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Intern/Co op - Finance

  • GE Global Operations
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 1/22/2018 4:53:26 PM
  • 3047339
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Human Resources
Location(s): United States; New York; Schenectady


About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE’s shared services organization. We deliver processes in every business and every region
around the world. In Finance, Supply Chain, Tax, Commercial Operations, HR Operations, EHS, Enterprise Data and IT,
we are simplifying the way we work to create better outcomes at lower cost for GE and our customers. We foster
rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and maximize potential.
We strive to be the world’s best shared services operation, enabling GE's strategy by delivering for our customers,
businesses, investors and employees.
Find out more at target=“_blank”>http://www.ge.com/careers/global-operations/cincinnati
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:
As a Global Operations-HR Intern you will be responsible for one or more Payroll & Benefits process(s). Develop effective relationships with the internal and external suppliers that administer the process. Assist with identifying and resolving operational issues & support process improvements. Work cross functionally with internal teams and suppliers.

Essential Responsibilities:

Global Operations – HR processes and administers the payroll and related benefits for GE US employees and retirees. The Finance team’s role is to support the accounting and financial reporting for US Payroll, the Executive Compensation and Pension plans, as well as prepare the Global Operations financial forecasts and budgets.

All internships will require completion of a mutually agreeable project and support for the team’s daily operations.

The following are general areas of responsibilities/functions that may arise during your internship:
  • Account reconciliation
  • Prepare and post general ledger journal entries
  • Support G/L Chart of Accounts standardization
  • Support quarter close
  • Annual Non-US stock option disclosure statements
  • Support Lean process improvements
  • Monthly budget reporting
  • Retirement plan financial statement preparation
  • Pension Trust cost analysis


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Must be a full-time, matriculated student at an accredited college or university for the entire internship
  • Must be a Senior or in Grad School with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must commit to one year (no summer internships)
  • Must meet minimum hour requirements:
    • 20 hours per week during school
    • 40 hours per week when school is not in session
  • Must be authorized to work in the US
  • Strong systems skills, experience with financial systems/applications


Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrate organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Self-starter who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Ability to learn fast
  • Desire to learn and achieve
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment for a matrix organization


Locations: United States; New York; Schenectady

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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