Senior Financial Reporting Manager

GE Aviation
Prestwick, United Kingdom
16 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Prestwick, United Kingdom

    GE Aviation
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Controller role is a senior leadership role supporting the Aviation business. The role of Controller is focused on ensuring the preparation and reporting of timely, high quality and accurate financial reporting information. This role is closely tied to key finance and operational stakeholders in the business and allows the candidate an opportunity to expand business knowledge, as well as leadership and technical skills.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Statutory Reporting including filing of Accounts including Tax Computations in line with IFRS and liaison with external auditors.
  • Understand and interpret applicable Enterprise Standards, SOPs and Process Maps to ensure GE reporting is fairly stated
  • Monitor and drive account reconciliation completion and review
  • Site lead for general ledger accounting, closing and reporting processes
  • Lead quarterly Balance sheet reviews, including pre close and deep dives
  • Lead cash flow forecasting process and reporting, including inventory, receivables, AP and other key drivers of cash
  • Provide guidance and support to global resources on key remote processes
  • Key Support for all GE Corporate Audits
  • Support the implementation of a consignment inventory strategy and ensure appropriate controls are implemented to mitigate risk
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience with ERP accounting systems
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issuesApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
Desired Characteristics:
  • Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients, including both oral and written communication
  • Detail-oriented and strong time management skills
  • Ability to anticipate, communicate, report and resolve challenges
  • Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
  • Compliance & controllership mindset
  • Understanding of how operational processes link to the financial statements