Controller - North Americas

Creative Financial Staffing
Houston, Texas
Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024
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Job Title: North Americas Controller

North Americas Controller Job Summary: The North Americas Controller is responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting activities within the North American region. This includes ensuring accurate financial reporting, compliance with regulatory requirements, and the implementation of effective financial controls. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to drive financial strategy and performance in alignment with the company's goals.

Perks of the North Americas Controller:
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.

North Americas Controller Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial Management:
    • Oversee the preparation and analysis of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
    • Manage the annual budgeting process and monthly forecasting.
    • Monitor and analyze financial performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Internal Controls and Compliance:
    • Develop, implement, and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets.
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    • Coordinate with external auditors and manage the audit process.
  • Strategic Planning:
    • Contribute to the development of the company's financial strategy and provide insights for decision-making.
    • Collaborate with senior management to align financial goals with business objectives.
    • Identify and evaluate financial risks and opportunities.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Lead and mentor the finance and accounting team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
    • Ensure the team's adherence to best practices and standard operating procedures.
    • Promote a collaborative environment and facilitate effective communication within the team and with other departments.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management and the Board of Directors.
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial information.
    • Develop financial models and forecasts to support strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Operational Efficiency:
    • Streamline financial processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
    • Implement and manage financial systems and software.
    • Oversee payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable functions.

    North Americas Controller Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or CMA certification preferred.
    • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance, with at least 3 years in a senior leadership role.
    • Experience in the construction or infrastructure industry is highly desirable.
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP, financial reporting, and regulatory requirements.
    • Proficient in financial software and ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics (NAV)