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General Electric Financial Accountant - Arcam AB / EBM in Gothenburg, Sweden

Job Description Summary

As the Arcam AB Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for performing basic accounting activities in support of the overall financial statement preparation, with oversight and review from more senior accountants. You will follow an individual work plan and meet day-to-day short-term objectives in support of the businesses operating needs and long term objectives. The Financial Accountant is responsible for executing financial and operational internal controls, delivering work in a timely and high quality manner and working collaboratively within the Arcam AB and global GE Additive organization. Responsibilities are focused on executing accounting processes and procedures to support the preparation of the monthly and quarterly closure of the general ledger and related subledgers.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Financial Accountant for Arcam, you will:

  • Support Arcam’s adoption efforts of the Oracle Fusion ERP, including implementation planning, training, parallel testing plans and data conversion – and proper maintenance of the legacy local ledger

  • Prepare manual journal entries in both the local and GE ledgers

  • Prepare account reconciliations and any necessary account analysis

  • Ensure integrity of financial reporting data via execution of controls

  • Complete tasks to support the timeliness and quality of Arcam EBM’s financial statement close

  • Prepare periodic balance sheet analysis and account reconciliations

  • Support the finance team’s standardization of work related to cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets and intercompany accounting

  • Supporting more senior accountants on audit requests, balance sheet reviews, and other adhoc tasks

  • Preparing analysis and explanations behind variations for group reporting requirements, reports for country statistical office, central bank or tax authorities

  • Ensure accuracy of Additive’s financial results by recognizing and preventing misrepresentation, concealment, or omission of information

  • Support of other headquarters and corporate accounting and auditing processes, including Deloitte, Internal Audit, Statutory, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • 2 or more years of experience in accounting (technical and/or operational)

  • Ability to work non-standard business hours during monthly and quarterly close

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks and resources and have process-oriented mindset

  • Proficient in English and Swedish, verbal and written

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of business operations

  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional style, including both oral and written communication

  • Detail-oriented and strong time management skills

  • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit

  • Compliance & controllership mindset

  • Comfortable to execute through uncertainty

  • Experience with GE Enterprise Standard Chart of Accounts, RASR, SDC and/or Corporate general ledgers is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with Jeeves, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle accounting / ERP systems, Microsoft Office products is preferred, but not required

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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