Kistler Instruments Corporation Novi, MI, USA
Nov 17, 2019Full time
The Regional Controller for the Americas will manage the Finance function of the company. He/she is responsible to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the company financial statements for all divisions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).He/she is also responsible to safeguard company assets by maintaining internal financial controls, to provide monthly profitability analysis and improvement. Oversees the Finance and Accounting activities through staff to ensure the day to day accounting activities of the company are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Oversees the timely and accurate financial statements for the Americas, including Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. Develops and Manages cost accounting activities for control and improvement. Assists Sales Division Leaders in the quote review process with financial analysis to ensure accurate profitability targets. Manages and leads project accounting activities for Service and Production Centers. Provides financial forecasting, prepares the annual company budget, and manages the year-end fiscal audit by independent auditors. Acts as a strategic business partner for the Sales and Service Divisions and the Production Center, providing accounting reports, analysis, control and improvement ideas. Provides financial and budget variance analysis as required by the Head of the Support Center for Americas, the local management team and Kistler Group Company. Oversees the Information Technology (ITC) support staff with a strategy focused on infrastructure and SAP to improve utilization and end user support. Ensures financial compatibility with company processes contained in the current ERP System management. Job Requirements: Education: Bachelors in Accounting or Finance Work Experience: 10+ years in accounting; 3-5 years management Bachelor degree in accounting or finance from an accredited four (4) year college plus ten (10) years experience in accounting including 3-5 years management experience. Experience in managing accounting functions in a manufacturing company. Ability to maintain accounting policies and procedures in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Thorough knowledge and experience working with SAP. Excellent analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong project management skills. Physical qualifications: ability to sit at a desk 90% of the workday; ability to use a computer (current ERP System, Windows software, Banking software) 70% of the workday.