Regional Finance Controller
Saint Louis, MO
Department: Finance Department
Position Regional Finance Manager Country USA Approval:
Supervisor' s Position: Director
PURPOSE: why does the position exist, WITH what objectives and WITHIN what limits
To engages in the financial analysis in areas as forecasting, budgeting, engaging in cost reduction analysis, and reviewing operational performance. The finance manager should manage funds in such a manner as to maximize return on investment while minimizing risk, and ensuring adequate control structure is in place over the transfer and investment of funds
Finance Team Direct Reports: Finance Team (US/Brazil/Canada/Columbia/Argentina/Mexico.)
Indirect Reports: Project Teams
Education & Relevant Experience CA, 15-20 year experience in Manufacturing domain
Knowledge Behavioural Skills
: Adequate knowledge of financial planning and analysis
: Familiar with industry standards equipment & technical expertise.
: Sound knowledge of accounting principles and compliance in a Manufacturing company
: Co-ordinating and working with Statutory Auditors
: Knowledge of SAP systems and advanced excel
: Command over accounting principles
: Proven work experience as a finance leader
: Proven managerial experience, team player and interpersonal skills.
: Makes sensible, intelligent decisions in difficult and deadline driven situations
: Strong team building, decision making & people management skills
: Demonstrates passion - approaches all tasks in an enthusiastic way. Committed to upholding professional standards
: Takes responsibility for own actions and visibly supports the senior leadership team and their agenda
: Good Communication and Command over his language, Excellent Client Facing communication skills
: Advance Time Management and Analytical Skills
: To be responsible to consolidate the financial performance of the company through timely and accurate quarterly reports prepared by the accounts function & ensure that the analysis of the data and information through final accounting statements facilitates the top management decision making.
: To provide monthly financials P&L, cost centre reports (Budget v/s actuals) profitability report and daily inventory management, and reconciliation report to the stake holders.
: To check for interest calculations on bank loans and ensuring fund transfers to make vendor payment, ensuring float at all times.
: To Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department
: To Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, rules, policies and principles
: To coordinate with and ensure the completion of annual audits
: To closely work with the creditor, debtors and income and expense related to accounts
: To be responsible for overall coordination and facilitation of the audit exercise and work with statutory auditors for monthly, quarterly & yearly audit and internal auditors for internal audit.
: To be responsible for Analysis of Information Systems reports and financials,(cash flow, fund flow, profit & loss and financial aspects of balance sheet) on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and Involved in suggest remedial measures for improving the statistics to the management.
: To be Responsible for allocating responsibilities to the various members of the department and ensuring preparation of the accounting statement on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
: To ensure timely - payments to suppliers and vendors and to staffs.
: To supervise all the basic accounting activities such as bill passing, reconciliation, preparation of vouchers, making book keeping entries into the respective ledgers, monitoring creditors & debtors control, cash flow(based on expected collection and payments to be made) and taking action for meeting shortfalls, supervising the bank reconciliation statements
: To be responsible for the achieving reduction in cost overheads through analysis of the financial performance of the company & monitoring adherence to the budget and ensure that there is no deviation
: To Prepare the MIS for the management for ready reference
: To finalize the balance Sheet
Travel 1 time per Quarter for about 1 week International.