Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017 8:20 PM
Req ID: 99264
The general responsibility of the Director, Finance Americas Region is to ensure the identification, measurement, accumulation, analysis, preparation, interpretation, and communication of all financial information for its use by management to plan, evaluate and control the appropriate use of its resources. This position is the key financial strategic partner and plays a key role in supporting the growth of the business and to ensure that strong profitability is achieved. This Finance leader is a strong partner across management to continuously improve business decisions and results as well as improve the quality of data on which decisions are made.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position will have 3 direct reports with a total team of 5 to 7 people.
:Strategic partner with Sr. Management to develop business plan and monitor results;
:Prepare and present monthly results for Sr. Management;
:Responsible for P and L and Balance Sheet of +400M business;
:Develop monthly and annual P and L, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts;
:Responsible for forecasting the Annual Business Plan and Mid Year Updates;
:Controllership for the legal entities in the Americas region, excluding Brazil
:Responsible for coordinating with both external and internal auditors;
:Provide business/financial analysis and support to management on issues including pricing, programs, distribution and sourcing;
:Ad hoc financial analysis to support General Manager, VP Finance, and regional leaders, as necessary;
:Provide business/financial analysis support to management on issues including pricing, programs, distribution and sourcing.
:Reporting in Corporate accounting systems both Americas Region and Global financial statements in accordance with Company policy and GAAP.
:Integration of new businesses into current financial systems, as required.
:Support Global Finance in the creation and deployment of accounting standards in accordance with Corporate Policy and GAAP/IFRS, working in coordination with Corporate Accounting Office for review and approval and alignment with external auditors.
:Consolidation and review of Marketing spend for the region working with Functional and Global management as necessary.
:Review revenue streams and new revenue opportunities. Review costs versus plans and trends to understand key business drivers and develop plans for improvement. Develop and track key performance indicators.
:Prepare assumptions, in consultation with management, which each department will use in preparing its budget. Perform analysis of actual to budget calculations with variances explained and reported to management
:Perform analytical reviews of monthly financial statements. Make recommendations to management as to areas of improvement on the cost allocations and cost containing opportunities. Work across company lines to track and review project costs and evaluate the cost benefits.
:Assist with headcount justification, track results, and hold business leaders accountable for business results and commitments.
:Ensure compliance with internal controls in accordance with Company policy.
:Ensure compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley.
:Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting
:Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SOX reporting
:10+ years related experience to include preparing financial statements, business activity reports and financial position forecasts and variance analysis
:Developed budgets and forecasts
:Managed project based issues
:Drive global communication and organization of multinational controlling team
:Worked with compliance and control environment
:Advanced ERP systems (SAP preferred), Excel and Power Point skills
Preferred Qualifications and Desired Competencies:
Results:Driven: Having a proactive, goal oriented approach to decision making.
:Clear and strategic thinker; proven experience
• Location: San Fernando Valley
• Post ID: 115660688 sanfernandovalley