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Director of Finance / Controller

Bristol, CT

Posted: 09/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 10934

Job Description

175K Regional Controller – Business Area USA
  • Business partner of the BR VP and local management. Support in creation, driving and execution of strategy and financial decision-making for individual companies as well as for the business area in total
  • Assist VP and local management understand their financial performance and achieving their financial commitments
  • Support finance functions in local companies, development of the functions
  • Analysis, review and quality check of monthly financial and operating reporting packages.
  • Commenting and presentation of financial outcome for monthly business reviews for the business area. Analysis of outcome compared to budget and last year
  • Implement and carry out projects in co-operation with Group Finance, for example implementation of changes in financial policies, use of BI and other tools, digitalization, sustainability reporting etc
  • Assist in data warehouse implementation, assistance and education to the local mgmt.
  • Assisting the local companies to evaluate and calculate investment projects and their returns
  • Oversee that the companies are in compliance with Internal control, Group Policies etc.
  • General understanding of accounting GAAP and support to the local companies in group reporting under IFRS
  • Liquidity planning/forecasting and treasury.
  • Communication with auditors and tax authorities.
  • ERP implementation support to local companies

We see that experience from manufacturing business is important and that the person need to be quite “on-hands” to assist the companies rather than be to be on a high theoretical level to far from the operations.

CFO: USA Holding Company
  • Manage daily accounting, treasury, and investment functions.
  • Manage implementation and ongoing compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley financial accountability reporting, liaising with counterparts to ensure uniform application of standards.
  • Administer general ledger activity, including reconciliations, journal entries, and financial closing.
  • Direct accounting functions, including monthly close, accounts receivable/payable, reconciliations and regional payroll administration.
  • Establishing delegation of authority and segregation of duty matrix for the regional operating companies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with regional banks
  • Support the implementation of financial systems
  • Oversight of HR and Sustainability compliance and initiatives       

Strong Communication Skills
Attention to detail

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