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General Electric Lead Finance Specialist 1 - Operational in Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description 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. He/She provides leadership to the Controlling section and demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market,

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing and implementing internal controls over financial reporting, including accounting policy implementations, distributed controllership, process simplification and internal controls over IPP monitoring and risk. Serve as controllership experts on financial system and ERP implementations.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a discipline and analytical thinking to execute policy/strategy. Basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

  • Jobs at this level function with some autonomy but are subject to functional practices and precedents or are covered by well-defined policies or review of end results. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

  • Uses some judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems. Has ability to prioritize information for data analysis. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (or a high school diploma/GED with at least some years of experience in an accounting or finance role);

  • Proven experience in an accounting/controlling position;

  • Strong understanding of CZ accounting standards, US GAAP is an advantage

  • Experience in production company is an advantage

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Interpersonal and leadership skills;

  • PC proficiency;

  • Proficiency in English and Czech language.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No