General Electric Lead Financial Reporting Project Specialist in Budapest, Hungary
GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed ... so GE Works.
This role is responsible for implementing the different Enterprise Standard STAT Programs (Stat@Source) for Europe as listed below. This includes engaging cross functional and cross country accounting teams, preparing credible implementation plans, monitoring execution, solving ad hoc problems, supporting the accounting teams and providing management with progress reports on the project.
The key stat transformation initiatives cover the following areas:
Accounting: roll out and use of the Statutory Ledgers in the Strategic ERP’s being deployed, in line with the Enterprise Standard requirements and in close coordination with the GE Businesses. This also includes support for the roll out of the Tax Provisioning Tool TPC on the dual ledger structure.
Consolidation: roll out and use of STAT HFM (Consolidation and Reporting tool), supporting the STAT accounts preparation, STAT Consolidation and S2G Walk.
Reconciliation: roll out and use of STAT ARM (Account Reconciliation Management tool), supporting the STAT Account Reconciliation process.
Country Financial Statement: Thomson Reuters Accounts Production (TR AP): deploy and use of TR AP, supporting the STAT Financial Statements Production (“Last Mile Tool”).
Organizational: Right tasks executed by the right teams. ie Ensuring appropriate tasks in the accounting cycle are executed by the accounting team and appropriate tasks in the filing cycle are executed by the stat team
Good understanding of Financial Systems and Strong Project Management Experience
Able to engage and drive change
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
Finance Education - Bachelor’s degree or other relevant qualification
Strong operational accounting experience, preferably in a dual ledger environment
Experience preparing financial statements in either Big 4 or Business environment is an advantage
ACA / ACCA / CPA Qualified Accountant is an advantage
Locations: Hungary; Budapest