Search for Job Vacancies and Career Opportunities in Nigeria

SSA Financial Reporting Leader At GE Global Growth & Operations

Date Posted: 11/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Regional Financial Reporting Leader role in Global Operations – Finance reports to the SSA Record-to-Report Leader, and is responsible for all financial reporting activities in all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The role is responsible for leading financial monthly/quarterly close in line with US GAAP requirements and building partnerships with other GE Businesses.
Essential Responsibilities:
- Full responsibility for ensuring accuracy and completeness of accounting entries in accordance with US GAAP requirements

- Performing monthly/quarterly reviews of the financial statements of all management entities (MEs) to ensure integrity

- Drive consistency in the quality and timely delivery of financial statements to other GE Businesses monthly/quarterly

- Lead monthly/quarterly close activities – driving the closing calendar, balance sheet/P&L reviews and representation letter submissions for all MEs in the region

- Lead the timely completion of GAAP-to-STAT (G2S) reconciliations for all MEs in the region

- Drive the timely completion of Ledger tie-outs, reconciling balances in different systems on a monthly basis

- Support all financial audits in the region by coordinating the provision of required financial data, reports/analysis

- Provide leadership to a team of financial accountants in several countries in the region – responsibility for the training and development of the team

- Support the Regional Record to Report Leader in the implementation of the requirements of the Enterprise Standard in the region
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field and 6 years progressive accounting or finance experience

- Professional accounting qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA, ACA)

- Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP, local GAAP, IFRS and authoritative accounting literature (i.e. FASB pronouncements)
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:
- Demonstrated strong leadership skills, a team player
- Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global processes and transactional flows
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner
- Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change
- Clear thinking/problem solving: successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas
- Adaptable/flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
- Integrity: accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Click the Apply now button to send your application

Apply Now  

Subscribe to FREE Job Alerts.


Subscribe to Job Alert
Filter Jobs
  • Location



    Job Type



Latest Jobs and Recruitment in Nigeria Today is a fastest-growing jobs in Nigeria job listing platform .

JustJobsng is Nigeria's leading online jobs site, providing the latest job vacancies and recruitment in Nigeria in a variety of industries and locations in Nigeria.

Available Jobs in Nigeria Today

Search for all job vacancies in Nigeria here on Nigeria’s #1 Job site. Everything latest jobs in Nigeria, Jobs in Nigeria, recruitment in Nigeria, vacancies In Nigeria and employment opportunities in Nigeria is our forte.

Browse our website and search current job opportunities that meet your search criteria. Also you can help yourself with our career resources that will assist you when preparing for an interview.

Our job services are FREE. We strive to post only genuine/Verified Jobs.

Sign up for latest jobs and recruitment offers in Nigeria today!