Why would I want this job?

The Controller reports directly to the Head of Finance & Operations and oversees all aspects of the financial reporting including monthly close, monthly reporting to the Headquarters and liaison with the external auditors. The Controller also oversees the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions. The Controller is highly motivated, strategic, organized, and an effective collaborator and coach who can delegate and track multiple ongoing projects and responsibilities simultaneously.

What would I be doing?

  • Conduct all financial/accounting related operation activities, responsible for general ledger, fixed assets/prepays/accruals, account reconciliations, and financial statements
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Prepare financial statements and reporting tools for Executive Management and Corporate Headquarters.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable ensuring that payments and collections are made in a timely manner.
  • Look for opportunities for efficiency by leveraging systems and industry best practices.
  • Act as a key liaison with external auditors at the year-end and interim audits
  • Prepare monthly cash forecast
  • Mentor and coach a Team of four finance professionals ensuring the Team has adequate development plan to reach their career goals.

What would make me qualified?

  • Minimum of 10 or more years of experience in Finance with strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • CPA is preferred.
  • Experience in an FP&A role is a plus.
  • Previous CPG experience is strongly preferred. Pharma experience is a plus.
  • Strong team player who manages collaboratively with all stakeholders.
  • Strong influencing and communication skills, and ability to lead informal teams.
  • Self-starter and solution oriented
  • Proven ability to deliver strong results and manage tight deadlines.
  • Experience in an ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, NetSuite required.
  • Prior experience in managing and coaching teams is required.

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Integrity and sound judgement in all decisions and interactions aligned with our values and policies and external regulations.
  • Technical Expertise In financial reporting, US GAAP and taxes required.
  • Business Acumen and an understanding of consumer packaged goods industry including customer channel dynamics.
  • Leadership Skills including proven business partnering, influencing and communication skills across different functions and with Senior Leadership.
  • Intellectual Curiosity and the ability to identify efficiency and leverage technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coach and Mentor and the ability to develop and engage the Team.