General Electric Sr. Operational Controller (m/f) in Lichtenfels, Germany

Role Summary:

Responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting and analysis. Seasoned, senior level individual contributors and managers requiring in-depth understanding of their business or function and how their role integrates with others within their discipline. Role requires good understanding of clients, industry, function and commercial markets.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing and implementing internal controls over financial reporting, including accounting policy implementations, SOX, distributed controllership, process simplification and internal controls over IPP monitoring and risk.

  • Serve as controllership experts on financial system and ERP implementations.

  • Serves as a functional Subject Matter Expert.

  • Has in-depth understanding of a complex field based upon a long experience.

  • Has a leading role in knowledge management.

  • Organizes knowledge sharing to convey information about new approaches and best practices.

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

  • Leads global teams working on strategic functional or cross-functional initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience.

  • Significant experience in Operational Controllership.

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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.

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Locations: Germany; Lichtenfels