The Corporate Controller is a senior finance leader reporting to the CFO. This role oversees the Company's external and internal reporting requirements, operations finance, internal controls, and the external audit. This person leads a team working in partnership with the business to provide timely information and provide key insights and corrective action.
A proven self‐starter, this candidate ideally has demonstrated experience with leading the accounting function for a similar mid-market manufacturing enterprise. A solid understanding of GAAP reporting and international operations with familiarity of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment is mandatory.
Directs and oversees the Company’s Global Accounting Function, which includes financial operations, GAAP financial reporting, accounting compliance and policies for a multi‐site global manufacturing environment.
Lead development, support and leveraging of Hyperion Financial Management System to drive reporting and support the FP&A process.
Provides leadership and oversight for a financial team charged with being a business partner to the organization. Key roles include financial reporting, compliance, internal controls, processes, financial operations and transaction accounting.
Oversees the operations finance function ensuring business partnership with operators and effective financial leadership to deliver consistently applied cost accounting and reporting systems.
Responsible for the development, monitoring and documentation of effective (appropriate) financial controls worldwide.
Leverage technology to drive improved processes and shared services in the regional and global finance function to drive efficiency.
Ensures timely monthly/quarterly closes globally across all regions.
Support the strategic planning process.
Accurate and timely development, analysis, and interpretation of financial accounting information to appraise operating results and performance against budget/forecast. Key deliverables in this area include the monthly and quarterly reporting requirements and leadership team reporting.
Leads the annual GAAP financial statement audit; lead role assisting third party auditors executing audit procedures.
Ensure strong financial transaction processes and systems including payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Key deliverables timely collections, risk management and effective payment processes.
Works with CFO in developing financial action plans while partnering with other executives and business leaders around the Company, as appropriate.
Support acquisition and corporate development activities.
Ensure strong controls over data and processes against cyber and other threats.
Leverage and support integration and effective utilization of digital technologies to drive competitiveness.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or closely related field. MBA a plus.
15+ years of increasing responsibilities in accounting and financial positions
Strong computer and analytical skills including ERP, business intelligence systems, and data analytics
Education and/or Experience:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in either active or inactive status desirable.
Previous public accounting experience (Big 4) preferred
Experience with a global manufacturing company with exposure to international issues
Experience with standard, job and POC costing and month‐end processes and reporting
Significant accounting exposure including GAAP reporting, managerial reporting and financial controls assessment
3 years of management experience in a similar financial role
Leadership skills – ability to effectively motivate and manage staff and lead initiatives; good judge of talent; process oriented; results oriented; team oriented; ability to drive change; ability to manage conflict and priorities
Agent of change – able to recognize people, process and technology gaps to create change for desired outcomes consistent with the Maxcess vision.
Communication skills‐ ability to articulate vision and recommendations; ability to manage difficult conversations with tact and diplomacy
Work ethic – enjoys working in a fast‐paced environment; ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to operate in a relatively lean environment; roll‐up‐the‐sleeves mentality
Integrity – ability to handle highly confidential information and situations
The ability to predictably and regularly attend work and to be punctual.
The ability to work cooperatively with others.
The ability to deal politely and professionally with customers and/or coworkers.
The ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
The ability to follow direction or instruction.
The ability to communicate, create, access and analyze information with strong computer and analytical skills.
Ability to travel (US and Internationally)
Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed to accomplish objectives