Sales Applications Specialist in Lagos, Nigeria

at GE

Client Services
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The Commercial Controllership Leader provides guidance to both finance and operations leaders for a specialist area within controllership, and/or support to Africa regional controller as well as to Senior Assistant controller.

Essential Responsibilities:    

- Ensuring that Terms and Conditions of GEHC Sales Contracts don’t impose any risks, liabilities those are not approved (Policy
- Monitoring and increasing the effectiveness of the controls for the T&C reviews and their approvals
- Working with the Commercial Teams to pro-actively assess and manage the risks of the existing contracts’ backlog (Policy
- Coordinating with the EAGM and the Global Teams in the areas of Commercial Contracting
- Partnering with the regions to create Dashboards to monitor the Contractual Risks in Afrıca
- Standardization of the Accounting of the Contractual Obligations for consistency on the Financial Statements
- Working with the local finance teams, HR and Commercial Teams to account properly for the Variable Compensation Plans
- Standardizing and monitoring the accounting of Commercial Reserves accross the legal entities considering the applicable policies
- Working with internal and external auditors to address to the issues in the area commercial controllership
- Participate and provide input into GE Healthcare simplification initiatives
- Identify potential risks & opportunities & and communicate effectively
- Interpret finance risks & opportunities to local circumstances & present workable solutions



. Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field and minimum 8-10 years progressive accounting or finance experience
2. Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP and local GAAP
3. CPA / CA or GE Corporate Audit Staff
4. Familiarity with Oracle, SAP or any other ERP systems
5. Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner
7. Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change
8. Ability to work with databases in order to pull the required details,
9. Clear thinking/problem solving: successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas
10. Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
11. Integrity: accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others
12. Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills
13. Experience working in a matrixed environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:     
Desired Characteristics:     

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