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Lead Finance Specialist - Manufacturing Operations

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/13/2017 5:50:40 PM
  • 2977810
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): Mexico; San Luis Potosi


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

Role Summary:

Finance leader will own financial forecasting, analysis, and reporting financial performance of our SLP plant including $4.5 million in functional expense, $12 million of Inventory, & 1 million in UX variance.

The employee will also assist with areas of the Services Shops in Mexico.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the analysis, forecasts, reviews, reports, and controllership of SLP.

  • Ensure proper controllership and financial support is being met at the SLP plant and warehouse.

  • Lead the forecasting and reporting of UX variance while providing the operations the tools they need to understand and operationalize targets.

  • Consolidate financial & operating metrics, analyzing key drivers of results; Identify risks and opportunities, as well as actions to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities.

  • Lead and mentor manufacturing team on financial metrics and how they correlate to operational performance.

  • Drive controllership through audits and analysis, highlighting issues and driving process improvements.

  • Develop models to perform scenario analyses quickly and accurately.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting or Finance.

  • Minimum 4 years relevant accounting/finance experience.

  • Knowledge of functional financial processes.

  • Communication and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical, process, and problem solving skills.

  • Results-oriented problem solver with the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Good interpersonal skill and a team player.


  • 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.

  • Graduate of GE PFLP/FMP/CAS or graduate of other financial leadership programs.

  • Self-starter - ability to work independently & take initiative in day-to-day work environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills - works well with other business partners.

  • Demonstrated financial analysis skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Hyperion and Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint.


  • Locations: Mexico; San Luis Potosi

    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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