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Senior Technical Advisor- Financial Instruments

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/9/2018 5:50:30 PM
  • 3043544
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components
Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Norwalk


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commercial paper, CDs and bank deposits, and other debt products, as well.

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:
Responsible for providing technical accounting advice and training relating to derivatives, hedging, foreign currency, consolidation and financial instruments to businesses, country segments, or functional areas for both front end deal support as well as new policy development and implementation. Considered a subject matter expert in specific accounting policies or company technical matters.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Serve as technical expert to GE Industrial and Capital businesses providing advisory support and training for the business or country segment which may include front-end deal support for acquisitions, dispositions, deal structuring and debt restructuring.
  • Assist in the effort to develop accounting compliant hedging strategies, review hedge documentation, evaluate contracts for embedded derivatives, evaluate complex securitization structures, analyze investment portfolios for impairment, and determine
    functional currencies of business operations.
  • Assist in the effort to ensure that the business is compliant with Generally Accepted
    Accounting Principles (GAAP), applicable laws and regulations, including applicable regulatory guidance.
  • Research, evaluate, and communicate policies and procedures for the businesses (including standard methodology for international and domestic).
  • Review controllership procedures in conjunction with senior level managers to ensure the integrity of the financial results.
  • Assist in review of annual audited financial statements and quarterly reviews.

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant derivatives experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification.
  • Experience managing projects.
  • Experience/ability to work cross functionally, written/oral communication skills.
  • Experience/proficiency using financial systems and Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

    Eligibility Requirements:


  • Must submit your application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or
    www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered for this job opening.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future for this job opening.
  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.
  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Norwalk, CT.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Financial services industry experience.
  • Public Accounting experience.
  • Big 4 national office or FASB exposure.
  • Strong understanding of derivative instruments and valuation thereof.
  • Significant technical experience with ASC 815 and ASC 830.
  • Strong technical research skills with proven ability to manage complex research projects and document conclusions in technical memos.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.

    Locations: United States; Connecticut; Norwalk

    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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