General Electric FP&A Operations Manager in Monterrey, Mexico
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.
This position serves as a critical business partner to the CoreTech team to support W2W perspective from operation accuracy & management to liquidation & finance accountability serving the BIZ goals and objectives. He/she will partner with the Operations Leaders in LATAM and Financial team to drive operating performance and act as a champion for strategic initiatives within the region.
Provide focused financial analytics & insights to the CFO & Local team to assist in setting the right metrics to drive desired behavior for long term profitable business growth.
Build annual and quarterly sales to operating profit estimates in line with the business environment, strategic growth initiatives, variable cost productivity actions, cash targets, liquidations and base cost reduction initiatives.
Drive operating mechanisms of the Services business including preparation of financial reports, responding to ad hoc requests on LATAM requests, act as central point of contact on all FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) requests by global and regional HQ teams and other stakeholders.
Monitor weekly business performance against operating plan, ensuring all costs flowing into the income statement are valid, accurate and timely.
In case of variances against plan, investigate root cause and recommend actions to close any process gaps identified.
Lead the financial closing process for the LATAM CoreTech Biz, providing daily updates to the regional Services leadership team and coordinating with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
Performance reporting of key metrics and providing recommendations to the Service teams to meet the operating plan and ensure continuous profitable growth.
Own integrity of costing data, drive standardization & process improvement across all aspects of planning and reporting, including best practice sharing across various local teams.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics, and 4 years’ experience in Finance or equivalent knowledge or experience.
Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location.
Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner in English & Spanish.
Strong PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications such as Oracle, SAP, Business Objects, etc. Strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (pivot tables, Vlookup).
Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.
Ability to work with cross functional teams.
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.
The candidate can be based anywhere in the world.
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