Essential Responsibilities - Lead monthly and quarterly closing process of Middle East & Africa ledgers for GE business - Full responsibility for the timely preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly management reports - Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner - Ensure compliance with GE account reconciliation requirements & identifies area to improve quality - Perform variance analysis on Balance Sheet reviews with regional Business leaders - Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management - Facilitate the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors - Ensure FP&A team are receiving financial data and analysis as required - Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period - Conducting probationary reviews with staff and annual performance reviews to support staff development About Us - Participate in other projects as required 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.
Role Summary/Purpose Responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial & operational internal controls, process simplification, & operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting & analysis. Intermediate level professional positions requiring subject matter knowledge & experience, more independence in problem solving & decision making. Responsible for departmental planning & budgeting. Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing & performance development.
Qualifications/Requirements - A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Finance and Accounting), Professional accounting qualification is an asset - Minimum of 10 years related accounting experience with at least 3 years’ leadership role - Excellent knowledge of US GAAP - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel and PowerPoint - Excellent command of English - Excellent communication & interpersonal abilities - Experience of working in a shared services environment with sound understanding of global processes and transactional flows Highly result oriented, ready to take challenges and able to work under pressure - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity - Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation - Ability to manage large sets of data with strong analytical skills - Strong knowledge of Oracle Financials/SAP - Ability to work and succeed within tight deadlines and closing peaks - The ability to work independently with minimum supervision, a self-starter - Ability to influence without authority and work collaboratively in a team Desired Characteristics Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.
Career Level Experienced Function Finance City Cairo Postal Code NA