Location(s): Japan, Malaysia, Singapore; Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
Role Summary: Responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting and analysis. Intermediate level professional positions requiring subject matter knowledge and experience, more independence in problem solving and decision making.
Essential Responsibilities: - Coordination and supervision of all monthly & quarter closing activities including BS analysis, related financial reporting preparation, ASC 606 reporting and PL activities (Below the line) - Drive finance-related projects and financial system implementation - Review project status with project and service team (Japan, Korea and ANZ) - Review and monitor for timely account reconciliations, ensure proper account classification, validity, accuracy and completeness - Balance sheet review / statutory audit / tax reporting / tax audit for APAC - Review of COQ (Concession/LD/Warranty) & HQ cost allocations and recharges - Adopt global financial policies and processes and controls over financial reporting. Continued process improvement and ensure compliance with policies and USGAAP - Review tax balances calculated from Tax Provisional Calculator - Statutory closing/ Annual corporate tax/ consumption tax/ statutory reporting - Involve in Workflow process that requires Finance involvement - Working with teams on revenue recognition, tax and any other technical accounting - Selecting samples to validate proper revenue recognition - Providing documents to Japan Government for their research - Checking and validating cycle counts and posting inventories differences into SAP system for Japan Inventories obsolescence calculation and obsolescence review with Supply Chain for Japan - Inventory cost setting for Japan - Collaborate with Shared Service Centers on finance activities - Demonstrate strong business process and analytical skills in a complex system environment
Qualifications/Requirements: - Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline, or professional accounting certificate such as Certified Public Accountant / Chartered Accountant - At least 6 years relevant experience with 2 years in managerial/supervisory role with regional exposure preferred - Working experience in a multinational company environment with ability to operate in diverse cultures - Working knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP preferred - Experience in developing and implementing accounting processes - Self-motivator in learning new concepts and participate in new projects - Deadline-conscious with “can do” attitude to ensure timely reporting - Have a positive work attitude including willing to work longer hours during quarter closing periods - Language: English and Japanese (written and spoken), proficiency in Chinese is a plus - Strong system skills with experience in ERP system implementation is a plus. Working knowledge of SAP is preferred - Advanced excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, vlookup)
Desired Characteristics: - Strong verbal and written communication skills. - Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. - Ability to influence others and lead small teams. - Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. - Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. - Effective problem identification and solution skills. - Proven analytical and organizational ability. - Acts with integrity and fairness and high standards of accountability.
Locations: Japan, Malaysia, Singapore; Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
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