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General Electric Lead Finance Specialist - Annual Reporting in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

Role Summary: As a Lead Finance Specialist for Annual Reporting you will be responsible to work with all GE functions (Business Controllership, R2R, TAX) and external providers including auditors from different countries. You will act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in local GAAPs, IFRS accounting projects including migration, systems and process simplification. You will be the first point of contact for the GE Renewable business relating to regulatory reporting queries.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage annual reporting (local financial statements) of a portfolio of 3-5 GE legal entities in Europe

  • Set up, reconcile and maintain US GAAP to local GAAP adjustments

  • Primary point-of-contact for queries relating to the local regulatory timelines, process steps, status updates in terms of annual reporting (local financial statements) preparation and audit

  • Lead and coordinate annual reporting planning and audit with all related internal (R2R, AP, Treasury) and external (Auditors, TAX) stakeholders

  • Manage legal organization structure changes including Mergers, Acquisitions and Dispositions in occasion and various accounting and finance projects related to system simplification


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics

  • Written and verbal fluency in English and any other European language is a plus

  • Good working knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS / any local GAAP in Europe

  • Excellent communication – proven ability to develop strong professional relationship with internal stakeholders and auditors

  • Strong analytical ability to find any potential risks and initiate improvements

  • ACCA/DipIFR/Chartered Accountant certificate is a plus

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No