Payroll Accounting Enterprise Standard Leader
GE Global Growth & Operations - Fort Myers, FL

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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 design, build, test and implementation of a new Global Payroll Accounting system. Position will lead the integration of interfaces and processes with Payroll Operations and the Business General Ledgers, technical accounting set ups, and the implementation of the standard charts of accounts. This role is expected to provide oversight and leadership across the project team in the areas of US GAAP and associated FX accounting.

Essential Responsibilities
An effective partnership between shared services and the business Finance and ERP teams should be established ensuring stat, tax and business requirements are being met. The Lead Finance Project / Program Manager is accountable 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, 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.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or IT-related subject matter.
  • 10+ years of experience with financial operations and their implementation into the business function.
    Eligibility Requirements:

  • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or (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 50% of the time.
  • MUST be willing to work out of a US Based GE office with a strong preference for Ft. Myers, FL.
    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
  • Track record of high-performance in project management.
  • Self-motivated process owner with proven ability to build key working relationships across diverse internal and external organizations.
  • Must be able to work effectively with global stakeholders and drive processes and execution.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with a high attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure & meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication/presentation skills.
  • Prior general ledger or sub-ledger implementation experience.
  • Payroll experience.
  • Knowledge of ORACLE or SAP financial modules.

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