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General Electric Lead Finance Specialist - Statutory in Budapest, Hungary

Role Summary:As a Statutory Lead finance specialist you will be responsible to work with all Ge functions (Business, TAX…) and external providers including auditors cross the border. You will act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in every local GAAP accounting projects including migration, systems and process simplification. You will provide support to more junior team members by clarifying local GAAP accounting and legal requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:You will be the point of contact for the GE business relating to regulatory reporting queries. Local reporting is an excellent way to gain exceptional awareness of GE operations and grow your technical and soft skills.

  • Manage statutory reporting of a portfolio of GE legal entities for a region

  • Lead migration projects of statutory processes from country to Budapest

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

  • Primary point-of-contact for queries relating to the local regulatory timelines, process steps, status updates in terms of statutory preparation & audit

  • Coordinate Statutory planning & audit with all related internal and external stakeholders

  • Manage various accounting and finance projects related to Systems simplification, legal organisation structure simplification included Mergers & Acquisitions and Liquidations

  • Support local tax audit requests


  • Written and verbal fluency in English

  • Extensive Multi GAAP experience - preferably external audit / public accounting experience

  • Expertise in MS Excel

  • Good working knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS and any other local GAAP

  • Excellent communication – proven ability to develop strong professional relationship with auditors, corporate tax

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

  • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit

  • Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients

Desired Characteristics:

  • Second European language

  • Leadership skills

  • Experience with Oracle, SAP or Oracle HFM

  • Experience in an audit firm

  • Chartered Accountant / ACCA certificate

About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities. 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. Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy. We are unleashing limitless energy.

What can we offer?

  • Career growth opportunity

  • Opportunity for process improvement/simplification/standardization

  • Professional and personal development trainings

  • Enthusiastic team with supportive leaders

  • Multicultural and diverse environment

  • A pleasant and modern working environment, including gym, cafeteria and a medical centre located on the office campus

  • Good public transportation and free parking

  • Flexible working hours

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, and according with all local laws protecting different status. Follow us at GE Renewable Energy.

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