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  • Financial Reporting Leader - SSA
    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 the countries within 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


    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)
    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

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    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: accounting
    Required Grade: Not Specified