General Electric Senior Government Accounting Manager in Evendale, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Senior Government Accounting Manager will be responsible for the comprehensive financial forecasts, reporting and analytics to support GE Aviation Military pricing proposals; ensuring compliance and adequacy with government regulations.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Senior Government Accounting Operations Leader will be a key thought leader on the Government Business Controllership team, supporting strategy, vision and execution to deliver on compliant and effective government pricing rates

Additionally, as the Senior Government Accounting Manager, Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for business processes and controls necessary to comply with US Government regulations and procedures related to cost accounting

  • Has expertise within a field comprising of different approaches, methodologies, techniques and processes

  • Communicates solutions across own function with impact on other functions

  • Regularly advises management in the function and/or in the business

  • Work seamlessly with a team of government accounting professionals to support Forward pricing rate proposal (FPRP) objectives and be accountable for the following operating responsibilities

  • Publish rate letters in sync with financial planning calendar

  • Manage FPRP rate models with Pool owners through review of assumptions, reconciliation of inputs and ability to document significant variance drivers to the prior Rate letter and PY actuals

  • Support FPRP Audit with the DCAA through answering of “request for information”

  • Determine and present rate drivers to senior leadership

  • Build positive relationship with customers

  • Engage in work complying with Government rules and regulations; FAR, DFAR, CAS

  • Interpret and implement Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Maintain accounting, financial reporting, financial control, and information systems to ensure adequate records, appropriate authorizations of transactions, and safeguard assets

  • Initiate and implement process improvements Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university or college

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial or leadership position Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Ability to drive successful business outcomes beyond the immediate incident or need

  • Demonstrated expertise in delivering business value in ambiguous environments

  • Proficient with MS Excel and Power point (i.e. Pivot Tables, Data Sorting, basic lookups) for data analysis

  • Skilled in aligning stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective

  • Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders

  • Brings cross functional teams together to empower, lead and communicate to help build effective processes with the courage and communication skills to call out status quo

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome

  • Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making

  • Understands when change is needed

  • Ability to facilitate within a team of individuals to deliver on priorities and work across multiple cross-functional teams to demonstrate one team approach for generation of a solution

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices

  • Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information

  • Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal

  • Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable

  • Integrate new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE

  • Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly

  • Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address problems GE at http://www.ge.com is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at http://twitter.com/gecareers About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation! at http://twitter.com/geaviation GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Ohio; EvendaleGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.