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General Electric Finance DT Transformation Leader in Boston, Massachusetts

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Finance DT Transformation leader

Job Description

The Finance DT Transformation leader is an Executive level role that will define, coordinate & deliver a GE Company level Finance transformation through partnerships within/across Businesses & Corporate functions via 1) operating visibility, 2) focus on cash & 3) unleash Finance potential/upskill, coordinated across our function, by defining, driving & empowering our pillar leaders & platforms to deliver in a consistent manner.

GE is amid a significant and public transformation of its portfolio, leadership, operations, and culture. One of the top priorities within this transformation is creating more operating rigor, visibility & accountability. This priority, includes evolving the finance function, increasing focus on lean monthly close, operating P&L, visibility to performance, specially cash and upskilling the entire Finance function, delivering a full cycle transformation while eliminating waste to drive a leaner and more effective organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Establish vision and drive strategy to support finance transformation for GE by driving a lean mindset to run finance and supporting operational processes.

  • Be a catalyst and partner to help the finance function envision the art-of-the-possible leveraging contemporary tools and capabilities, outline automation & waste elimination work.

  • Lead the Finance Transformation across DT, responsible for supporting critical program objectives, status updates, key decisions & senior leadership communications.

  • Partner with businesses and Corporate to support the function to drive the various transformation initiatives and repositioning finance to win, increase awareness, aptitude & skills across functions

  • Ensure continued operational stability and compliance given the sensitive nature of finance cycles.

  • Lead a matrixed team of professionals to drive various outcomes, ability to understand the core functional requirements and deliver the outcome in a way that scales across all businesses.

  • Build & maintain strategic relationships with finance leaders across the GE business units, Corporate, IT & Finance leaders that supports business growth & aligns to GE's simplification and transformation strategies.

  • Establish and foster a work culture at all levels that is positive, collaborative, respectful, innovative, dynamic, with high integrity, and capable of driving positive change over sustained periods of time

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering, Finance, or other technical related fields with a minimum 12 years of relevant work experience (OR a High School diploma / GED with a minimum 16 years of relevant work experience)

  • Minimum 5 years of leadership in large scale, complex & distributed Transformations (ideally Finance), to support critical business outcomes

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in lean, process or product management, with the ability to outline solutions that are operational robust and scalable

Desired Characteristics:

  • Good understanding of the finance processes and the various supporting functions

  • Good understanding of Finance DT Architecture and the key transactional platforms

  • Proven ability to handle scale, change agenda, pace and overall complexity.

  • Superior business acumen: ability to build strong relationships and trust with company leadership and business process owners.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish operational performance metrics and drive continuous efficiencies and improvements for systems, processes, and resources activities

  • Dynamic leader & strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various stakeholders

  • Lean Process orientation: Passion to help improve operations continuously.

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills; ability to take large volumes of complex information and present it in a clear and concise manner; uses data and a cogent problem-solving methodology in decision making and impact assessment.

  • Capability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines while managing multiple priorities.

  • Steps forward to address difficult issues and guide others toward the accomplishment of identified, meaningful goals.

  • Initiates, supports and manages change within the organization, taking steps to remove barriers or to accelerate its pace.

  • Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations.

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No