General Electric Executive Finance Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Role Summary:

The Executive Finance Manager serves as a business partner in the execution of the business strategy for a $550 Million P&L in Industrial Solutions and lead the development and implementation of an effective operating rhythm to drive the business performance. He/She will provide financial, controllership and compliance leadership and partner with the business leadership team to increase visibility into operating performance with the goal of driving revenue growth and increased profitability.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Executive Finance Manager, you will:

  • Demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives

  • Partner with the business leader and staff to drive operating performance and act as champion for pricing, prep of sales plan / monthly estimation of revenue to standard margin, proactively recognize standard revenue recognition practices, deal escalation, contribution margin walks

  • Assist in providing analytics to identify financial trends, highlight risks and opportunities, and coordinate timely updates via financial reviews

  • Drive financial process improvement initiatives throughout the business

  • Partner with technical / business leaders and staff to drive operating performance and act as champion for cost optimization, productivity, inventory accuracy & utilization, as well as inventory standard settings

  • Develop estimates, operating plans, forecasts, reviews, reports (GAAP), Growth Playbook (3-year plan) and SII (1-year plan)

  • Develop and establish financial policies & procedures

  • Perform internal and external audits and ensure controllership and consistency of accounting process across the operations, drive controllership awareness and processes through operations teams and ensures finance compliance

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a financial position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

  • Strong industry knowledge and contacts coupled with knowledge of controllership, accounting and tax/legal issues

  • Proven experience independently structuring, restructuring and executing large complex transitions

  • Prior experience managing a multi-functional finance organization

  • Able to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues

  • Demonstrated team leadership ability

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • PC proficiency

  • Established analytical and project management ability

  • Graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP), Experienced Financial Leadership Program (EFLP) or Corporate Audit Staff (CAS); or graduate of other financial leadership programs

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

GE 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.