Finance Controller US

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Department: Finance

Hours: 40 hours per week

Languages: English

Based in the Huntsville, you will manage the financials of our US entity. We are looking for a dynamic, hands-on professional that is not only experienced in the day to day but also keen to bring our processes to the next level.

 Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Preparation of internal and external financial statements in accordance with GAAP (monthly and annual closing)
  • Ensure compliance of accounting procedures with legal and statutory local standards and requirements
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual audit
  • Follow all financial activities on a day to day basis and ensure they are aligned with the company’s overall objectives and vision
  • Work with the Group Finance & Accounting team to elaborate a business plan and forecast for US Entities
  • Define and coordinate improvements of procedures and work flows in the financial area
  • Improve our accounting system and internal control
  • Develop and lead initiatives to identify operating costs, variances and develop performance
  • Oversee local accounting team (1 person)
  • Share best practices, and personal expertise inside and outside the global finance team

 Your profile and skills:

  • Dynamic and proactive personality that is willing to grow and has a good understanding of business needs while being able to think outside the box
  • Degree in Accounting, CPA required
  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of hands on accounting experience
  • Prior Audit experience a plus
  • Very good command of MS-Office in particular of Excel (i.e. Pivot Tables, V-Lookups)
  • Team spirit with a structured and solution oriented approach
  • Ability to work across functional lines and be a good business partner
  • Experience with Quickbooks and Unleashed is a plus
  • Fluent in English

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