U.S. Tax Controllership COE Leader
GE Capital - 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.

Responsible for building and operating the U.S. tax controllership Center of Excellence for GE Capital Tax. Direct management responsibilities. This position reports to the GE Capital Tax Operations Leader.

Essential Responsibilities

Develop and lead U.S. tax controllership operations for the GE Capital HQ Center of Excellence (COE).

Advise on tax issues.

Partner with GE Capital Business units and Tax Reporting COE leader to simplify and integrate tax reporting and controllership processes, systems and tools.

Drive initiatives across business unit including simplification and process improvement projects.

Work cross functionally and across teams to drive tax compliance.

Supervise and manage direct report(s).

Maintain regulatory awareness: drive compliance and support regulatory initiatives.


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree, Juris Doctorate, Masters of Taxation or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification.

Minimum 10 years of tax experience in major accounting firm, law firm, or multinational company.

Tax accounting experience.

Knowledge of US tax rules (international and domestic).

Experience in tax accounting principles (ASC 740, Fin 48, Sox 404).

Experience Managing Projects.

Experience managing direct reports.

Leadership experience.

Proficient use of Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Eligibility Qualifications:
Must submit your application for employment through gecareers.com to be considered (Internals via COS)

Must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

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 work out of an office in Norwalk, CT

Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the time

For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization.

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

Demonstrated strong communication skills to communicate complex tax issues, opportunities, and risks to non-tax experts in a clear and concise manner.

Prior experience in leading tax controllership teams.

Strong technical U.S. tax expertise.

Strong tax accounting knowledge including U.S. shareholder accounting.

Proven experience improving processes including leveraging technology.

Ability to work cross functionally. Financial Services Industry experience.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.

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