General Electric Lead Accountant - R2R in Budapest, Hungary

Role Summary:

The Global Ops Finance Record to Report (R2R) Digital Transformation Team is a component of the Global Ops Finance Europe organisation. The R2R Global Ops Finance Europe team is in charge to provide support mainly related to the regular activities related to the closing of the books of GE’s affiliates across 31 countries in Europe in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams and the teams of the other enterprise standards based in Budapest.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Services are governed by the GE R2R Enterprise Standards.

  • Services scope include preparatory and closing activities in areas like Compensation & Benefit, Treasury, Commercial, Supply Chain or Tax and Intercompany.

  • Spanning across R2R is the Digital Transformation team which is responsible for supporting, implementing and expanding enterprise solutions which impact multiple businesses and processes.

  • Projects include: transactional system enhancements and ERPs enhancement, integration.Lead Accountant – R2R will be part of Global Ops – Finance IT / transformation organization supporting the roll-out of system integration activity working with digital and It organization on the execution of the project, designing UAT and coordinating Go / No Go decision making in close coordination with various stakeholders.

  • Will be responsible for aligning with stakeholders and ensuring timely execution of project.

  • Additionally, they will support strategic decisions and ensure communication to impacted parties within R2R.

  • Work as SPOC (single point of contact) for Finance Data Lake – auto recs initiative and represents Europe region in global discussion working very closely with Process GPL and digital team

  • Take full ownership of the auto recs global initiative for Europe region and provide regular update on the status, risk and challenges to process leader

  • Provides insight on cost benefit analysis, process maps, timelines and testing support with any assigned projects including auto recs.

  • Work closely with regional controllership team for “Go / No Go” decision making.

  • Drive simplification initiative in supply chain to enhance overall controllership leveraging SSS tool

  • Support ad-hoc initiative and establish strong team player standard


  • Ability to work independently while proactively communicating roadblocks

  • Effective stakeholder management and influencing skills

  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments

  • Ability to work and prioritize under deadlines

  • Prior finance experience in a multinational environment

  • Strong communication & presentation skills

  • BS degree in Finance or related field

  • Written and verbal fluency in English

Desired Characteristics:

  • First-hand experience in large multinational companies

  • Strong Microsoft Office knowledge (powerpoint, excel, etc.)

About Us:

GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.

We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed … so GE Works.

Locations: Hungary; Budapest