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Oil Field Equipment - Assistant Controller

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 3:49:23 AM
  • 3011060
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Finance
Location(s): United Kingdom; Bristol

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

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Role Summary:
Responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting and analysis. Seasoned, senior level individual contributors and managers requiring in-depth understanding of their business or function and how their role integrates with others within their discipline. Role requires good understanding of clients, industry, function and commercial markets.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide controllership leadership to the rest of the business and support the teams to understand the controllership implications of transactions and other matters by providing expertise and accounting guidance
  • Provide guidance to all Product Line controllers as needed on Key BHGE Controllership projects
  • Work closely with Closing & Reporting and IT to maintain accounting, financial reporting, financial control, and information systems to ensure adequate records, appropriate authorizations of transactions, and safeguard assets
  • Drive overall product company ownership and accountability regarding Controllership initiatives across business, including key Controllership metrics
  • Provide oversight with Operational Controllership to ensure the product company is complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements
  • Manage interactions with accounting shared service organizations including account reconciliations, closing processes, general ledger & financial systems maintenance, and accounting compliance
  • Lead & support business and process improvement initiatives
  • Oversight for OFE statutory requirements (Stat to GAAP, STIR, etc) & related metrics
  • Drive accounting standard changes through reporting
  • Support OFE Controller on ad hoc reporting, technical and operational requests


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent knowledge & experience
  • Proven years of experience in a controllership position
  • Effective leader / influencer at within the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication capabilities
  • Strong process management skills and team leadership experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with teams across functions and around the globe
  • Closing & Reporting experience

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Competitive salary
Opening date 27/10/2017 - Closing date 24/11/2017
For further information about this role, and to apply, please visit quoting 3011060

Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior internal audit experience
  • Prior FP&A experience
  • Oil & Gas Industry experience

Locations: United Kingdom; Bristol

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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