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Finance Specialist - Statutory

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/28/2017 1:24:03 AM
  • 2827274
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Praha

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GE and our customers. We foster rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and
maximize potential.
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Role Summary:
Reporting to Senior Accountant / Controller, Accountant will be responsible for providing accounting services for assigned GE businesses served by GBS Czech/Slovakia including statutory accounting, period end closing activities, account reconciliation process and support of US GAAP reporting.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assist Senior Accountant/Controller in month end close preparation,

  • Participate in monthly/quarterly balance sheet accounts reconciliations,

  • Ensure accounting practices in compliance with local statutory requirements,

  • React to client or audit requests/queries,

  • Prepare required documents , back up and analyses based on request auditors before and during statutory audit KPMG,

  • Manage statutory adjustments and required corrections for allocated entities for statutory ledger,

  • Prepare other statutory reporting, e.g. annual financial statements,

  • Prepare VAT returns for Czech and Slovak entities,

  • Maintain accounting records,

  • Support with ad-hoc projects.

  • Finance/Accounting degree (or equivalent knowledge/experience),

  • Some experience in accounting,

  • Knowledge of Czech accounting principles,

  • US GAAP experience,

  • Knowledge of Slovak accounting principles is advantage,

  • Strong system skills (MS Excel),

  • Ability to speak and write in English language,

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities,

  • Proactive, ability to operate effectively with minimal guidance,

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of accounting software Oracle,

  • Experience with shared service center concept,

  • Experience with accounting of production entities in Slovakia,

  • Ability to challenge processes and implement improved working methods.

Locations: Czech Republic ; Praha

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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