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Project Accounting (Supporting Engineering)

GE Energy
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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**Job Description Summary**

As the Accounting Operations Lead for the Project Accounting team you will partner with the local site finance teams to execute on this key area within the controllership organization and aid the team in other areas as needed. You will work with site finance and ERP specific IT teams to deliver strong accounting and to ensure compliance across all operations. This accounting position will require you to drive solutions to obstacles encountered while helping to drive simplification and consistency across sites.



**Job Description**



**Essential Responsibilities**



As the Accounting Operations Lead for the Project Accounting team, key responsibilities will include:



+ Provide optimal support of the business and provide leadership in Accounting and Controllership process improvements

+ Complete Month-End closing tasks, reporting and account reconciliations utilizing Oracle R12 Project Accounting software as well as other software applications.

+ Identify opportunities to implement Lean Business Philosophy where applicable

+ Prepare, review, and provide guidance on invoicing and invoice back up requirements

+ Provide support and guidance to Government Business Controllership (MMAS, Disclosure Statement, Forward Pricing, Incurred Cost Submission)

+ Working knowledge of Engineering overhead and US Govt Cost-Plus billings and burden schedules

+ Responsible for US GAAP compliance, coordinating Engineering development accounting with Controllership, as well as site leaders

+ Initiate and execute routine and ad hoc analysis of project costs and engineering results

+ Ability to understand cost drivers and cost control

+ Work with site Finance and Engineering leaders to develop and execute recommendation on cost out opportunities and compliance guidance

+ Work closely with auditors (Internal Audit, Deloitte, DCAA) to ensure cost and reporting compliance

+ Maintain and review all aspects of Oracle Project Accounting, including: Project cost/revenue classifications and Budgets, Deferred development accounting, cost collection and revenue generation of varied project categories

+ Work closely with Program/Project Managers to ensure compliance with Contract Margin Reviews as well as Development Accounting policies and procedures



**Required Qualifications**



+ Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance

+ 3+ years' experience in Accounting

+ Written and verbal fluency in English

+ Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges

+ Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients

+ Compliance & controllership mindset

+ Ability to work weekends and holidays during quarter end close



**Desired Qualifications**



+ Written and verbal fluency in English

+ Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges

+ Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients

+ Compliance & controllership mindset

+ Ability to work weekends and holidays during quarter end close

+ CPA or MBA highly preferred

+ Knowledge of ERP platforms (Oracle R12) and Microsoft Office

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

+ Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

+ Effective problem identification and solution skills

+ Proven analytical and organizational ability

+ Knowledge of Lean Business Philosophy

+ Experience with Alteryx

+ Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

+ Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively

+ Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed



_This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment._



**Additional Information**



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . 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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).



As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.



**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No

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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

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