Our client within the manufacturing industry is in need of a VP of Finance with extensive experience handling accounting and finance responsibilities on an international level.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Maintain the general ledger and accounting records in compliance with GAAP for the organization and manage the closing process.
-Ensure accounting records are accurate and updated timely. Manage Regional Plant Controllers and local plant accounting.
-Prepare and issue financial statements and ancillary reports in accordance with the approved Finance calendar.
-Prepare monthly financial review and FP& A for CEO/CFO review in support of meetings with Operations management and Regional Plant Controllers and prepare timely MD& A of results
-Integrate accounting reporting for acquisitions and assure common accounting, Chart of Accounts, reporting and analysis. Migrate accounting to Corporate reporting using Sage accounting software.
-Participate in M& A as necessary for Accounting issues.
-Oversee and issue weekly published 13-week Cash Flow Forecasts.
-Coordinate the annual audit, including preparation of external financial statements and footnote disclosures.
-Coordinate the preparation of the Federal and state tax returns. Ensures state and local tax compliance.
-Manage daily cash flow and availability reporting including initiating borrowings and repayments under the revolving credit facility, opening and closing new bank accounts, etc.
-Prepare and manage monthly and quarterly loan compliance certificates, including monthly borrowing base, quarterly covenant calculations, etc.
-Oversee monthly intercompany billings, allocations, and the JE’s and maintain certain G/L accounts for assigned divisions, as needed.
-File state tax reports and annual reports, fictitious name filings, etc.
-Four-year degree in Accounting, business or related field from an accredited college or university; CPA or CMA strongly preferred.
-Strong GAAP knowledge.
-National or large regional public accounting experience (3-5 years) a plus.
-A minimum of five years of Controller level experience (manufacturing preferred but not required).
-Multiple subsidiary consolidation experience as Controller.
-A thorough knowledge of financial performance drivers, accounting principles, procedures and systems with a solid understanding of accounting, tax, treasury, cash flow, and internal controls.
-Desire to lead and hold him/herself accountable.
-Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Strong PC skills including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required and proficiency in the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and PowerPoint). Sage accounting software experience a plus. Forecasting software experience a plus.