FP & A/ Controller

Employer
Lucas Group - Search
Location
Salisbury, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in businesses and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver. FP & A/Controller Financial position in strategic planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and cost analysis for >$100M annual revenue operating company.RESPONSIBILITIES: * Monitor, track and calculate key financial metrics including sales growth, earnings growth, operating margin, working capital percent, free cash flow, capex, days sales outstanding, inventory turns and days payable outstanding. * Establish and maintain corporate accounting policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure in conformance with US GAAP and other laws/regulations. * Oversees the reviewing, monitoring and/or evaluation of monthly financial statements including analytical review, forecast variances and reports findings to Business Leadership Team offering ideas, insights and/or highlighting business outcomes/ concerns based on financial expertise. * Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls. * Responsible for the administration, analysis, and reporting of the Company's financial monthly & quarterly forecast, annual budget, and strategic operating plan. * Completes ad hoc financial analysis, scenarios, ROI analyses and planning work as needed. * Collaboration with key business partners, especially the Business Unit Controllers, to ensure the accuracy, integrity and overall pace at which transactional and other key data becomes available for analytical use. * Complete strategic plan financial models & templates using the Dover output files as a guide; * Continually look for ways to improve and simplify the execution of the budgeting and forecasting process while ensuring a high degree of accuracy and leveraging systems capabilities. * Review Capital Authorization Requests (CARs) and follow up to validate return on investment. * Proactively monitor, bring awareness to risks and opportunities, and provide solutions to the Business Leadership Team to influence timely business decision making. Requirements:* Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance* CPA (preferred) * 5+ years' experience * Proven track record of improving processes with strong management skills * Excellent organization skills For more information, please send resumes to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]The ideal candidate should possess the following: * 5+ years of progressive accounting/finance roles * A background including core competencies in financial planning for a global enterprise, financial modeling and analysis and capital planning.* An analytical mindset and have high level attention to detail while being expedient.* Sound accounting knowledge (CPA experience preferred but not required.)* Be conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product. Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Exhibits both ethics and integrity on a personal level and as an unwavering commitment to in leadership practice.* A demonstrative ability to lead team activities in such a manner as to achieve common goals, objectives and group commitments.* Overnight and abroad travel might be required 10-25% of the time.