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General Electric Aero New Units Project Finance Manager (m/f) - EMEA/Asia in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

Project Finance Manager (PFM) is responsible for supporting the Aero new units finance leader and serves as a critical business partner to drive growth and maximize profitability for the business line. This analyst is responsible for ensuring technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification and operational excellence to deliver accurate financial reporting and analysis.

Job Description

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

  • Manage financial reporting and closing of projects in accordance with US GAAP.

  • Overall project financial leadership – review contract and understand key deliverables, TT terms, cash milestones, payment terms, FX & tax implications; organize budget handover & allocation; ensure project reviews accurately reflect project financial status and drive results to meet & better the As-sold project financials

  • Partner with the PM/PD to analyze the execution performance and propose action plans to improve contract margin and cash profile as well as corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks

  • Drive and support Project team in resolving all complex situations that arise in project execution ensuring the best financial outcome for GE

  • Be connected to Region/HQ FP&A team to ensure any variances to Plan is timely reflected in the weekly QMIs

  • Ensure the project accounting entries are validated and accurately captured in the respective ledgers

  • Connect with tax team to understand local implications

  • Responsible to review and sign off project trial balance and ensure all the required supporting documentations are available for both internal and external audit requests

  • Participate in cross-functional projects to drive LEAN and standardization of work.

  • Strong collaboration with FP&A for developing estimates, plans/forecasts/reviews


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in finance / accounting, or equivalent experience

  • Strong experience in Finance / Accounting areas, supply chain finance is an advantage and /or equivalent experience

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, (Oracle and/or SAP is an advantage)

  • Fluent in English, both oral & written

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Attitude to “own” problems and responsibility areas

  • Can handle big databases, running reports from ERP, Oracle experience is an advantage


  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritize under pressure

  • High level of organization, attention to detail and commitment to meeting deliverables

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Ease at working with remote stakeholders

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No