General Electric Service Finance Operational Leader - East North in Warsaw, Poland
Job Description Summary
Ensures the operational plan for wind contracts and projects in the GE installed base for East North Countries, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan meets the financial goals of GE Renewables Digital Services by acting as the primary interface between Finance, Commercial and Services Operations teams
Roles and Responsibilities
Develop & manage the financial plan for each contract or project in your service area or stream, for the entire commercial lifecycle, that complies with GE controllership policy. Identify financial risks and opportunities to manage operational uncertainty that achieves the financial plan.
Understand and translate contract or project terms & conditions related to variable revenue (liquidated damages and bonuses) into financial parameters that impact the financial plan. Develop action plans to optimize variable revenue performance.
Build and execute cost plans that maximize margin generation for Digital Services. Deploy the financial elements of productivity programs as they are released by the Productivity Team, and ensure the financial benefit is measurable in the financial plan.
Manage cash flow for all contracts or projects that meets free cash flow deliverables for Digital Services.
Establish an operating rhythm with your service area or stream that aligns to the regional operating rhythm and financial reporting schedule. Ensure regional KPIs flow down consistently to the contract or project level.
Estimate contract or project financial performance with a high level of accuracy.
Manage and control the contract or project financial template to ensure best practices and continuous improvements are deployed consistently across the region.
Drive compliance and accountability for the execution of all financial transactions, including the ERP lifecycle, to ensure financial accuracy and transparency.
Act as the financial partner and subject matter expert to your Services and Commercial counterparts to deliver on business goals and collect bottoms-up feedback for continuous improvement.
Manage cash reporting, progress and collection by partnering GEcars or billing COE teams
MBA or Master’s degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent qualification preferably in Finance and accounting discipline
Minimum of 4 years of work experience in Finance and FP&A functions
This role requires advanced experience in managing bigger and broader financial portfolio
FMP graduates preferred
Experience with Oracle Races and HFM
fluency in English; Polish language will be a plus
Familiarity with Renewable Energy Industry
Advanced Excel user
Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change, provides data driven insights
Clear thinking/problem solving successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions involving process improvements; able to quickly grasp new ideas
Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
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 across business functions, execute with a high sense of urgency, and ability to constructively challenge the status quo
Communication skills: articulate and fact based, comfortable with executive communications
Experience working in a matrixed environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others and drive change while working across all levels, functions, and regions
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to add value to operating teams
Relocation Assistance Provided: No