VP, Controller

US-NY-New York
2 weeks ago(12/6/2017 2:27 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-15601
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance
32 Avenue of Americas

Overview

The Controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, which includes the production of financial reports, the maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls. Moreover, the controller is responsible for implementing Budgets designed to mitigate risk to enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and to ensure that reported results comply with GAAP or IFRS.

Responsibilities

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits & providing information to external/internal auditors.
  • Prepares budgets/forecast by establishing schedules, collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data & recommending plans.
  • Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
  • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Manages Net Working Capital & Cash Conversion

 

Qualifications

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, is required.
  • Degree(s) must be from a credible college or university
  • Must be a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness.
  • Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Must have very good verbal skills.
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.
  • A minimum of 10-12 years’ experience in accounting is required.

 

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