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General Electric Plant Finance Manager in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Job Description Summary

Drive optimal performance ( cost, fulfillment, inventory, quality, cash) and profitability through the Supply Chain and Project execution. Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Site/region strategy and execution of manufacturing finance activities, coordinating planning, pacing, and closing activities.

  • Own P&L and balance sheet activities, including cost accounting, inventory controls (Physical inventory, Revaluations, standards, variances, etc.), product fulfillment and COGS booking, functional costs, VCP/BCP, P&E, etc.

  • Developing specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field.

  • Serves as best practice/quality resource.

  • Has awareness of latest functional developments in own area.

  • Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensures delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Skilled influencer, able to communicate complex messages to others.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

  • May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements.

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.

  • Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

  • Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working.

  • Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team.

  • These jobs have significant input into their priorities.

  • Jobs at this level tend to be covered by professional practices and policies but these are shaped by the role.

  • Working within broad guidelines and policies, roles at this level have moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of evaluative judgment.

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems that impact the function.

  • Takes new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations.

  • Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Finance and supply chain/operations

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing plant finance and operations

Desired Characteristic

  • FMP/CAS graduates

  • MBA

  • Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change, provides data driven insights

  • Clear thinking/problem solving successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions involving process improvements; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations

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

  • Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions, execute with a high sense of urgency, and ability to constructively challenge the status quo

  • Communication skills: articulate and fact based, comfortable with executive communications

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others and drive change while working across all levels, functions, and regions

  • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to add value to operating teams

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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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