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General Electric Tax Accountant - Operations in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

Working as part of GE Healthcare’s Tax Operations team, the primary role is to manage the company's Tax obligations with the highest integrity and complying with tax laws. As a Professional Band position, the role requires sound technical understanding of EMEA tax accounting and compliance and a very good understanding of business processes, routines and procedures.

The principal responsibilities of the role include preparation, review, submission, settlement and reconciliation activities of tax, including local statutory corporate income tax filings, support of income tax filing obligations, management of withholding tax compliance obligations and related tax reconciliations, cash tax management and associated supplementary filings for the GE Healthcare Business, operating in accordance with GE policies and standards.

This role will work closely with the other tax operations team members and the Company controllers, including peer review responsibilities and the sharing of best practices.

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Essential Responsibilities

  • Extract and review appropriate tax data relevant for the local income tax filings.

  • Prepare and update relevant tax provision schedules as needed. Support the preparation of all tax returns within scope of the role and prepare responses to questions raised during the return review process.

  • Ensure that all tax filings and internal and external obligations are submitted by the due dates, as well as payments and submission to local institutions.

  • Prepare and submit reconciliations of all corporate income and withholding tax accounts and, where applicable, approve the account reconciliations on quarterly basis according to agreed deadlines.

  • Prepare and submit the return to provision post filing of the tax returns.

  • Manage the process for issuance, collection and record retention of all tax documentation where these documents are required to support current or future tax audits.

  • Update tax filing and cash settlements on the OneSource or equivalent tools and manage estimates of corporate income tax cash payments.

  • Prepare responses to enquiries from the tax authorities. Support and assist GE Healthcare tax team, advisors and controllership team on all matters relating to tax audits by relevant tax authorities including management of appropriate provisions.

  • Support the identification, implementation and monitoring of tax controls necessary to manage potential Tax risk areas.

  • Work with the GE Healthcare tax operations team and, where applicable, internal and third-party advisors, to research tax technical issues impacting the accuracy of the returns.

Work with the GE Healthcare tax team to manage engagements with third-party advisors. GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world. ​


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/economy or another business-related field; CPA/CTA or equivalent.

  • Good knowledge of Hungarian Corporate Income and Local Business Tax, Innovation Contribution

  • Write and speak English and Hungarian fluently.

  • Preferred tax operations experience or relevant experience in Practice.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong interpersonal skills; ability to build good partnership with all stakeholders in the processes.

  • Excellent communication skills: experience working across multiple levels, functions and regions; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing, in English and in Hungarian.

  • Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others

  • Solid computer skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, lookup functions, macros, etc.)

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support. #LI-DN1

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