Lead Analyst – Financial Reporting
GE Capital 543 reviews - Norwalk, CT

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

    Leads & assists the monthly/quarterly closing, reporting and account reconciliation processes. Prepares and analyzes financial reports, income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Coordinates accounting matters with other departments (e.g. FP&A, Risk, Operations).

    Essential Responsibilities
  • Prepares Cash Reconciliation Statements to be shared with Investors.
  • Provides operational accounting support to the business on deals / transactions, including assisting with technical accounting and integration issues. Drives automation initiatives across all platforms.
  • Ensures proper business controls, including general ledger accounting activities and multiple platform interfaces.
  • Facilitates successful execution of monthly and quarterly closes by reviewing financial statements prepared by staff (consolidated and unconsolidated entities) and implementing process improvements as needed. Prepares and presents quarterly balance sheet analysis.
  • Ensures all accounts are reconciled in accordance with criteria.
  • Drives simplification efforts around reconciliations.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of 2 years of accounting experience (OR in lieu of degree, high school diploma/GED with 6 years of accounting experience OR equivalent military experience/training)
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills and ability to work independently with different teams
  • Knowledge and experience with financial systems
  • Strong operational accounting knowledge
  • Experience analyzing financial reports
  • Project management / integration experience

    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 and background check.
  • MUST be willing to travel up to 5% of the time.
  • MUST be willing to work out of the Norwalk, CT 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
  • Experience working in the financial services industry
  • Ability to be proactive in identifying root causes of reconciling items. Ability to implement procedures to minimize/eliminate reoccurrences
  • Efficient/effective organizational and communication skills fostering an open environment
  • Effectively interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to influence colleagues and facilitate meetings
  • Knowledge and/or experience in commercial lending

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