and will be responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting and analysis across the site.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Overall responsibility for the accounting function of the Puerto Rico site
  • The role works closely and in collaboration with the North American and and Latin American teams
  • Overall oversight of all balance sheet JE's and related account recons for the site
  • This role will work closely with the multiple enterprise standards operations teams.
  • Manages a team of GE resources on site
  • Partner with senior accounting operations’ teams to ensure open lines of communication related to upstream issues that create downstream accounting defects
  • Support/execute simplification projects that deliver cost, speed and quality benefit to the business
  • Responsible for general accounting and policy application for all cycles including inventory, revenue recognition, receivables/payables, intercompany, etc. - -
  • Understand and interpret applicable Enterprise Standards, SOP and Process Maps to deliver globally competitive accounting services.
  • Develops mid-term vision their own function.
  • Contributes to the strategic plan of the larger unit ( function or business unit). Leads sub-business or global/regional teams working on strategic functional initiatives.
  • Role requires good understanding of clients, industry, function and commercial markets.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Accounting Operations and Leadership Experience.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Established project management skills.

Locations: Puerto Rico ; San Juan

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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