Head of Controlling

Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Dulles, VA
Feb 21, 2019
Mar 06, 2019
Accountant, IT
Full Time
The employer is an established organization with a strong global presence and excellent reputation as one of the leaders in their industry. Provide expertise, leadership and direction for the controlling function and its staff Establish and maintain the company's controlling standards in accordance with the Group Controlling Guidelines, US GAAP, IFRS and other applicable standards Responsible for implementation and management of internal controls with respect to financial policies, processes and procedures Drive the preparation and analysis of annual budget and forecasts, variance and profitability analysis including creating financial models for forecast, budgets and product costing Prepare, analyze and present monthly, quarterly and annual operating results and profitability analysis for each business line, including order income and backlog. Develop and enhance data analytics tools to assist senior management in its business decisions Maintain proper inventory valuation to include analyzing and recognizing appropriate obsolescence reserves in accordance with accounting standards and Group guidelines Work with external auditors on the annual audit Review bids and proposals for profitability and cash flow, and provide post-sale analysis Conduct due diligence and integration of new acquisitions into consolidated financials Coordinate activities with global divisional controlling and keep them informed of major developments Other analysis and special projects as required BA/BS in finance, accounting or related field, MBA preferred, CPA/CMA a plus, 10+ years relevant accounting and financial analysis experience Experience in financial ERP systems (SAP) preferred Working knowledge of basic corporate financial and operational processes, including budgeting and forecasting, accounting close, order-to-cash and procure-to-pay Strong business and financial acumen, problem solving and decision making skills Extensive knowledge of concepts, theories principles and practices of accounting Good analytical skills, detail oriented, well organized and have the ability to multi-task Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization Demonstrated ability to motivate teams to produce quality work within tight time frames Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

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