Lead Close & Reporting Analyst

Lead the closing & reporting process for Solar & Storage Solutions in Budapest, Hungary. Manage accounting activities, oversee intercompany tasks, lead a team, drive process improvements, and support audits.

GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy
Budapest, Hungary  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About GE Renewable Energy

Company Overview

GE Renewable Energy

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

2023 (as GE Vernova)

Business Model

Renewable Energy

Manufacturing and services for wind, hydroelectric, and solar power systems

Sales of renewable energy systems and related services

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 35 countries

Company Culture

Electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it

Innovative and technology-driven

Opportunities for career growth and development in renewable energy technologies

Activities & Projects

Installation of new Renewable Hybrids factory in India

Digital Services Platform on AWS for asset management

Target for carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and support functions

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, career development programs

Contact Information

Responsible for maintaining the closing & reporting process for: initially Solar & Storage Solutions “SSS” (for an estimated period of up to 18 months), and then fully integrating to cover both Power Conversion and Solar & Storage Solutions. The role will be in charge of scheduling, coordinating and leading the closing & reporting cycles, assessing and communicating risks to the closing process, and supporting other HQ controllership deliverables (such as: taxes, treasury, project accounting, governance, etc.) while partnering with the shared services, ensuring the quality and productivity of the accounting closing & reporting operations in US GAAP.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure that process guidelines, policies and controls are maintained properly for monthly and quarterly closing. (edit checks & closing calls, journal entry submission & approvals, and other tasks),
  • Coordinate, review and support day-to-day accounting and close activities performed by outsourced teams,
  • Manage the compilation of the quarterly financial reporting package “FRP” and off-cycle “deep dive” balance sheet reviews.
  • Oversee intercompany activities, ensure proper HFM eliminations (BS/P&L) on a monthly basis, review/resolve intercompany aged items by engaging with regional teams and ensure that intercompany policy requirements are met globally.
  • Manage a small team of skilled professionals dedicated to the closing functions, have the ability to direct resources in other parts of the Controllership team, and influence other parts of the finance community in order to achieve deadlines.
  • Oversee and manage the completion of reporting “Data Requests” (DRs)
  • Assist with and support other ongoing Controllership and finance community projects.
  • Prepare and review monthly and quarterly account reconciliations.
  • Challenge process & system deficiencies… drive simplification and continuous improvement,
  • Identify root cause of accounting issues raised by the operational teams and find the proper channel to resolve.
  • Prepare and deliver accounting trainings.
  • Support during internal and external audits
  • Support at ad-hoc projects, initiatives


  • Expertise and proven accounting experience mainly in US GAAP
  • Specific experience in operational controllership at a large corporation with responsibility for US GAAP accounting reporting. (Experience in SAP and HFM environment preferred)
  • Ability to lead small teams in regimented environments with defined deadlines and deliverables.
  • Ability to influence and lead across a matrix organization.
  • Willingness to work in a Hybrid home/office model with teams in many global time-zones and cultures.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong ethical leadership and compliance mindset – ability to steer towards the correct long-term path despite short-term pressures and distractions.
  • Comfort interacting with internal, external and tax auditors.
  • A trusted team leader, able to achieve consensus and drive results.
  • Comfortable operating in an environment with tight deadlines and complicated workflow patterns.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and GE accounting policies and procedures in the areas of closing & reporting.

Additional Information

  • Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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About the role

Mar 11, 2024

Full Time


Aug 17, 2024


Budapest, Hungary



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