GE Nigeria Jobs: Region Controller

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1 Feb, 2011

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Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

GE is a global infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. From everyday light bulbs to fuel cell technology, to cleaner, more efficient jet engines, GE has continually shaped our world with groundbreaking innovations for over 130 years. GE Nigeria recruits Region Controller

Job Number: 1303097
Business: GE Energy
Business Segment: Energy Headquarters
Posted Position Title: Region Controller – Sub Saharan Africa (Lagos, Luanda)
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Finance
Function Segment: Controllership
Location: Nigeria
City: Ikos Lagos
Postal Code: 0
Relocation Expenses: No

Role Summary/Purpose: SSA a dynamic region that has demonstrated significant growth opportunities for GE Energy Infrastructure, incorporating Oil & Gas, Power and Water and Energy Services.
The Region Controller will play a key role in driving controllership rigor and focus across the 48 countries covered by the region. The business represents a fast paced, growing region with orders reaching ~$1.5B in 2010.

Essential Responsibilities  Establish and maintain a regional controllership rhythm, incorporating cross business metrics at a region / country level;
 Partner with Energy HQ controllership team, business controllership teams and in country operations, to drive timely and consistent execution of processes and initiatives;
 Partner with the region CFO in building a strong partnership with GBS to ensure consistency of approach and engagement between Energy and GBS across the region;
 Provide controllership oversight and compliance of processes as new country operations are established;
 Identify and support deployment of controllership and compliance focused training into the region to both finance and operations teams;
 Partner with Energy internal audit teams to support region site review activities;
 Lead engagement with KPMG and CAS on proactive identification of issues and regional audit engagement.
Qualifications/Requirements:  Minimum 6 years of progressive finance experience
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, supporting strong fundamental accounting skills
 Experience in a controllership or statutory accounting environment
 Strong communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written), interacting with multiple levels across the organization
 Ability to adjust to varying priorities in a dynamic environment, work under pressure, independently prioritize tasks & to meet deadlines
 Strong excel and power point skills
Desired Characteristics  FMP / CAS Graduate (GE employees only)
 Six Sigma Trained; Greenbelt or Black belt certified (GE employees only)
 Prior accounting or controllership experience in the region
 CPA or equivalent recognized accountancy qualification

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