VP, Vice President, Global Corporate Controller
CONFIDENTIAL POSITION SPECIFICATION
Position Vice President, Global Vice President, Global Corporate Controller
Location Central Florida
Reporting Relationship This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
The Vice President, Global Corporate Controller is responsible for efficient and effective functioning of all accounting operations and financial systems of the company. In addition, he/she will advise the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and the Executive Leadership Team on the implications of accounting issues/regulations on business strategies, decisions, and events, including any impacts to external financial reporting. Key responsibilities include:
” Build and maintain a world class accounting and control team across multiple sites.
” Prepare timely and accurate consolidated financial statements and related financial reporting information for executive management.
” Oversee all external consolidated financial reporting, including the quarterly and annual SEC filings.
” Oversee the design and evaluation of the operating effectiveness of the company’s internal controls over financial reporting and disclosures, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
” Establish and maintain global accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with US GAAP, including the analysis and documentation of all technical accounting and reporting issues.
” Ensure that the global finance function maintains the technical competency required for accurate reporting, including adequate training, oversight and review, and monitoring of the impact of changes in the business and new regulatory and accounting pronouncements.
” Manage relationship with external auditors and oversee execution of the financial statement audit.
” Oversee the timely filing of worldwide governmental reporting requirements.
” Monitor the execution of activities in the procure-to-pay and order-to-cash accounting cycles.
” Manage the treasury function including banking relationships, cashflow projections, and debt covenant compliance (if applicable) of the business.
” Minimum of 15 years of financial management experience, with both financial and corporate accounting background in a manufacturing environment.
” Minimum of 8 years of supervisory experience.
” Career will likely have started with a major public accounting firm.
” Financial background that includes current knowledge of financial regulations, including SEC, US GAAP, and SOX regulations and trends, statement preparation, financial systems, cost controls, and budgeting. Working knowledge of tax and treasury.
” Demonstrated experience in planning, executing, and integrating global M&A transactions.
” Direct international experience and/or management responsibility for global operating sites.
Making Complex Decisions – Can solve even the toughest and most complex of problems; draws meaning from whatever data is available; is a quick study of the new and different; ; uses multiple problem-solving tools and techniques.
Keeping on Point – Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the trivial; focuses on the critical few tasks that add value and puts aside or delays the rest.
Managing Work Processes – Is an effective process, work flow, and systems designer, and is always looking for process improvement; is good at figuring out what to measure to track progress; can quickly diagnose and fix a work flow problems.
Evaluating and Deploying People Accurately – Reads people accurately; can diagnose strengths, weaknesses, and potential; hires the best.
Focusing on Action and Outcomes – Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line, and drives to finish everything he/she starts.
Communicating Effectively – Writes and presents effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; gets a message across.
Acting with Integrity and Character – Is consistent and acts in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefs; deals and talks straight; is direct and truthful but at the same time can keep confidences.
Team Oriented – Team player with sincere, open communication style. Puts organizational interests before self interests. Non-political.
An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or other appropriate discipline, MBA preferred. CPA required.