General Electric Supply Chain Finance Manager in Ipojuca, Brazil
Job Description Summary
Responsible for providing Financial planning, analysis and reporting for LM Wind Power in Brazil. Partner with operations functions to improve business performance with focus on COGS and cash-flow. Has in-depth knowledge of best practices in supply chain Finance. Has analytical and independent thinker skills. Has the ability to work in a cross-functional team and to influence others.
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for managing the business cycle- annual budget, quarterly QMI for P&L and cash. Identify and communicate risks and opportunities to the business leadership and support with actionable recommendations. Analyze the performance and propose plans to improve profitability and cash generation as well as corrective action plans as needed.
Support the development of the finance organization by leading FMP program for LM Brazil and coaching other members of the team. Contributes with the implementation of GE policies and procedures (e.g. inventory valuation, CAPEX classification)
Identify and lead initiatives to improve cash-position including DTP extension, AR collections and inventory reduction. Monitor cash-position and pro-actively work with treasury to ensure liquidity. Ensure accuracy of cash forecast to optimize fx-hedging strategy and other business decisions.
Analyze product cost to identify opportunities for cost-out. Including material consumption, material deflation, labor and overhead optimization and base-cost reduction. Lead specific projects for cost-out including import tax exemptions, drawback and sourcing allocation optimization.
Support business decisions by collaborating on business case for NPIs and CAPEX.
This role requires significant experience in the Finance & FP&A Operations. Knowledge level is comparable to a Master's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.
Prior experience on a manufacturing business
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Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes