General Electric Senior Finance Manager in Veresegyhaz, Hungary

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

This Senior Finance Manager position provides financial leadership for the GPS Supply Chain manufacturing plants in Hungary. The Finance Manager leads a team mainly located at the same site and has responsibility above Manufacturing Finance, Controllership, FP&A and all other financial activities supporting the plants.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Key business partner of the Gas Power Hungary factory Leaders and his/her direct staff, optimizing business results. Ensure strong cost control, maximizing yearly product cost-out to internal Customers.

  • Controllership responsibility for Gas Power Hungary plant operations. Must ensure financial data integrity, compliance with GE/US GAAP and the Hungarian statutory accounting regulations, compliance and leverage of Hungarian tax laws. Maintain a strong controllership environment with tight financial controls, SOX compliance and related trainings.

  • Lead/coordinate Planning Sessions and identify opportunities for cost-out and ways improve operational efficiency.

  • Provide effective leadership to full Finance team ensuring that everybody works towards measurable goals. Provide guidance, coaching, and mentorship on their performance and professional growth.

  • Ensure inventory accuracy and transaction rigor in Oracle. Oversee annual physical inventory and subsequent reconciliations including locations at European ports.

  • Be involved in key strategic investment decisions, support NPV/benefit analysis.

  • Oversee GE Global Operation Finance Buy to Pay Operations, ensure improving processes with regular reviews.

  • Lead key business/financial initiatives and special projects.

  • Ensure timely and appropriate responses to other senior management requests. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Significant Finance/Accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business

  • Notable experience at a multinational company

  • Experience in working in a matrix environment and with virtual teams

  • Leadership experience (advantage to have one-over-one manager practice)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical skill and problem solving attitude

  • Ability to work effectively and independently while managing concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities

  • Fluent written and oral Business English

  • Have required paperwork (e.g. work permit) to have a job in Hungary Desired Characteristics:

  • Hungarian Language is a distinct advantage

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business

  • Manufacturing/supply chain finance and/or commercial finance experience

  • US GAAP or SOX knowledge/experience is an advantage

  • High energy and ability to energize others Locations: Hungary; VeresegyhazGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.