GE AR Accountant - Japanese in Shanghai, China

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GE Global Operations

Business Segment

Global Operations Asia

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.

Posted Position Title

AR Accountant - Japanese

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Function Segment


Location(s) Where Opening Is Available China

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Support the implementation of GE’s Invoice-to Cash global enterprise standard, with specialization in Cash Applications, Anti-Money Laundering and Cash Reconciliations across the GOF platforms in Asia, driving service quality, compliance, standardization, simplification & digitization.

Essential Responsibilities

• Partner with the Operations Manager to develop a process and/or landscape of current Invoice-to-Cash Cash Applications, Anti-Money Laundering and Cash Reconciliation (“Process”) processes & metrics in the Asia region and identify opportunities for standardization and simplification;

• Enable planned productivity gains through process simplification;

• Ensure Integrity is upheld throughout all processes, policies and practices, by ensuring appropriate communication and training of related activities; and

• Support corporate initiatives for process transformation; ensure standard operation procedures are in line with Enterprise Standards

• Handle AR related works including invoice printing and distribution, collection, cash application and account reconciliation per Enterprise Standards

• Handle monthly and quarterly AR closing

• Support KPMG and CAS audit

• Drive process standardization and simplification

• Other ad hoc tasks assigned by manager


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

• Fluent in Japanese and English

• At least 1 years accounting experience in a multi-national company

• Project management and SAP/other ERP system experience is preferred

• Detail-oriented, self-starter, can work independently with minimal supervision

• Clear thinking and knows how to prioritize works

• Good team player with a positive attitude, can work under pressure