General Electric Commercial Finance Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Job Description Summary
The Commercial Financial Manager serves as a business partner to the General Manager and Operating teams to drive business initiatives, growth, business strategy and profitability for Contrast Media segment within Pharmaceutical Diagnostics business of GE Healthcare. The role is responsible for supporting commercial execution and recommending best financial outcomes to drive long term profitable growth.
Partner with General Manager and Commercial Sales leaders and staff to drive operating performance & act as champion for strategic initiatives within the organization.
Drive profitable growth with key focus on pricing, margins, cash, cost productivity, and simplification.
Participate in contract negotiations with external parties to identify offerings that fits the customer needs.
Lead development of monthly P&L forecasts coordinating with cross functional teams and perform variances analysis to provide insights to Commercial Sales Leaders as well as recommending actions.
Support monthly operating reviews and monthly pulse along with tracking KPIs to achieve.
Improve efficiencies and performance as well as providing quality financial information. Actively participate with sales leadership to improve productivity and sales force effectiveness.
Develop and improve financial processes: Finance reporting tools, Management reporting tools, budgeting and estimating processes .
Assist with management reporting and communicate results to managers.
Develop new reports for process improvements.
Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
Minimum of 8 years of financial work experience that entails budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, business partnership.
Confidence / Assertiveness: possess influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position; for example, work closely with business leaders to achieve business objectives.
Experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions and regions; able to clearly communicate complex financial information in a easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing.
Masters’ degree in Business Administration
Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change
Clear thinking , problem solving, experience in successfully leading cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function.
Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: SAP, OBIEE, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, VLookup, and Macros)
Experience working in global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows .
Proven ability to lead cross-functional projects and process improvement within the operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas.
Experience in a matrixed environment
Adaptable/flexible: being open to change (positive or negative) in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations.
Basic understanding of financial compliance: SOX, GAAP
Trained and/or certified in process improvement methodology such as LEAN or Six Sigma
Graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP); or Corporate Audit Staff (CAS); or graduate of other financial leadership programs.
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).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes
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