Finance Process Leader - SAP Finance modules

Greenville, South Carolina
03 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for functional leaders with Finance expertise as a part of a large-scale initiative that will replace 7+ ERP instances and multiple point solutions across global GE Gas Powered System locations. Over 5245 users will be involved in this overall business transformation deployment. This initiative will drive common processes / metrics across the enterprise and institute a single face to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities

This initiative will also establish a regional capability that will enable growth through simple and scalable platforms. The Finance Process Leader - Commercial will report to the overall ERP program leader.

In addition, you will:
  • Transform the business & enable organic and inorganic growth via process simplification & ERP rollouts
  • Analyze, develop strategies and manage ERP changes resulting from acquisitions, legal entity & roof top consolidations
  • Subject matter expert driving common processes for a function globally
  • Design global template for the business processes and manage the integrity by acting as a gatekeeper for the global template
  • Effectively engage subject matter experts from the business function and translate their needs to solutions with high impact to business and/or its customers
  • Train & assist the product line Functional leads on processes, SAP transactions and other aspects of the implementation
  • Support or lead Data Migration / Cutover activities, as required
  • Lead the key deployment activities like Blueprint, CRP, UAT, and Cutover and Go live for the function
  • Provide direction for end user in terms of training strategy, delivery and the associated change management
  • Manage SOX deliverables for the function
  • Work with the global STAT leader to ensure compliant solutions
  • Manage functional communications and escalations
  • Proactive issues management and project risks resolution
  • Understand and align business processes with overall organizational priorities
  • Manage cross-business system and process integration
  • Change Agent to drive ERP adoption across the function and global organization


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a SAP Finance modules)
  • Minimum of 3 years of business or consulting experience GL, Treasury, AP, AR, Fixed Assets

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's Degree or MBA
  • Decisiveness and leadership, demonstrated through commitment and relationship skills
  • Demonstrated to be a change agent and a self-initiative starter
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Clear thinking & Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Strong Influencing skills to get stakeholders towards a single goal
  • Process oriented, BB / GB Six Sigma Certified or equivalent Quality certification
  • Must be able to energize teams at all levels of the organization and effectively balance multiple initiatives
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to creatively assess business impact of key decisions
  • Strong domain expertise and experience working on ERP deployments
  • SAP expertise
  • Experience in process improvements in AP, AR, Fixed Assets, etc.
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