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Controller, Finance

  • GE Capital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/21/2017 6:49:45 AM
  • 3039403
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Capital Treasury
Location(s): Ireland; Dublin

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GE’s Treasury team is responsible for global funding, cash and foreign exchange management, and other treasury services for all of GE's worldwide operations. Almost all of GE's debt is issued through GE Capital to support its financial services businesses. GE funds itself through the issuance of long term debt, commercial paper, CDs and bank deposits, and other debt products, as well.

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Role Summary:
The Controller, Finance is responsible for assisting the Manager, Stat Controllership with the day to day LE management of GE’s hedging, cash pool and TFS entities based in Dublin. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team with the goal of driving process simplification through digitisation, driving operational excellence and deliver a best in class Controllership function.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will work closely with the wider treasury function and partner with the tax organisation to support ongoing initiatives. Being a key Controllership contact for Treasury entails reporting out to various stakeholders on a regular basis, providing advisory support to and resolving queries from other functions both within Treasury and the Businesses.
  • Assist the Manager, Stat Controllership in all aspects of the day to day controllership activities within the Dublin Finance team including
  • Monitoring and maintenance of the ledgers for quarterly and year end close
  • Monitoring and maintenance of equity and liquidity positions
  • Local and US tax filings and associated reporting. Assisting with Irish and US tax team’s queries, initiatives and reporting
  • Exploring opportunities to enhance analytics & reporting framework
  • Assisting with the external and internal audit process
  • Preparation of budgets and planning along with processing of local expenses and accounts payable
  • Production and analysis of monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Production of metrics in relation to financial reporting and operations
  • P&L analytics particularly around the derivative results
  • Production of Sarbanes Oxley process documents
  • Day to day running of Finance internal controls, SOP’s, process improvements and enhancing operational efficiencies
  • Supporting various ad hoc projects
  • Liaising with operational accounting teams to ensure rigorous controllership
  • Assisting derivative, cash pool and funding accounting and disclosures
  • Assisting with preparation of Board packs and other reporting needs

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Relevant professional qualification. Big 4 training preferable
  • Extensive experience preferably in treasury, corporate finance or other relevant industry. Strong controllership background
  • Experience of working on complex projects with strong regulatory and international finance component
  • Knowledge of FX and Interest rate derivatives and hedging strategies an advantage
  • Expert MS Office Skills, particularly proficient in Excel
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills across all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated project and team management skills, strong process mindset and analytical skills.
  • Proven analytical and organisational skills
  • Must have unrestricted authority to work in Ireland

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working in the treasury function of a multinational corporation or bank. A strong controllership background with a proven track record is essential to the role
  • Ideally with knowledge/experience in both Industrial and Capital markets the successful candidate should be a Change Agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to problem solve and prioritize effectively in a dynamic, fast paced global environment
  • Team Player with ability to work in a global business environment under time constraints while managing multiple priorities and adapting to new information and unexpected circumstances

Locations: Ireland; Dublin

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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