General Electric Finance Assistant Controller 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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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 Finance Assistant Controller will report to the PS MYA Controller. In this role, you will deliver on operational and technical controllership excellence, representing full spectrum of the Power Services CSA controllership, while demonstrating accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. This position requires a technical and process-minded expert who can link operational triggers to accounting processes, and play a key role in standardize global consistency.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Finance Assistant Controller, you will:

  • Drive process change effectively, and in an organized manner, across the finance and operations teams

  • Own and drive implementation of policy, process, controls and training

  • Support technical guidance for new contracts, renegotiation, and transaction technical memos

  • Coordinate SOX scoping, controls execution, and remediation with SOX CoE

  • Coordinate Catalog and Modeling change management reviews, approvals, and documentation

  • Partner with MYA (Multi Year Agreement) Catalog team for management review and monitor controls for Catalog forecast updates, actualization, and back testing of effectiveness

  • Advise functional leaders on financial accounting technicalities and policy application consistency, anticipating issues and providing technical guidance

  • Implement process standards and drive remediation action for control weaknesses

  • Optimize finance and modeling procedures to deliver quality, transparent information, and analysis as part of change management

  • Provide ASC 606 readiness monitoring and global reviews of policy and process application consistency

  • Drive timeliness and accuracy in financial closing and reporting, and manage related communications with Power Services and Power HQ

  • Work with overall PS business Region Controllers to drive prioritization and implementation of controllership initiatives, and to ensure on-going achievement of controllership priorities

  • Support external and internal audits

  • Act as a key stakeholder in critical financial system (e.g., PowerMax ERP) deployments

  • Take the lead on ad hoc finance projects

  • Work in an open, team-oriented, high-energy atmosphere to collaborate cross-functionally

  • Work in multiple systems and tools, navigating through both accounting and operational processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics from an accredited university or college

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent with experience in a big 4 public accounting firm / expert in US GAAP

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting, Controllership, or Audit

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a range of finance roles

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional, international matrix organization

  • Proactive with strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated with high energy

  • Strong ability to deliver results

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta