General Electric Lead Financial Reporting Analyst in Wilmington, North Carolina

About Us:

Based in Wilmington, N.C., GEH is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

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Role Summary:

The Lead Financial Reporting Analyst will utilize their experience and expertise to solve financial system problems, assist in executing and testing business requirements for small system enhancements, and influence and implement short-term and long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Financial Reporting Analyst, you will:

  • Support Inventory transactions and system support for wing to wing transactions in the inventory module

  • Ensure business and operational processes are sound to oversee the inventory function

  • Ensure all systems and processes adhere to GE General Accounting Procedures (GAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and recommend and implement enhancements as changes warrant

  • Assist in monthly closing of financial accounting systems modules, including detailed issue investigation and resolution

  • Work across Nuclear business segments to drive consistency and remediate deficiencies in Oracle General Ledger / Project Accounting, Billing, etc.

  • Support Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Financial Reporting suite to ensure the independent feeder systems are accurately reflected in Oracle General Ledger / Project Accounting

  • Implement and make recommendations on control points in financial systems and processes

  • Assist in all minor enhancement testing as required for financial changes in existing core Oracle ERP functionality (Project Accounting, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Purchasing, etc.)

  • Assist international finance team with global GAAP / Statutory Ledger compliance

  • Complete Account Reconciliations as a member of the controllership team

  • Assist the team working with KPMG and Corporate Audit Staff to resolve any financial reporting issues identified during the audit

  • Complete the controllership audit request for KPMG and Corporate Audit Staff

  • Develop and provide training, as necessary

  • Enforce controllership in accordance with GE and GEH policies and procedures

  • Drive process and issue resolution and push for simplification

  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility

  • Contribute to department and organization special projects, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial role

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 5 years of operational accounting and ERP systems experience

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle ledger based reporting systems or similar ledger based system

  • Experience at a corporate headquarters office

  • Experience working with internal and external auditors

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization

  • Ability to react to emerging priorities

  • Ability to develop and manage complex financial systems project plans

  • Ability to work independently on complex and unique systems issues

  • Passionate about change management and process improvement

  • Ability to understand financials, business models, and related controllership risks

  • Excellent interpersonal, written / verbal communication, and leadership skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to influence peers and senior leadership

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Wilmington