General Electric Manager, Accounting Operations – R2R in Budapest, Hungary
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
As Accounting Operations Manager you will partner with other GE Businesses to execute on this key area within the finance organization. You will lead a diverse team and work with other GE Businesses to deliver strong accounting, and to ensure compliance across all operations. Helping to drive simplification and consistency across GE will be a constant focus.
Lead a team of Accounting Analysts administering standardized accounting procedures in line with GE policy, local accounting regulations and US GAAP.
Establish team priorities, behaviors and deliverables.
Monitor operational performance with quantitative and qualitative metrics.
Drive strong performance management in the team through clear expectations, performance appraisals, and feedback.
Proactively develop the capability of the team through strong development plans and coaching.
Drive employee engagement.
Drive compliance within processes and ensure process controls are in place as appropriate.
Oversee Consolidation & Closing processes and Collections & Billings processes as applicable
Review and approve account reconciliations
Organize and plan audit schedules
Drive quarterly rigor on financial filings approach (track stat audit status, quarterly consolidation of financials including taking care of various cost allocations methodologies by Corporate, interdivisional transactions etc.)
Written and verbal fluency in English
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
Experience leading a team
Experience of motivating & managing team of professionals to deliver to consistently high standards
Proven ability to drive team performance with a focus on quantitative and qualitative metrics
Experience of effective management of under-performance
Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges
Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients
Compliance & controllership mindset
Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook
Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary.
Additional languages (other than Hungarian)
Knowledge of ERP platforms (SAP/Oracle)
Locations: Hungary; Budapest