US/Canada Finance Controller US/Canada Finance Controller …

Markem Imaje
in Keene, NH, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 20
Markem Imaje
in Keene, NH, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 20
Are you an experienced, proactive and results driven Financial Controller with a proven track record in a matrix international company and looking for new professional challenges?

In this role you’ll be… managing financial activities for the MI US and Canadian entities while ensuring high quality, responsive service, and timely information flow.

You’ll have an opportunity to… be part of a global service organization working closely with US, Canada and European colleagues on the service delivery to business partners, continuous improvement of financial reports, identifying and executing process efficiencies, engagement with outsourced provider and varied service based activities.

You should possess… a proven track record of 7+ years’ in a finance related role in a matrix multinational corporation and be keen on making a difference in the organization.

Principal Activities/Duties/Responsibilities

• Provide leadership and manage various activities including: US GAAP reporting (month end and ad hoc), financial analysis, credit control, accounts payable and receivable, inventory & cost control, tax matters, implementation of insurance and legal processes
• Lead, manage and develop financial activities  to deliver high quality accounting services and achieve business goals and service performance metrics
• Manage a team in a cooperative, fast paced, challenging environment 
• Partnership with the offshore Business Process Outsourcing service provider to ensure performance and service standards are met  
• Ensure high quality and timely financial information is provided to the Group, FP&A Team, and Operations functions
• Responsible for Statutory and Tax Filings working closely with auditors and tax consultants, ensure all tax returns, declarations and other required reports are submitted
• Facilitate various type of financial, statutory and SOX audits
• Manage all Compliance and Sox related matters of the area, capable to detect and to report in real time any compliance issue, able to organize/implement permanent controls and to reinforce the compliance culture
• Manages all legal and data privacy requirements in close cooperation with the Group Legal Director. Reviews vendor contracts and significant customer contracts
• Manage the area's working capital with focus on reducing Past due and improving DSO
• Implement standards, methods and training across the team to assure efficiency
• Collaborate with Finance global process owners to implement new processes, performance action plans and process efficiencies  in accordance with global process standards
• Support the business (CRM, logistics, sourcing, procurement, operations….) for ad-hoc projects as well as day to day activities
• Proactive ambassador of company’s missions and values

Education and/or Experience Required

• 7+ years of progressively related finance experience including management in an international environment and within a matrix organization 
• CPA required (Big 4 preferred), MBA preferred
• Strong financial analytics skills with ability to identify and effectively explain gaps/changes
• Excellent communication skills  and ability to drive conflict resolution/change management
• Drive for improvement and ability to manage processes and deliver required results
• Ability to work independently as well as with others both locally and globally as a team to achieve goals & objectives
US GAAP knowledge is a must and working experience within SAP is a plus  

Markem-Imaje is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V


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