General Electric Project & Cost Accounting Manager – Flow & Process Technologies in Jacksonville, Florida

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Role Summary:

The Project & Cost Accounting Manager is responsible to ensure the accuracy & integrity of project accounting (budget, actual & forecast) recorded in SAP. Will contribute significantly to the sound financial management of projects by working as an active partner to project managers. The P&CA Manager provides effective preparation, analysis & insight into COGS (actual, budget and variances) & plays a key role in annual planning, cost rolls & cost/margin forecast reviews with Sr management.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Project & Cost Accounting Manager – Flow & Process Technologies, you will:

  • Essential Responsibilities will include but not be limited to Monthly close (Recurring JE’s, account reconciliations, reporting). Assist in analysis, reporting and forecasting of project and product line based revenue and cost / margin

  • Additional responsibilities include provide effective analysis and understanding of COGS actual results, budget development, and variance reporting to senior management by developing insightful reporting that helps to understand current financial performance and is capable of preparing and requesting action plan to the different stakeholders within the organization

  • Partnering with Cost Accountants and operations team on a regular basis to review and understand raw materials, overhead cost drivers and to develop and implement ongoing cost savings strategies, benchmarking, and incorporating new best practices

  • Be responsible for coordinating and completing the Annual Cost Roll process, including revision of raw material pricing, BOM’s, routings and overhead rates

  • Be responsible for supervising accuracy and setting up the standard cost for labor overhead and bill of materials, including material usage, material price, routings and time consumed

  • Proactively identify IT & process control weaknesses by thoroughly analyzing system related issues (i.e. data inaccuracy, incompleteness, errors, system failures, incorrect costing etc.), prioritize the risks, and research and implement viable solutions that use appropriate IT technologies

  • Partner with functional leads to develop and establish standard processes, interpret, apply and train them on financial policies, guidelines and procedures as required

  • Solicit feedback on business performance on a regular basis and modify processes accordingly

  • Perform other accounting or financial tasks as required by the Plant Finance Leader Qualifications/Requirements:

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

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Financial position in manufacturing business Desired Characteristics:

  • Master of Business Administration from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Exposure to, and understanding of, cost accounting and Project accounting as it applies in manufacturing facility

  • Extensive experience with SAP ERP especially FICO module

  • Able to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and cross functional partnership

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues in a compliant manner

  • Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and interactions with others

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • PC proficiency

  • Established analytical and project management ability Locations: United States; Florida; JacksonvilleGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.