Lead Accountant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Essential Responsibilities

Ensure proper accounting and controls for the trial balance of one or multiple Business ledgers in the region (external reporting, closing & reporting, peer review)
Manage monthly, quarterly and annual close process of the Business legal entities
Build strong partnership with multiple stakeholders across functions, coordinate with multiple operational teams to ensure high quality and timely delivery of financial information
Interact with operations, risk and any other function to ensure understanding of the entities and proper representation in its financials
Provide support on various R2R related projects (i.e. simplifications, system changes, new policies implementation)
Prepare and review monthly and quarterly account reconciliations and account closings and balance sheet analysis schedules
Generate complex financial reports, accounting to US GAAP standards (monthly, quarterly and annually)
Ensures controllership & compliance of all activities and documentation within local, GE corporate and business practices, policies & requirements
Ensure that internal controls and check points are in place and are followed
Coordinate and review of complex transactions and confirmation of the accounting treatment in cross-business schedules (CBS)
Prepare materials and provide training on technical accounting and other areas where knowledge/ gaps of the team are identified
Support and assist junior team members
Actively participate in migrations/ coordination monitoring the transactions
Business degree in finance or economics, and/or Chartered Public Accountant qualification strong technical and analytical accounting background and/or equivalent knowledge/experience
Knowledge of US GAAP
Advance compute skills Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn how to use other internal and external finance applications
Excellent communication skills experience in working with multiple stakeholders, functions and regions and ability to deliver message effectively both verbally and in writing
Highly organized with a track record to meet commitments within strict deadlines
Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
Compliance and controllership mindset
Embrace change in response to new information in different and unexpected cOrganizationumstances
Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
Ability to lead junior members and coordinate external service providers
Fluent in English
Desired Characteristics
Proactive and energetic
Ability to work in a multicultural environment
Able to drive different projects at the same time
Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
Achieving/ driving results
Analytical thinking
Concern for details and accuracy

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