General Electric Sr. Finance IT Manager in Budapest, Hungary

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.

Role Summary:

Organization: The Global Ops Finance Record to Report (R2R) Digital Transformation Team is a component of the Global Ops Finance Europe organisation. The R2R Global Ops Finance Europe team is in charge to provide support mainly related to the regular activities related to the closing of the books of GE’s affiliates across 31 countries in Europe in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams and the teams of the other enterprise standards based in Budapest.

Essential Responsibilities:

Services are governed by the GE R2R Enterprise Standards. Services scope include preparatory and closing activities in areas like Compensation & Benefit, Treasury, Commercial, Supply Chain or Tax and Intercompany.

Spanning across R2R is the Digital Transformation team which is responsible for supporting, implementing and expanding enterprise solutions which impact multiple businesses and processes. Projects include: Finance Data Lake (FDL) based solutions, transactional system enhancements and ERPs.

Role:

The role will be responsible for supporting the roll out of Finance Data Lake products to drive process improvements and productivity. The role will span several stakeholder groups and will require to work closely with the Finance IT and Digital team to drive synergies and support from functional standpoint on the execution of Finance Guardian, PayTm and ATM with respective within finance and outside finance (IT, SSS, etc.) and requires strong organizational, influencing and communication skills.

Will be responsible for aligning with stakeholders and ensuring timely execution of project. Additionally, they will support strategic decisions and ensure communication to impacted parties within R2R.

  • Identify used cases across process and track the progress through GO-live and related benefits realization

  • Functionally aligned with all Digital - ALs to ensure consistency and avoiding overlap across centers and businesses

  • Weekly / bi-weekly update to all key stakeholders in Europe across functions and GPLs

  • Provide user feedback for various feature release in FDL and closely work with Digital IT team to address issues & enhance the functionality of it

  • Develop expertise in usage of various products in FDL and design long term support model for the region aligned with Digital team

  • Develop extensive training and adoption plan for each process and vertical teams with Europe – R2R leadership team

  • Co-ordinate with FDL - Biz enabling analytical leaders and GO – R2R leaders around priorities and usage of various FDL products – FDS, Navigator and auto recs

  • Support other Digital initiatives which leverages FDL e.g. ATM, finance guardian, PayTm, digital stat audit etc.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently while proactively communicating roadblocks

  • Effective stakeholder management and influencing skills

  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments

  • Ability to work and prioritize under deadlines

  • Prior finance experience in a multinational environment

  • Strong communication & presentation skills

  • BS degree in Finance or related field

  • Written and verbal fluency in English

Desired Characteristics:

  • First-hand experience in large multinational companies

  • Strong Microsoft Office knowledge (powerpoint, excel, etc.)

Locations: Hungary; Budapest