VP Division Controller

Location: Raleigh, NC
Date Posted: 05-04-2018
The Kemp Group (www.kempgrp.com) focuses on accounting and financial positions because that is what we know best. Founded by a CPA, we have built a team of experienced search consultants comprised of current and former CPAs, controllers, cost accountants, credit managers, accounting managers, tax managers and big 4 auditors.
 
The Kemp Group is currently working with a manufacturing client to fill a VP - Division Controller position located in Raleigh NC. The position has the following responsibilities:
 
  • Serve as the key partner for LdDM in determining the local strategy which is aligned with global, implementing and making adjustments to strategic direction as needed.
  • Maintain constant contact with key managers and Controllers regarding financials, market, growth initiatives and customer situation and outlook.
  • Translate strategy into business plans and establishes measurable targets
  • Oversee the business planning and forecasting process for the area of responsibility and serves as the interface to HQ/Country and global division financial leaders.
  • Monitor progress achieved and provides insight and analysis to support operational decision-making.
  • Drive appropriate cost structure, productivity optimization, and capital efficiency and manage and closely monitor the cash flow and takes action to improve Net Working Capital.
  • Identify and communicate commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business propositions.
  • Execute business reviews focused on the front end organization, establishes commercial financial processes and follow-ups and participates in risk reviews as needed, in line with global policies and standards to minimize commercial and financial risks and exposure.
  • Establish and oversee processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information
  • Ensure high quality of financial data and business information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules. Implement a strong forecasting process.
  • Establish and oversee processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information
  • Ensure high quality of financial data and business information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules.
  • Implement a strong forecasting process and ensure transparency in financial reporting and disclosures.
  • Define and implement internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations.
  • Ensure timely and efficient communication with relevant Local/Country/Division/Region Controllers, Accounting Center, and other internal customers to identify and discuss issues for improvement of operations, work quality and efficiency for area of responsibility.
     
    Requirements:
     
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or related discipline and a minimum of 15 years of professional experience
  • Experience as a senior level business partner with several of those years in commercial, front end controlling with proven experience in driving organizational performance through the financial function.
  • Experience in working across country lines preferred.
  • Experience in direct people leadership
  • Experience in working within a highly matrixed organization
 
Qualified and interested candidates should forward their resume in Microsoft Word format to The Kemp Group at recruiters@kempgrp.com
 
Please visit our Web Site at www.kempgrp.com for a comprehensive listing of all of our open positions as well as background information on our company, professional staff and services.
 
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