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General Electric Senior Financial Reporting Manager in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Senior Financial Reporting Manager is a key member of the Controllership team responsible for implementation of significant control processes and financial initiatives.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Process leader and subject matter expert for consolidated business liability accounts (i.e account payable, goods received not invoiced, etc.)

  • 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

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

  • Perform enhancement projects and research related to Controllership improvements

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

  • Business approver of non-purchase order payments in compliance with GE policy

  • 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

  • Lead the error resolution process and edit check control processes during closing

  • Quarterly record to report and financial close functions for respective legal entity assigned

  • 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

Basic Qualifications (include growth traits, work traits, and values)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in controllership role and/or public accounting

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.

Desired Qualifications (include growth traits, work traits, and values)

  • 7 years experience including operational accounting

  • International controllership highly desired

  • Public Accounting experience highly desirable

  • CPA License

  • Controller experience highly desirable

  • Experience of leading a finance team including developing team members

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage change projects

  • Evidence of preparing reports and presentations to Board level stakeholders

  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of professional services business would be an advantage

  • 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

  • Ability to influence peers and senior leadership

  • Willingness to be proactive

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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 Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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