Global Controller- Software Industry

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client is a market leader in their industry, providing niche technology solutions. They wish to hire a Global Controller that will provide leadership and responsibility for the organization's overall accounting and finance systems, practices and policies.

Essential daily duties will include:- 

  • Prepares and analyzes Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement for multiple business segments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Delegates and provides work direction, supervises performance and ensures all staff responsibilities and accountability is being met in an accurate and timely manner
  • Distributes financial information and helps management staff understand financial position and reporting data
  • Updates forecast of annual performance throughout the year
  • Models cash flow throughout the year
  • Proposes changes to the chart of accounts to facilitate managerial level reporting for accountability
  • Responsible for all treasury functions and fixed asset accounting
  • Ensures that policies and procedures are maintained in compliance with GAAP, including internal controls
  • Oversees all tax compliance, government reporting, filing and monitoring activities, internal & external audits
  • Provide daily guidance and supervision to assigned staff
  • Prepare annual performance evaluations
  • Ensure training for staff
  • Serve as facilitator for personnel problems

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or CMA
  • Minimum of 10+ years of accounting/finance experience
  • Knowledge of and working experience in GAAP, general and cost accounting, financial and performance analysis, budgeting and cash flow forecasting
  • Software Revenue Recognition
  • Knowledge and working experience with tax compliance
  • Experience managing banking relationships
  • Experience managing an accounting department at a top management level
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team and focuses their energy on achieving business results