General Electric CE Commercial Finance– Ultrasound in Various, Hungary
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.
The successful candidate is responsible for providing strategic P&L and operations finance leadership, for one of GE Healthcare’s product lines (Ultrasound) for the Central Europe region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, all Eastern European countries). He/She will provide dedicated commercial finance support to the Flow Sales team across the region, drive profitability, develop/implement processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within the functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Partner with two sub-regional business leaders and staff on tactics and strategy to drive operating performance & act as champion for strategic initiatives within the organization
Drive profitable growth in the region by identifying & tracking key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions
Contribute to improving financial visibility and processes by collaborating with the FP&A COEs and developing relevant dashboards
Ownership for developing mid- and long-term operating plans
Partner with commercial team to drive channel partners’ management through analyzing their performance metrics and providing recommendations for Go-To-Market strategy, and elaborate sales force effectiveness KPI to improve footprint success.
Work with Controllership & Operational teams to adopt Healthcare SOP’s
Lead cross-functional projects to drive simplification throughout the organization and to improve rigor in key Finance processes, reducing costs & improving profitability
Support some local financing initiatives, in coordination with local finance manager. Qualifications/Requirements:
Strong finance experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration and /or equivalent experience
Graduated of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP) or CAS.
Fluency in English
Fluency in German is a plus.
Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, COGNOS, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, VLookup, and Macros)
Good understanding of financial compliance: SOX, GAAP
Financial Planning and Analysis experience
Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary Desired Characteristics:
Clear thinking / problem solving: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function involving process improvement
Strong analytical skills. Ability to clearly link financial results to operational performance
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to influence others and drive change
Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions
Experience in a matrix environment
Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others Locations: Hungary; Budapest (HU), Warsaw (PL), Athens (GR), Munich/Freiburg/Dusseldorf (DE)