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Controller

Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/17/18 Job ID: 14907 Industry: Accounting

Exciting International Company is seeking an experienced Controller to join them as they plan to double their revenue in the next few years!

The position will report to the Holding Company’s Group CFO but will be the main Financial Controller for the US Subsidiaries. The core responsibilities of the position touch many aspects of the finance function from cost accounting to the month end close process, financial and management reporting, treasury & cash management, taxation, development and implementation of financial policies and procedures and internal controls. The position includes both active hands-on accounting for the main entity as well as overseeing the Finance functions of several subsidiaries.

The position’s main responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead, direct and supervise current/future accounting staff
  • Ensure that job & manufacturing costs are appropriately tracked, analyzed and reported for both internal management and Group reporting purposes. Review and approve supplier invoices and overhead charges related to manufacturing;
  • Assist in researching, recommending and implementing appropriate ERP systems across all companies;
  • Ensure that all relevant government reports and sales tax returns are complete and accurate and submitted by applicable deadlines;
  • Ensure the accurate and timely transaction processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory & payroll for multiple companies. Complete bank & credit card reconciliations. Prepare and review financial statements/Prepare and review sales reports.
  • Assist with Human Resource functions as needed;
  • Work in collaboration with senior management to prepare the annual budget, monthly forecasts and relevant variance analysis;
  • Assist in the preparation of applicable income tax and property tax returns and ensure compliance with all local, state and federal tax legislation and regulations is maintained;
  • Assist management in reviewing new investment opportunities and make recommendations based on financial and commercial analysis. Support the due diligence process on investment opportunities that are selected for execution of a commercial agreement;
  • Ensure that effective and appropriate internal control frameworks are in place in all subsidiaries; this could involve designing and implementing certain controls to ensure continuous improvement of the control environments.
  • Work collaboratively with the companies in the holdings portfolio to obtain and help generate financial statements and other information required to assist the Corporate Finance function in completing its quarterly and annual reporting requirements by internally prescribed deadlines;
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with accounting, legal, taxation and other relevant external service providers;
  • Assist with Corporate Finance function in planning and managing the annual audit process and applicable reviews of quarterly financial reports;

Qualifications and Skills

  • Relevant undergrad university/college degree (e.g. Business, Finance, Accounting);
  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience
  • Experience managing Accounting Staff/Division
  • Comfortable working within an International company
  • Experience/Comfortable working in a diverse, multi-subsidiary, international environment
  • Experience with mergers & acquisitions preferred
  • CPA designation or MBA considered an asset

Skills and Competencies

  • Advanced Excel experience REQUIRED
  • Cost accounting experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Able to work effectively in dynamic, “seasonally” fast paced, sometimes stressful environments
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Effective and comfortable working collaboratively within a team environment and matrixed reporting relationships
  • Track record of getting things done on schedule while meeting high quality standards
  • Comfortable communicating with senior executives
  • High integrity and honesty, promoting trust in all actions

Communications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent listener. Empathetic to individual concerns and directs necessary follow-up actions
  • Conveys information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization (internally and externally)

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