General Electric Services Finance Operations Leader in Barcelona, Spain
Job Description Summary
Finance operational leader for Central (Germany and Austria) and Nordics (Sweden and Finland) regional services to deliver financial targets, coordinating with service Director and operational teams to improve financial visibility that enables to take operational decisions and drive towards margin improvement in an environment of business growth and transformation. Deliver on time and accurate consolidated financial and operational reports, performance overviews with strong focus on excellent forecasting and pacing. Make sure operational plan for wind contracts and projects in the GE installed base meets the financial goals by acting as the primary interface between Finance, Commercial and Services Operations teams.
Essential Responsibilities As the Financial Operations Leader, you will:
Develop & manage the financial plan for each contract or project in their service area or stream, for the entire commercial lifecycle, that complies with GE controllership policy.
Identify financial risks and opportunities to manage operational uncertainty that achieves the financial plan.
Develop involvement and understanding CMR process- Track portfolio performance against the Operations and as sold contracts
Train and coordinate with the Site Leaders to drive common processes and practices globally
Understand and translate contract or project terms & conditions related to variable revenue (liquidated damages and bonuses) into financial parameters that impact the financial plan. Develop action plans to optimize variable revenue performance.
Enhance the tracking mechanisms to create accurate and reliable estimates for the quarter and ensure the variations to actuals in quarter close point are driven to a minimum. Understand quarterly performance drivers and fluctuations week over week and against plan
Establish an operating rhythm with your service area or stream that aligns to the regional operating rhythm and financial reporting schedule. Ensure regional KPIs flow down consistently to the contract or project level.
Estimate contract or project financial performance with a high level of accuracy.
Manage and control the contract or project financial template to ensure best practices and continuous improvements are deployed consistently across the region.
Drive compliance and accountability for the execution of all financial transactions, including the ERP lifecycle, to ensure financial accuracy and transparency.
Partner with operations to understand the dynamics of the performance on the field and identify how from a finance point of view we can work with them to support them
Support on standardization, automatization, digitization and other finance simplifications initiatives
Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent,
Previous experience in FP&A required
Strong Analytical skills,
Strong communication skills,
Strong leadership skills,
Excellent interpersonal skills,
Excellent English both spoken and written,
Excellent German both spoken and written for the Central region position
Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals,
Proficiency in finance data presentation,
Work time flexibility during quarter and year end
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes