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CDI - Account receivable / payable Team Leader H/F

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:05:43 AM
  • 2825929
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Supply Chain
Location(s): France; Belfort

About Us:
GE is looking for finance and accounting professionals across Europe to take up a unique opportunity to join our Global Operations Accounting Shared Service Centre in Belfort, France.
With our new centralised Global Operations Centre, we plan to create 200 new jobs in France by 2017. On top of this, our Belfort base enables us to constantly challenge and improve processes and performance. This will make GE simpler, faster and better, allowing our businesses to be more customer-focused. If you join now, you can be a part of our digital revolution, a journey to reduce downtime, improve productivity, drive culture change, and execute new business models. As a part of this, you’ll be part of the team managing the accounting of GE businesses across Europe that are inventing the future of flight, powering centres of global economy, revolutionising the way the world thinks about energy, and much more.

Role Summary:
GE is looking for a Lead Accounting Operations Managers for its financial shared services team.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Lead Accounting Operations Manager, you will be part of a team in charge of providing accounting services to the legal entity operated by GE affiliates across a growing number of countries in Europe. On top of this, you will manage teams, take control of a wide range of finance operational activities in a designated country, and act as the liaison to the other GE businesses to help deliver strong services.
In summary, your main responsibilities will be:
• Leading and coordinating the local shared service team (10 to 12 peoples)
• Ensuring strong service delivery to external and internal suppliers and customers• Acting as the contact for the business operational team by resolving any complex issues with invoices and payments, and investigating and resolving deficiencies with suppliers• Monitoring reconciliation and reviewing all related accounts• Managing cross-functional communication with multiple GE operation and finance functions• Monitoring metrics and ensuring controllership and compliance practices across operations• Taking part of migrations or system implementations

You are an experienced accounting manager with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or finance (or equivalent experience/knowledge) with experience in a similar role. A high school diploma with experience in an accounting role will also be accepted.
You have very strong English skills (written and verbal fluency) and a strong knowledge of SAP. You are also familiar with management through KPIs oriented, seeking efficiency and have a demonstrated leadership experience.
Finally, you are able to plan and prioritise multiple tasks and resources, and have a process-oriented mindset. A US GAAP/multi-GAAP accounting experience would be beneficial as would fluency or basic competencies in an additional European language (other than English).

Desired Characteristics:

Locations: France; Belfort
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