General Electric Sr Manager Finance in Barrington, Illinois

Role Summary:

Responsible for providing finance leadership for GE Healthcare Digital Technology Speration activities during project and future state operating model.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Partner with business leader, staff and DT organization to drive operating performance; act as champion for strategic initiatives within the organization, specifically around Healthcare Seperation

  • Ownership for developing estimates, operating plans/forecasts/reviews

  • Driving profitable growth by providing analysis of results and reporting key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions

  • Effectively manage/lead/coordinate/develop a team of Financial Analysts and/or Finance Managers

  • Work with the Controllership and Financial Planning & Analysis teams to define the return on investment for relevant IT investments and requirements to support analysis, improve data visibility and ensure controllership

  • Lead cross-functional projects to drive simplification throughout the organization and to improve rigor in key Finance processes that support Digital Enterprise Technology, reducing costs & improving profitability

  • Support processes to drive increased visibility to global IT spend, supporting global productivity projects. Partner across global FP&A teams to identify return on Digital investments and identify areas of cost leakage

  • Develop and improve financial processes, including the introduction of dashboards supporting DT costs, self- service Finance and Management reporting tools. Assist with management reporting and communicate results to managers

  • Drive consistent usage of Hyperion and Business Intelligence (B.I.) tools across GE Healthcare. Leverage tools to enhance visibility and drive accountability to DET spend across the business.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and minimum of six years of financial work experience or High School Diploma/GED and minimum of ten years financial work experience including developing forecasts, operating plans and leading business / finance reviews

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Clear thinking / problem solving: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function involving process improvement; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Leadership experience: has two years experience leading team members balancing execution through others with inclusiveness, leveraging expertise, clear thinking, imagination, and external focus

  • Excellent communication skills: experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions and regions; able to clearly communicate complex financial information in a easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing

  • Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, COGNOS, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, VLookup, and Macros)

  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position; for example, work closely with business leaders to achieve business objectives while driving controllership/GE Values

  • Experience working in global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows

  • Experience successfully leading cross-functional projects and process improvement within the operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Experience leading in a matrixed environment

  • Adaptable/flexible: being open to change (positive or negative) in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations

  • Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others

  • Basic understanding of financial compliance: SOX, GAAP Trained and/or certified in process improvement methodology such as LEAN or Six Sigma

  • Graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP), Experienced Financial Leadership Program (EFLP) or Corporate Audit Staff (CAS); or graduate of other financial leadership programs

  • Masters’ degree in Business Administration

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.