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General Electric Lead Financial Reporting Analyst - Fixed Assets in Wilmington, North Carolina

Role Summary:The Lead Financial Reporting Analyst is a dynamic role that plays a critical part on the controllership team. This role is responsible for all aspects of fixed assets for the business including subledger accounting, internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate financial reporting and analysis for fixed assets.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Lead Financial Reporting Analyst - Fixed Assets you will:

  • Process leader and subject matter expert for consolidated fixed asset balances

  • Maintain fixed asset subsystem, which records key asset data required to track and support plant and equipment expenditures

  • Ownership and coordination while providing support to project managers for the fixed asset PP&E full physical inventory

  • Provide support and guidance on the various company policies and GAAP requirements for fixed assets to the business

  • Analyze and correct variances between the Fixed Assets Subsystem and related GL accounts for fixed assets

  • Assist the team in working with KPMG and Corporate Audit Staff in providing audit schedules and to resolve any financial reporting issues identified during the audit

  • Maintenance of Oracle ERP projects as related to fixed assets

  • Simplification liaison for the controllership team and drive process and issue resolution and push for simplification

  • Prepare and review balance sheet analysis as needed to support business reviews

  • Prepare journal entries ensuring compliance with GE accounting procedures and US GAAP

  • Complete Account Reconciliations as a member of the controllership team

  • Record consolidation journal entries during the monthly closing process

  • Provide solutions to accounting and financial questions from business unit or operating location personnel by researching, analyzing and interpreting data

  • Develop and provide training, as necessary

  • Participate in key strategic initiatives and assist with other ad hoc projects

  • Account Reconciliation administrator for the business as needed

  • Willingness to contribute, however possible, to ensure overall effectiveness of position

  • Collaborate with various levels of business and corporate financial personnel on accounting and disclosure matters

  • Work with Information Technology/Digital team to test enhancements made to financial processes

  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility

  • Enforce Controllership in accordance with GE and GEH Policies and Procedures

  • Ensure all systems and processes adhere to GE General Accounting Procedures (GAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and recommend and implement enhancements as changes warrant


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a financial role

Desired Characteristics:

  • CPA license preferred

  • Oracle ERP experience

  • Tableau Reporting experience

  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel

  • 5+ years of operational accounting

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others and drive change while working across all levels, functions and regions

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and ability to react to emerging priorities

  • Excellent interpersonal, written / verbal communication, and leadership skills

  • Strong organizational skills – ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Willingness to be proactive

  • Proficient in PowerPoint

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About Us:Based in Wilmington, N.C., GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in 2007, GEH is a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;North Carolina;Wilmington;