General Electric Senior Supply Chain Finance Manager in Budapest, Hungary

Role Summary:

The Senior Supply Chain Finance Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. You are expected to drive all supply chain & cost accounting metrics across the legacy Alstom segment and be a critical business partner to operations and the Power Services parts fulfillment team. This role provides leadership to the dedicated legacy Alstom finance teams to drive profitability, process improvements, simplification and compliance across the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure controllership and consistency of accounting processes across the operations by driving controllership awareness (SOX)

  • Leading internal and external audits

  • Partner with business leaders to drive operating performance and act as champion for cost optimization, productivity, inventory accuracy & utilization, as well as inventory standard settings

  • Lead the financial closing activities and develop quarterly estimates, operating plans and forecasts regularly for all related businesses (GES, POC, GTM)

  • Global leader of the inventory estimates for the area of responsibility

  • Review Capex & Investment proposals, costs competitiveness & costs out initiative deployments into std prices, implementation of dashboards & metrics across functions, data simplification, analytics for Quality, documentation & process improvements

  • Be active partner with Supply Chain Finance and Controllership in policy harmonization efforts for the new combined business (legacy PGS and legacy Alstom)

  • Facilitate a smooth PowerMax Transformation Go-Live

  • Partner with the Lighthouse project team on the Parts Transformation Project

  • Use deep GE & domain knowledge to drive process improvements and automated analytical/Digital tools

  • Works effectively across multiple functions, provides leadership on key initiatives and drives simplification projects that facilitate and increase capacity for value-added financial analysis

  • Supervise and develop a team of 4


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or equivalent

  • Very strong broad expertise in Operational Finance, including FP&A and Controllership

  • Experience working with SAP and knowledge of US GAAP/GE GAP

  • Process mindset: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function involving process improvement

  • Strong computer skills e.g. Microsoft Excel, MS- Access, Power Point

  • Fluency in English

  • Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate results in a clear/concise manner

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • FMP/EFLP/CAS graduates preferred but not essential

  • Master’s of Business Administration is preferred

  • Statistically literate and familiar with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues

  • Extensive knowledge of legacy Alstom business operations is an advantage

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