Manufacturing Finance Manager
Houston , Texas
November 22, 2016
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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions

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Manufacturing Finance Manager

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Functional Management

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Manufacturing Finance Manager will work closely with the Plant Manager and Operating team to ensure all financial initiatives growth and profitability targets are met for the Houston Service Center. This role will be responsible for closing cycles & operating rhythms, quarterly reporting, annual budget preparation, and controllership fundamentals as well as responsible for coordinating & discussing finance related activity across GSC functions.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Manufacturing Finance Manager you will:

* Utilize your experience to solve problems, develop and execute objective for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals.

* Serve as a business partner to the operating team leaders to drive business initiatives, growth and profitability

* Manage monthly and quarterly financial reviews, QMIs, closing, and reporting processes

* Ensure compliance with GE practices and processes, uphold GE commitment to integrity and identify opportunities to improve financial results

* Identify financial risks and work with the business team to develop and implement mitigation strategies

* Partner with technical / business leaders and staff to drive operating performance and act as champion for cost optimization, productivity, inventory accuracy and utilization

* Inventory responsibilities including oversight of cycle count process, annually physical inventory and complex reconciliation procedure

* Manage the controllership aspects of a manufacturing site including but not limited setting annual MOH and OCPH rates, warranty reserves, and obsolescence

* Drive process improvement / transaction quality by partnering with IT team to develop, implement, and constantly utilize financial tools to reduce offline / manual processes


* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university

* Minimum 5 years of experience in a Financial position

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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

Desired Characteristics

* Minimum 10 years of progressing experience in Financial roles

* Exposure to, and understanding of, cost accounting and related plant operations

* Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues in a compliant manner

* Ability to deal with ambiguity and continuously exhibit clear and critical thinking

* Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and interactions with others

* Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or equivalent quality certification

* Experience successfully communicating with senior leaders, functional management teams and direct reports, both verbally and in writing

* Demonstrated ability and desire to build and maintain relationships with a diverse operations team while influencing adoption of key strategies

* Comfortable working in areas without clearly defined roles and responsibilities; being able to identify areas of improvement and enact positive change

* Strong teamwork and ability to drive change across functions and departments within GE

* FMP / CAS experience

* Experience managing and coaching others

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