Assistant Technical Controller
GE Power & Water - Trevose, PA

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

This position works closely with the operational and finance organizations to identify, analyze and conclude on technical accounting issues. In addition, the role will be a key resource with responsibility for various reporting and key Controllership processes.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Advise business leaders regarding complex financial accounting and reporting issues and transaction structuring
  • Lead the businesses work in complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (particularly sections 302 and 404)
  • Lead the general accounting and payroll operations
  • Interpret and implement GE General Accounting Procedures (GAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Be responsible for the compliance focal point for accounting issues
  • Maintain accounting, financial reporting, financial control, and information systems to ensure adequate records, appropriate authorizations of transactions, and safeguard assets
  • Lead direct reports in general accounting (including certain treasury operations) and payroll organizations in support of organizational objectives
  • Initiate process improvements
  • Key contact for Corporate and external auditors

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in an accounting position

    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Certified Public Accountant or Masters of Business Administration
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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