Saint Louis, MO
The Controller is a business partner with the Sales Unit management who will help enhance profitability and control of current business, and drive the strategy of the business toward long-term sustainable and profitable growth.
: Monitor Key Performance Indicators
: Drive, support and coordinate planning/forecast processes including preparation of the management package (s)
: Deploy and provide a framework of planning tools in the unit including strategic planning (3-5) years, planning (1year) and forecasting quarterly
: Support functional decision-making process and translate defined strategies into financial planning. Please a significant role in strategy development in collaboration with the members of the Sales Unit management team
: Responsible together with the Operations Manager for SKF Internal Control Systems (SICS) and ensuring there are no deficiencies in all applicable controls
: Actively analyse results and trends to drive continuous improvement
: Give service, function and financial warnings, plan an active part in the management team and provide support to management
: Give guidelines to managers, ensure and follow up instructions and share information of latest changes in the Sales Unit that has financial implications
: Liaison and coordinate with financial and relevant function personnel in related organization to improve the finance processes and information quality.
: Operate effectively with the SKF USA Finance channels and Business Area Controlling
: Support sales and customer communication regarding financial issues
: Manager A/R team members and the credit and collections effort for the Sales Unit
: A Bachelor degree in Accounting or similar degree is required
: MBA or CPA/CMP preferred but not required
: Minimum of 5+ years' experience in accounting and business or financial analysis/controlling preferred
: Good knowledge of SKF common financial systems standards and policies including Sales Data Warehouse
: Strategic thinker with leadership skills, good problem solving ability, and strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
: Excellent PC skills specifically with Microsoft Office
: Proficient with ERP systems and data base tools for extracting and analysing data
: Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to communicate across all levels, internally and externally
: Self-starter and good team player.