GE Global Operations
Accountant – R2R

  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Fulltime
  • Advanced
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Role Summary/Purpose

The R2R (Record to Report) Global Ops Finance Europe team supports closing of the books of GE’s affiliates across 31 countries in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams. Services scope includes preparatory and closing activities in Compensation & Benefit, Treasury, Commercial, Supply Chain, Other Asset and Liabilities, Cash&Banking, Payments, Closing & Reporting, Intercompany areas. This is a great opportunity to have a complex overview of accounting of global company.

Essential Responsibilities

Why you should join:

  • Multicultural and very diverse environment with people from over 30 countries
  • A wide variety of social clubs and communities such as: GE Volunteers, Working Parents, Women’s Network, HealthAhead
  • GE supports language courses, professional trainings
  • Friendly working environment (Best Office Award 2015), including gym, cafeteria, hairdresser and a medical center, all conveniently located on the office campus
  • Great career-development opportunities
  • Opportunities to leverage your accounting and finance skills
  • Opportunity for process improvement/simplification/standardization
  • Flexible working hours/home office
  • Manage and perform US GAAP general accounting activities on behalf of local GE Businesses
  • Perform activities required for month-end closing (preparing and posting Manual Journal Entry, running reports, performing balance sheet and P&L reconciliation according to the respective business deadlines
  • Perform monthly and quarterly account reconciliation according to GE Policies
  • Build and maintain strong working relationship with the local operation and controllership team
  • Support the statutory team providing details for preparation of statutory accounts for the respective GE Business
  • Support to be provided to External and Internal auditors
  • Understand GE Policies and ensure that all accounting processes are in line with GE regulations and principles

  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Written and verbal fluency in English
  • Accounting experience in a multi-gap environment
  • First experience of closing the books, ideally in an international environment or in the R2R function of an SSC
  • Ability to learn/ understand processes quickly and adhere to them accurately
  • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
  • Effective interpersonal & communication skills and highly professional style when dealing with GE Country affiliates auditors
  • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
  • Compliance & controllership mindset
  • Numerate with a good eye for detail
  • Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook
  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary

  • Desired Characteristics

    Desired Characteristics:

  • First-hand experience in a big audit firm
  • First-hand closing experience with Oracle, SAP or another ERP
  • Fluency in other European languages is a benefit

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