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Controller- F&PT Japan

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:11:16 PM
  • 2810827
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Process Solutions
Location(s): Japan; Chuo-ku

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Role Summary:
Responsible for all the controllership matters in F&PT Japan and operations processes across the business and will be a key leader in driving functional, business, and broad company objectives

Essential Responsibilities:
• Ensure GAAP and local stat finance records are maintained in timely, accurate and complete fashion
• Perform financial analysis of balance sheet accounts to ensure compliance, integrity of account balances/financial reporting and effectiveness of business processes.
• Effectively translate and support specific financial accounting & compliance guidelines (GE GAAP, local stat., tax rules, etc.) into practical business solutions
• Drive consistent and effective policies and procedures during monthly/quarterly close process including accounting, account reconciliations, GE Corporate Data Request (DR) submissions, and representation letters.
• Ensure that the balance sheet account reconciliations are completed within corporate guidelines
• Manage annual corporate income tax calculation and filing
• Establish standard operating procedures (SOPs) for operational and transactional processes impacting the financial statements, including closing, reporting and analysis
• Support commercial and operations leaders/teams to understand financial/accounting implications of transactions and other matters by providing GE expertise and technical accounting guidance.
• Reports financial status and key metrics to the Global HQ team
• Interact with GE Corporate Audit Staff for internal GE compliance audits/reviews. Drive closure of open audit issues and proactively work to prevent future issues / manage risk. Lead resulting corrective action process implementation and follow up throughout the organization.
• Work closely with financial and operational leadership to pro-actively assess and manage financial risk.
• Drive process rigor including operating procedures, metrics and training to enable and sustain growth, simplification, compliance and operational objectives during implementation

• Strong knowledge of financial accounting, and basics on tax filing
• Proactive approach to problem solving
• Decisiveness and leadership, demonstrated through commitment and relationship skills.
• Demonstrated to be a change agent and a self-initiative starter
• Clear thinking & ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
• Must be able to energize teams at all levels of the organization and effectively balance multiple initiatives.
• Must be able to work closely with multiple teams across different functions.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to creatively assess business impact of key decisions.


Desired Characteristics:
• Degree in Accounting
• Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience
• Strong Analytical, Clear Thinking & Problem Solving Skills
• Ability to effectively multitask & prioritize appropriately
• Ability to work under fast-paced environment
• Embrace change in a rapidly changing environment
• Demonstrated Leadership ability
• Ability to travel 50% of time and based at site, located at Kariwa
• Excellent Communication Skills & understanding of difference cultures
• Strong PC Skills
• Fluent in Japanese and English

Locations: Japan; Chuo-ku

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