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General Electric Lead Accountant in Budapest, Hungary

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper accounting and controls for the trial balance of one or multiple Business ledgers in the region (external reporting, closing & reporting, peer review)

  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual close process of the Business legal entities

  • Build strong partnership with multiple stakeholders across functions, coordinate with multiple operational teams to ensure high quality and timely delivery of financial information

  • Interact with operations, risk and any other function to ensure understanding of the entities and proper representation in its financials

  • Provide support on various R2R related projects (i.e. simplifications, system changes, new policies implementation)

  • Prepare and review monthly and quarterly account reconciliations and account closings and balance sheet analysis schedules

  • Generate complex financial reports, accounting to US GAAP standards (monthly, quarterly and annually)

  • Ensures controllership & compliance of all activities and documentation within local, GE corporate and business practices, policies & requirements

  • Ensure that internal controls and check points are in place and are followed

  • Coordinate and review of complex transactions and confirmation of the accounting treatment in cross-business schedules (CBS)

  • Prepare materials and provide training on technical accounting and other areas where knowledge/ gaps of the team are identified

  • Support and assist junior team

  • Actively participate in migrations/ coordination – monitoring the transactions


  • Business degree in finance or economics, and/or Chartered Public Accountant qualification – strong technical and analytical accounting background and/or equivalent knowledge or work experience

  • Knowledge of US GAAP

  • Advance compute skills: Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn how to use other internal and external finance applications

  • Excellent communication skills: experience in working with multiple stakeholders, functions and regions and ability to deliver message effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Highly organized with a track record to meet commitments within strict deadlines

  • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics

  • Compliance and controllership mindset

  • Embrace change in response to new information in different and unexpected circumstances

  • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit

  • Ability to lead junior members and coordinate external service providers

  • Fluent in English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proactive and energetic

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

  • Able to drive different projects at the same time

  • Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines

  • Achieving/ driving results

  • Analytical thinking

  • Concern for details and accuracy

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With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it


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