Controller

Posted 1 month ago by Robert Half
Lynnwood, WA
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description

Robert Half has a fantastic opportunity to be part of one of our client’s global partner operations finance team within operations finance to have a broad business engagement & impact. This is a very dynamic and high-profile area with significant visibility at executive management level. In this role, you will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and compliant incentives, accounting, and controllership activities as well as global activities across all programs. Your responsibilities include managing the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, participating in global program risk assessment and audit readiness, verifying and holding operations team accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. You will help lead the global operations finance team, collaborate with global partner incentives controls and compliance, and processes and help achieve financial metrics.

Key Responsibilities

• Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP& A activities such as ensuring accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting and true-up activities and answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

• Lead budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes and tools for the accountable programs

• Drive deep insight & analysis with focus on future & changes needed in the partner incentives programs to the Partner business and finance teams as well as area finance teams, including key activities such as reviewing rebate variance analysis report, analyze accrual calculation & investigate large variances, true up drivers, insights to business and teams based on the above to impact and influence upstream activities

• Obtain understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

• Ongoing monitoring of actual spend against budget, as well as leading actions needed for any expected shortfalls

• Collation of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls

• Work closely with Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts

• Review and monitor that controls are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

• Lead the process and coordination for the initial creation of the annual global budget for key programs

If interested, contact Tiffany McCaughan at 425.945.2031

Requirements

• Professional Accounting Qualification (ACA / ACCA/ CIMA / CPA) or Equivalent Financial and Accounting qualification

• Excellent proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI

• 8+ years professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

• Working knowledge of SAP

• Ability to manage, lead change and build process improvements

• Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

• Experience engaging with virtual global teams and providing leadership across finance teams

• Strong analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills with experience in establishing trusted advisor/consultant relationships and proven ability to influence executives and business decision makers

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