Director of Finance and Controlling

<div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>Our confidential client is a strong new player in the medical device industry. They provide end-to-end services for their customers in the industry from design to manufacturing. Our client has a strong international footprint, broad product capabilities, and a reputation for quality and service. They are in an exciting growth phase so now is a great time to join and be a part of their success story!</p> </div> </div> </div> </div>

Boston, MA Area

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p>

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Overview: <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>The Director of Finance &amp; Controlling will be responsible for the US and Costa Rica Finance and Accounting presence of this global company. This candidate will build a team and streamline processes across newly acquired companies. The role will need to incorporate the existing resources from their mother company as options for building a sustainable business entity. This role will also source and manage all outsourced services and partners.</p> <p>The Director of Finance &amp; Controlling will be a hands-on leader with an interest in working across our client and it&rsquo;s mother company&rsquo;s stakeholders to build an efficient and high-performing organization. This position will also be a critical player in ensuring that financial goals are met and overall strategy for the company is on target.</p> <p>This role is P&amp;L responsible and the main driver for financial decision making, reliability, and reporting quality in this exciting growing business!</p> </div> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <ul> <li class="column">Develop, implement and support FiCo policies, procedures and controls in accordance with local US as well as mother company standards and generally accepted best practices</li> <li class="column">Foster financial business analysis and transparency for all local businesses and sites</li> <li class="column">Prioritize business initiatives and capital spending</li> <li class="column">Establish the performance goals, allocate resources, and assess policies</li> <li class="column">Potentially support the organization to develop and build a Shared Service Center</li> <li class="column">Coordinate treasury management for company together with mother company</li> <li class="column">Develop, implement, and manage annual budget</li> <li class="column">Analyze and make adjustments to procedures and practices in order to maintain SSC budget</li> <li class="column">Support divisional management in the planning process and adherence to divisional budgets by monitoring and enforcing accounting policies, procedures and controls</li> <li class="column">Provide division management with accurate, timely reporting and analysis consistent with mother company&rsquo;s guidelines and reporting deadlines (monthly, quarterly, yearly)</li> <li class="column">Prepare and support annual financial audits in high quality, without interruptions and according timeline</li> <li class="column">Lead management of any legal matters that involve the legal entity</li> <li class="column">Overview and monitor long-term agreements and contracts (leasing, maintenance, loans, TPA&rsquo;s, etc.)</li> <li class="column">Safeguard company assets and reduce risks to a minimum through necessary local insurance coverages in coordination with mother company &lsquo;s Risk Management policies or through other appropriate mitigating actions</li> <li class="column">Lead the development and monitoring of Internal Controls System (ICS) <div class="page" title="Page 2">&nbsp;</div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Solid working knowledge of budgeting, sales, operations, business development, and strategic planning</li> <li>Hands-on, a leader, and visionary in daily business</li> <li>Open and proactive to lead teams in change management</li> <li>Skilled in delegation and ability set priorities delegation of task and setting of right priorities</li> <li>Planning, organizing and executing all tasks thoroughly and timely</li> <li>5+ years of practical job experience as an accountant</li> <li>10+ years of progressive management experience in the accounting, controlling, or finance sector</li> <li>Bachelor degree in finance/accounting field with ongoing continuous education CPA and/or working experience in audit a plus</li> <li>P&amp;L management experience</li> <li>M&amp;A and integration experience a plus</li> </ul>