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General Electric Tax Closing & Reporting Leader in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Tax Closing and Reporting Leader to join our multinational energy company at our US headquarters. The ideal candidate for the Closing & Reporting Leader position will have an ability to create strong relationships among Leadership, Global Controllership, Investor Relations, Legal and other stakeholders. You will be required to have in-depth knowledge of the business and disseminate the tax impacts and consequences associated with tax requirements. You will be responsible for managing all tax requirements for external reporting. You will report to the Director of Tax Operations.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the global consolidated tax provision, quarterly filings, and preparation and review of the tax footnote and related disclosures

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, accounting, and legal teams, to gather necessary financial data and ensure accurate tax reporting.

  • Providing tax input and support the quarterly and annual SEC reporting process

  • Prepare and review tax provisions, tax returns, and other tax-related financial statements in compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Manage the consolidation and reconciliation of tax-related data to ensure accurate and timely reporting.

  • Coordinate with external tax advisors and consultants, as needed, to leverage their expertise and ensure compliance with tax regulations.

  • Stay up-to-date with changes in tax laws and regulations, assess their impact on the organization's tax reporting, and communicate relevant updates to internal stakeholders.

  • Manage external auditor relationship for US GAAP audit of income taxes.

  • Assist with income tax accounting analysis and related disclosures for acquisitions or divestitures

  • Lead and manage a team of tax professionals

  • Provide guidance and support to the tax team and other departments on tax-related matters, including training and development initiatives.

  • Collaborate across the GE Vernova Tax Team to provide training and share best practices.

  • Drive and be involved in global projects, interact with cross-functional teams within the organization

  • Additional tax and close related tasks as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Advanced degree and professional certifications (CPA or similar) are highly desirable.

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in tax, preferably in a leadership role within a multinational corporation or public accounting firm.

  • Strong knowledge of US tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.

  • Extensive experience with tax provisions (ASC 740), tax returns, and tax-related financial statements.

  • Proficiency in US GAAP and financial reporting principles.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to effectively oversee and develop a team of tax professionals.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with internal stakeholders and external advisors.

  • Advanced proficiency in tax software and Microsoft Excel.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience implementing standard processes, standard work and lean initiatives

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Experience in managing tax compliance and reporting processes.

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to mentor and coach junior staff members.

  • Experience in the energy industry or a similar regulated sector.

  • Familiarity with international tax reporting and transfer pricing principles.

  • Knowledge of tax technology tools and systems.

  • Ability to provide tax advice to senior management and business leaders.

  • Experience in managing relationships with tax authorities and external advisors.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

The salary range for this position is $256,000 - $384,00. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus/variable incentive plan.

GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, health care coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, paid time-off, EAP, and more.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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