Business Unit Controller

Location: Danville, VA
Date Posted: 11-20-2014
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 Business Unit Controller position located 1.5 hours South of Lynchburg VA. The position has the following responsibilities:
 
  • Assure compliance and enforcement of specific finance directives and instructions, including the Group Accounting and Reporting Guidelines
  • Identify risks and assure proper risk management procedures including SOX controls area adequate and effective
  • Direct and support strategic planning and implementation of agreed to programs and plans
  • Direct and support budgeting and implementation of agreed to programs and plans to achieve these budgets
  • Direct and support financial analysis and forecasting to provide management information, then follow with direct actions and provide tools that facilitate implementation of actions to achieve performances as planned
  • Serve as a Consultant and Advisor to General Manager and Management Team Members
  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs), and assure implementation and use to improve business performance
  • Perform analysis and reviews of proposals, performances, and actions within the business unit, and recommend next steps
  • Evaluate and follow-up investment, divestment, and restructuring projects
  • Assure proper financial reporting as required for the business
  • Push continuous improvements and cost reductions
  • Ensure coordination and cooperation with shared service centers
  • Supervise financial staff.
  • Follow rules in accordance with company code of conduct.
  • Able to travel 5-10%
     
    Requirements:
     
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance or related field is required. MBA or Master of Accountancy preferred. Professional certifications such as CPA, CMA and/or CPIM are also preferred.
  • Over 10 years of finance/accounting operational experience (or equivalent) in multi-function units or multinational company
  • This position requires a broad knowledge of diverse financial functions in an engineering manufacturing company and general business.
  • The complex financial and related responsibilities of this position require exceptional analytical, decision making and planning skills plus the ability to be strategic leader and innovator.
  • Proven ability to work at a high degree of teamwork and group synergy.
 
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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