General Electric Lead Finance Specialist - Statutory in Bucharest, Romania

Role Summary:

Accountant on STAT and TAX area

Responsible for processing / validation of STAT accounting records and VAT & TAX returns preparation according with the principles of the Romanian Accounting Regulations and Fiscal Laws.

Reports to Finance Manager – Statutory.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

a. STAT Accounting records:

  • Responsible for a proper STAT bookkeeping and reconciliations based on valid documentation which is compliant with local STAT and TAX legislation & GE internal requirements

  • Archive the documents to ensure full safeguards around company records

  • Work closely with Record & Report and Buy to Pay accountants in the Shared Service Center

  • Prepare GAAP to STAT reconciliation

  • Support periodic audits from STAT auditors

b. Taxation and fillings:

  • Prepare tax and related returns, proper and timely calculation, submission and settlement of liabilities to the state budget as per tax regulations (VAT, Corporate Income Tax, WHT)

  • Prepare STAT to TAX reconciliation

  • Maintains professional relations with local authorities, support for periodic audits from tax authorities

Key Performance Indicators

  • Minimal audit breaches on STAT and TAX compliance

  • Accurate, timely & compliant STAT & TAX financial records & reporting

  • STAT Account reconciliations – focus on timely & qualitative work, limited number of open items

  • Stakeholders feedback

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree in accounting

  • Significant experience in an accountant position

  • Good knowledge of accounting and tax laws

  • Fluent in Romanian and English

  • Good command of MS Office (especially Excel)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proactive approach

  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, global team environment

  • Analytical thinking

  • Able to meet tight deadlines

Desired Characteristics:

  • Able to work with accounting software (Oracle, SAP is a plus)

  • Membership or student with relevant professional bodies CEECAR, CAFR, Fiscal Consultant, ACCA is a plus

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store", through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com.

Locations: Romania; Bucharest