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Controllership Accounting Manager

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Finance  |  ID: REQ-13084

Description

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Controllership Accounting Manager

The Challenge

GE Appliances Finance Team is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager, who uses independent judgment and innovative thinking skills to manage financial reporting and accounting processes. The ideal candidate will have experience working cross functionally with other Finance teams, and have a broad background in accounting and finance principles. This position reports to the Senior Manager – Closing, Reporting, and Accounting Operations and is based at GE Appliances Louisville, KY Headquarters.

What you will Do

  • Own and manage end-to-end financial reporting process, including preparing monthly and quarterly reporting packages for submission to GE Appliances’ Parent, Haier
  • Assist in preparation of annual US GAAP financials and footnotes
  • Perform closing responsibilities for certain estimates and reserves involving various inputs and assumptions, including preparing monthly statement of cash flows
  • Lead and manage quarterly balance sheet reviews with other Finance teams, functions and legal entities
  • Perform comprehensive balance sheet analysis including identification of process improvements, operationalizing simplification efforts and working cross functionally with the CFO’s Staff and teams. The goal being driving efficiencies, transparency, consistency, and accountability throughout the processes
  • Work with internal and external auditors to facilitate audit requests and support external and internal audits
  • Manage Accounting Analyst who is responsible for monthly close/financial reporting for several business financial line items, including postemployment benefits and commodity hedging & interest rate swap derivatives as well as the Company’s intercompany landscape/transactions with Haier affiliates
  • Manage a rotation in the Company’s Finance Development Program which has closing/reporting responsibility for several financial line items, focusing primarily on Treasury and Intracompany activities
  • Provide leadership and coaching to other team members as needed
  • Relocation assistance may be provided

What you need to Succeed

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Must have an active CPA license
  • Minimum 5 years of public accounting/corporate accounting experience
  • Possess strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Have solid financial reporting and SOX experience
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Strong managerial/leadership skills and ability to engage and influence others
  • Must have strong communication skills and be a self-starter and work independently
  • Proven ability to work in matrix environment supporting other Finance functions
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with one of the “Big Four” Public Accounting firms strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and CAS  
  • Proficiency in Oracle, Hyperion

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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.

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