Business Segment: Aviation Legal & Business Development
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale
About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. 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.
Role Summary: The Senior Government Accounting Staff Manager will be a key technical leader on the Government Pricing and Controllership team, leading efforts to deliver on compliant government accounting practices. He/She will be the primary DCMA/DCAA contact for all technical matters on government rates and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards.
Essential Responsibilities: Will be responsible for GE Aviation’s Disclosure Statements and be a primary go-to contact for GE Aviation on government accounting. The manager will lead a team of government accounting professionals to support compliance and be accountable for the following operating responsibilities: • Lead the businesses work in complying with Government rules and regulations; FAR, DFAR, CAS etc. • Ensure Aviation Disclosure Statements are current, accurate and complete • Train, educate and mentor within Aviation for government accounting related questions/concerns • Build constructive and positive relationship with regulators and customers. • Review clarity of links between Business Operations and Government Disclosures & Rates • Interpret and implement Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Compliance focal point for audit issues • Initiate and implement process improvements • Develop team members and support career development and progression.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. Minimum of 10 additional years of experience in a financial position.
Desired Characteristics: •Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance •Business Acumen: o Familiarity/Expertise with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) o Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems o Able to drive successful business outcomes beyond the immediate incident or need. o Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders •Leadership: o Brings cross functional teams together to empower, lead and communicate to help build effective processes with the courage and communication skills to call out status quo. o Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome o Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications o Continuously reflects on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning o Able to identify and capitalize on synergies (technical, process, etc.) across the organization in order to maximize the functionality of the technology and drive business solutions. o Able to lead a team of individuals to deliver on team priorities and works across multiple cross-functional teams in high visibility roles and own the data solution end-to-end •Personal Attributes: o Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information. o Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable. o Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems. o Demonstrated expertise in delivering business value in ambiguous environments
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