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Lead FP&A Analyst - IT

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/19/2017 10:51:29 AM
  • 2934469
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest

About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.

We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed … so GE Works

Role Summary:
The Lead FP&A Analyst is a key member of the Global Operations Base Cost FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) team, providing comprehensive financial reporting, planning & analysis to our Partners in Europe and across the FP&A organization. The Lead FP&A Analyst responsible for planning, reporting and HQ submission accuracy and consistency will also drive the set up & improvement of processes as well as support the FP&A manager with overall cost analysis across the functions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support monthly and quarterly closing and reporting processes, ensuring accuracy of monthly/quarterly financials & timely financials reporting of a $400M budget/year
  • Drive and own planning processes for internal FP&A teams: use IT skills & modelling capability as well as communication and project management, to understand the trends across the planning cycles, main variances and opportunities in rollups
  • Drive automation of reporting, build dashboards in the data lake and virtual ERP using Tableau and OBIEE
  • Analyze performance against targets on a regular basis: own specific area of the P&L, liaise with accounting teams for variances
  • Participate in projects to facilitate and increase capacity for value-added financial analysis, e.g. process automation to continuously improve tools and outputs
  • Manage the shared service center’s IT spend: Partner with senior business stakeholders to provide financial support for management decision making process
  • Liaise with local accounting& business teams to drive completeness & regular visibility
  • Work closely with Global HQ team to drive global reporting simplification, robotics projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Extensive financial work experience in Cost reporting, accounting or planning and business support roles is essential
  • Advanced communication skills in English both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills
  • IT capabilities: macro, Power Pivot, SQL
  • Clear thinking / problem solving
  • Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others
  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions
  • Team player: able to work with different teams and drive positive environment
  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary

Desired Characteristics:


Locations: Hungary; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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.
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