ERP Finance Buy to Pay Process Design Leader
GE Power & Water - Atlanta, GA
Job Number

1703069

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

This role will have functional responsibility for the Buy to Pay process designs including integrations with 3rd party payment tools across the Energy ERPs (APeX & IBS). It is also the responsibility of this role to define the appropriate accounting set ups to meet GE US GAAP and local accounting requirements as well as ensuring appropriate reconciliation reports and procedures are in place.

Essential Responsibilities
An effective partnership with shared services and the P&L deployment teams should be established ensuring stat, tax and business requirements are being met. The following role has been recognized as being critical for the ongoing success of the project and to support the business appetite for designing and deploying Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems efficiently and effectively. The Lead Finance Project / Program Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. In addition, in this role you will:
  • Serve as solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of assigned finance areas
  • Drive and take responsibility for operational excellence of assigned programs, with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program
  • Manage budgets and contracts associated with programs or initiatives
  • Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the programs
  • Maintain effective working relationships with peers and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
  • Coordinate the program support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, and developing training plans
  • Lead the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation and maintenance of small to medium finance solutions for business processes
  • Support, advise, assist, guide, and resolve problems for client leaders and users
  • Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to evaluate / improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions
  • Ensure conformity to financial standards and practices
  • Prepare and present project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies and recommend funding and resources
  • Initiate direct communication with specific customers, clients, suppliers and finance personnel
  • Act as a change agent for business processes
  • Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 additional years experience with financial operations and their implementation into the business function

    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
  • Master’s of Business Administration is preferred
  • Demonstrated influencing skills
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of ORACLE or SAP financial modules
  • Established project management and organizational skills Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! Atlanta, GA with its warm climate and beautiful metropolitan area continues to grow; while remaining known for its commitment to the environment. Atlanta is home to many major league sports teams as well as the performing arts, historic sites, & museums, as well as 30+ colleges & universities. Come see why we love Atlanta! PLEASE NOTE: Atlanta, GA is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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