VP, Controller North America


Dalton GA


Industry 1: Computer Networking
Industry 2: Computer & Network Security
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Job ID: EB-9341229950
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Dalton, GA

Our client is a leader in the industrial products manufacturing space. We’re seeking an experienced VP, Corporate Controller to lead the consolidations, reporting, and close processes for a multi-billion dollar segment. Our client values continuous improvement, embraces automation, and strives to enrich the team with continuing education. This is a team focused, in office, collaborative environment.

Overview: Directs the general accounting functions and the preparation of reports and statistics reflecting earnings, profits cash balances, and other financial results. Leads a diverse team of professional and support administrative staff. Stays abreast of Corporate and regulatory changes and ensures continues compliance.


  • Works with the accounting and finance senior management teams to plan, design and implement and communicate a full range of Accounting/Finance policies and activities in accordance with the organization’s strategic goals and legal requirements. Serves as a catalyst for the process of change within the organization, ensuring the organization’s culture, mission and objectives are communicated and understood at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Directs the general accounting functions and the preparation of reports and statistics reflecting earnings, profits cash balances, and other financial results. Formulates and administers approved accounting practices throughout the Division to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide reliable information necessary to control operations.
  • Prepares, consolidates and distributes profit and loss and capital expenditure budgets. Provides analysis and interpretation of results, along with the preparation of financial and operating reports to provide a basis for management planning, operating controls and business performance assessment and reporting.
  • Stays abreast of emerging trends and “best practices” in the accounting field and related GAAP, SEC and other regulatory agencies and their impact to the company; recommends policy changes and process improvements to achieve business goals and ensure continued regulatory compliance; participates in key management activities and committees; maintains appropriate communications within area of responsibility, advising division senior management accordingly.
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching and growth opportunities to a diverse team of management, professional and administrative support employees, performing those responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable employment laws. This includes but is not limited to: interviewing and hiring; planning, assign or directing work assignments, assessing employee’s performance; providing constructive and timely feedback, identifying development needs and supporting employee development; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for special projects and performing other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline. Master’s preferred
  • CPA required
  • 10+ years of job specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity, experience must include…
    • Demonstrated experience developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
    • Experience working with Mergers & Acquisitions
  • International accounting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience, which includes project leadership in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from vision through implementation, across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines.
  • Demonstrated experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change.
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IAS and thorough knowledge of SOX compliance
  • 5+ years of demonstrated management/leadership experience that include…
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and leadership experience with an emphasis on relationship management with all levels within an organization of comparable size and structure
  • Demonstrated experience leading multidiscipline, high-performance work teams/groups and managing resources to meet organizational goals across multiple projects


  • Superior oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers, and senior management, and ability to communicate with others in antagonistic situations using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards.
  • Ability to act as a managerial advisor on professional and technical issues with a view towards reaching strategic decisions; ability to manage conflicting demands for resources through negotiation.
  • Ability to be perform in a nonhierarchical, flat organization and to thrive in a somewhat unstructured “hands-on” environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple environments in a business area.
  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, to stimulate market and sell new ideas within the organization.
  • Excellent human resource management skills to effectively lead and direct a diverse work group; to achieve results through team efforts, capitalizing on the teams’ diversity.
  • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.

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