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General Electric Site Finance Manager in Oslo, Norway

Job Description Summary

You, as our new Oslo Finance Manager (here after FM) will be responsible for providing finance leadership for the GE Healthcare Pharmaceutical Manufacturing site based in Oslo, Norway. You will oversee all areas of finance for the site including Integrated Supply Chain (here after ISC) and new products introduction (NPIs), drawing upon the services of Global CoE’s as required.

This is a Business Partnering role and includes activities such as financial planning & budgeting, management accounting and performance measurement for the Site.

This is a critical operational and trusted business advisory role and part of the Site Leadership Team. It combines business partnering skills with a strong finance background to support the Site Leader and Leadership team.

You will need to act with initiative and autonomy to provide the required level of support to the Oslo Leadership Team and foster a trusted business partnership role.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Essential responsibilities

  • Partner with business leadership and staff to drive operating performance & act as champion for strategic and growth initiatives within the organization

  • Oversee financial integrity and consistent and effective policies and procedures for the Plant

  • Building and maintaining a culture of cost control and accountability

  • Ownership for developing Plant estimates, operating plans/forecasts/reviews – includes Strategy Roadmap (3/5-year Plan), Blueprint/OP (1-year Plan)

  • Driving profitable growth & productivity by providing analysis of results and reporting key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions

  • Develop and improve financial processes: Finance reporting tools, Management reporting tools, budgeting and estimating processes, standard Production Cost set ups and analyses, Capital Investment.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and relevant financial work experience including developing forecasts & operating plans and leading business / finance reviews

  • Excellent analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Capable of forging strong relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Norwegian

Desired Characteristics

  • Leadership experience: has experience balancing execution through others with inclusiveness, leveraging expertise, clear thinking, imagination, and external focus

  • Problem solving: has successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within the operations/finance function

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: experience working across multiple levels (including executive level) and functions; able to clearly and proactively communicate complex financial and operational information in an easy to understand manner

  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position

  • Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, COGNOS, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, VLookup, and Macros)

  • Experience working in global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows

  • Experience in dealing with statutory audit process and communication with external auditors

  • Adaptable/flexible: being open to change (positive or negative) in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances

  • Basic understanding of financial compliance: SOX, GAAP

  • Masters’ degree in Business Administration

Reporting lines

You will reports direct line to the PDx ISC CFO and dotted line to the Oslo Site leader. The role requires close collaboration with business stakeholders, Global HQ functional leads and the shared services centers in Hungary, China and India.

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

Our Total Rewards

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No