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Global Technical Controller

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/7/2017 4:49:38 PM
  • 3021989
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Chicago


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.
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 Controller (Technical Accounting) demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, and be involved in long-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical accounting guidance to business leaders regarding complex financial accounting and reporting issues and transaction structuring
  • Interpret and implement GE General Accounting Procedures (GAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP)
  • Key contact for Corporate and external auditors
  • Provide expertise to the business in the following areas: revenue recognition, business acquisitions/dispositions, joint venture accounting, warranty, inventory and property and equipment
  • Develop and provide accounting training as necessary
  • Provide technical accounting guidance to advise business leaders regarding financial accounting and reporting issues
  • Manage/support the business teams in preparing quarterly accounting documentation and preparation of appropriate accounting procedures and policies·


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 5 years of experience in an accounting position
  • Technical accounting experience in public or private company


Desired Characteristics:
  • Certified Public Accountant is preferred
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
  • Progressive technical accounting experience from a
  • Fortune 100 Industrial business
    Revenue
  • Recognition accounting experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    PC proficiency


Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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