Financial/Business Controller

Houston, Texas
Jun 23, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Hybrid Senior position with growth potential!

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Salary: $140,000 - $200,000 per year

A bit about us:

Our global shipping and logistics company client has emerged as a leader in the industry. With headquarters in a major European city, they have expanded their presence to over 150 countries, establishing a vast network of offices and warehouses across the globe.

Their mission is to revolutionize the shipping and logistics sector by providing cutting-edge, efficient, and eco-friendly solutions to our diverse clientele. State-of-the-art fleet, consisting of hundreds of vessels, transports millions of containers each year, connecting businesses and facilitating international trade.

They have heavily invested in advanced technologies and digital transformation to optimize operations and enhance the quality of their services. Additionally, they are deeply committed to environmental sustainability, continuously implementing groundbreaking initiatives to minimize their ecological footprint and promote green practices throughout their operations.

Why join us?
  • Hybrid
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Health insurance
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Competitive compensation for hard work and commitment

Job Details

The Finance Business Controller plays a crucial role in supporting the company's strategic business objectives by providing expert financial guidance and analysis. This position is responsible for managing financial planning processes, developing sophisticated financial models, and conducting in-depth statistical, cost, and financial analyses to support management decision-making and measure business unit performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timely recording of all accounting transactions for the assigned business unit(s) in accordance with corporate finance and business control requirements.
  • Oversee SG&A cost centers and provide regular reviews of strategic initiatives.
  • Develop annual budgets and quarterly forecasts in collaboration with business unit leaders.
  • Provide financial leadership and guidance to management teams regarding business performance, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Prepare and present monthly business reviews to senior management.
  • Review and approve significant revenue and cost transactions, such as invoice corrections and large billings.
  • Assist in resolving intercompany issues, disputes, and billing concerns.
  • Critically evaluate investment proposals to ensure alignment with corporate policy and regional strategic direction.
  • Conduct research and analysis to provide management with financial and non-financial data and recommendations for achieving profit objectives and determining future financial performance.
  • Implement, document, and maintain effective internal controls as directed by corporate finance.
  • Support cost reduction initiatives and implement cash flow improvement strategies.
  • Perform post-investment reviews to identify and understand deviations from initial projections.
  • Manage and develop a small team of finance professionals.
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies and innovations relevant to the role.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in financial management
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in financial modeling and analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and financial software applications
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects and lead a team
  • Fluency in English

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or advanced degree in a relevant field
  • Industry-specific experience
  • Professional certifications such as CPA, CFM, or CFP

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