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Funding Accounting Specialist – Fixed Term

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 12/5/2017 5:48:50 AM
  • 3037163
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino

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Role Summary:
We are offering a fixed term contract for a maternity cover as Funding Accounting Specialist. The role covers financial aspects related to cost funded activities and requires regular contacts with relative external Authorities. The Funding Accounting Specialist will provide support to the relative team to produce analysis, reports and cost statement definitions working in partnership with overall Engineering analyst team and with all other involved company departments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Some of the key tasks/activities, common to Funding Accounting will include:
  • Provide periodic reporting and maintenance of financial records and accounts for assigned areas;
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and principles provided by Funding Authorities;
  • Review assigned transactions for appropriateness and record into company books and records;
  • Forward transactions that are non-compliant with recommended accounting change;
  • Perform more deepen analysis for work colleagues and direct managers;
  • Confirm accuracy of entries performed by Associate Accountant and train new team members;vMaintain other supplementary reports/records that are required;
  • Perform account reconciliations;
  • Issue prompt and accurate reports of account balances.

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics from an accredited university (Accounting or Finance curriculum is preferred);
  • Knowledge of Italian and - as a plus - International accounting standards;
  • Strong prioritization and analytical skills;
  • Committed to improvement;
  • Team work attitude & collaboration;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • PowerPoint, Word & Excel Proficiency;
  • Fluent written and spoken Italian and English;
  • EU work permit.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous experience in a complex environment;
  • Familiarity with SAP system;
  • Familiarity with Funding Accounting Practices.

Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino

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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