Lead Accounting Manager
GE Global Growth & Operations - Schenectady, NY

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Job Number

1763374

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

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
The Accounting Manager demonstrates leadership in communicating goals, programs, and processes for six core Executive Compensation plans, including stock options and deferred compensation plans. In this role, you will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems and effect both short term and long term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Plan key tollgates and lead the Executive Compensation Finance Team through the quarter close process
  • Lead the EC Finance Team financial reporting process, including review of the Annual report footnote and SEC Proxy filing for accuracy and compliance
  • Lead internal and external audit engagements – plan quarterly reviews, and respond to any findings
  • Develop Functional Cost estimates, operating plans / forecasts / reviews, and drive quarterly variance analysis
  • Lead key supplier relationships – drive operational controllership and process improvements
  • Work directly with the Corporate Tax team and Global Business Controllers to obtain non-US tax benefit on stock option costs
  • Provide analysis to support corporate initiatives, acquisitions and dispositions
  • Draft GE GAP and technical accounting memos - Share based payments, deferred plans, etc.
  • Drive simplification and controllership strategy across the EC plan areas

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting
    Eligibility Requirements:

  • MUST be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered for this position.
  • MUST be at least 18 years of age.
  • MUST be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.
  • MUST be willing to travel up to 5% of the time.
  • MUST be willing to work out of the Schenectady, NY office.

    Legal authorization to work in the United States is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

    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
  • Confidence and proven ability to influence and work across multiple, key stakeholders
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and achieve quality results
  • MBA, CPA or other Finance Leadership program
  • 2+ years US GAAP and IFRS accounting experience
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Independent, self-motivated, results oriented

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