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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

Meet Your Recruiter

John Pinone
Senior Executive Recruiter, Manufacturing & Engineering Services

John Pinone is an accomplished executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance. With a career spanning several years, John has honed his expertise in conducting full-cycle C-level executive searches, overseeing every aspect from search design to strategic consulting services customized to meet the unique needs of his clients.

Having built a stellar reputation, John boasts a proven track record of spearheading successful projects and introducing innovative business solutions to organizations across North America.

John's career journey includes a stint as a branch manager at Pascoe Workforce Solutions, where he gained valuable experience in talent acquisition and management.

Currently, he serves as an Executive Recruiter in the Accounting & Finance division at J. Morrissey, where he continues to excel in identifying top talent for key positions.

Beyond his professional achievements, John has an interesting personal background. He spent part of his childhood living in Spain, which provided him with a global perspective and a rich cultural experience.

In addition to his career accomplishments, John is a former Division I football player at Bryant University, demonstrating his commitment to teamwork and dedication to excellence.

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