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Robert Half Finance Manager - North America Controllership Lead in EVANSTON, Illinois

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To apply for this Finance Manger - North America Controllership Lead role, email your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m). In the subject line, type "Finance Manger - North America Controllership Lead role"

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee North America accounting function. Collaborate with regional leads in the implementation and adherence to global accounting policies and manage the annual financial statement audit process.

  • Ensure a high quality of accounting output for quarterly financial statements and monthly management reports for use by internal stakeholders, which include departmental heads and senior business leaders. Provide assurance to support the accuracy and completeness of our results in accordance with global directives, internal policies and US GAAP, as applicable.

  • Lead the evaluation of existing finance processes. Collaborate with functional and regional leads and other members of Finance to re-engineer the design of processes and controls to increase efficiency and mitigate identified risks. Assess the current and future-state of business processes and consider impacts on enterprise systems.

  • Design and implement new finance processes. Research business needs and collaborate with function leads to convert compliance requirements into process-based solutions which are successfully realized with the system and resources available. Understand business processes and anticipate areas for adding value to the services the Finance team provides the organization.

  • Supervise and mentor junior controllership team members as their professional development coach. Actively participate in the development of controllership team members, provide coaching and assist in elevating the capabilities of direct reports and the controllership team as a whole.

  • Lead and participate in other special projects as necessary.

    Requirements

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, or related area, with strong academic credentials

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience, either in a professional services firm or for-profit business

  • Candidate must possess a strong accounting background, intellectual curiosity, and a desire to understand and add value to business.

  • Ability to flex/multitask, critically evaluate processes and collaborate are additional prerequisites.

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