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Atualizada 05/05/2022

  • Proven knowledge and experience in finance controlling, acting as a Controller
  • Track record managing the controllership area for more than one country in Latam

Sobre nosso cliente

Large multinational company with South America revenues over R$300MM.

This is a position primarily created as there are current business opportunities to strengthen the existing control environment, standardize work across the South America region and lower accounting team costs within the region.

· Work closely with the South America Finance and Management team to ensure the accuracy, completeness and

timeliness of financial accounting, consolidation and reporting activities of South America.

· Establish, maintain and ensure adherence to Accounting policies and procedures, required controls, and statutory/GAAP

reporting requirements.

· Identify and implement standard work and tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting function,

including the increased use of shared service centers.

· Drive improved business performance through working capital initiatives, ERP system implementations, shared service

center utilization and other identified initiatives


Immediate Performance Objectives

· Understand current control environment challenges and recommend process changes

· Understand the basics of the South America business and structure, the finance organization roles and

responsibilities and the overall control environment.

· Assess current team organization structure and skills to ensure and/or implement appropriate control environment


· Identify process improvement opportunities to improve the control environment, efficiency of the accounting function

and improved working capital metrics, including cash flow reporting alignment.

· Identify opportunities to improve the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of financial accounting, consolidation and

reporting activities.

· Review current compliance with accounting policies and SOX control requirements and identify opportunities to establish or update policies.

· Coordinate internal and external audit schedules and ensure appropriate remediation The strategic/big picture deliverables are as follows:

· Work with CFO and/or Global Controller to implement any identified organization structure or talent gaps to meet control environment requirements and/or identified productivity opportunities.

· Collaborate with the South America management team, global finance team and Corporate Finance to enhance working capital standard work and improve forecast accuracy.

· Collaborate with project leaders to consolidate / upgrade the regional ERP systems for lower costs, better decision support and improved customer service.

· Responsible for establishing, maintaining and complying with the Accounting Policies and Procedures.

· Responsible for establishing and maintaining the control environment and the authorization limits framework of the region.

· Responsible for satisfying and remediating control and reporting (management, statutory, GAAP) requirements.

· Support and coordinate internal and external audit activities.

· Implement standard applications and tools in the accounting organization.

· Identify and implement opportunities to improve financial processes and utilize Lean tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes. Current Business Climate

· Business performance challenges

· Complex business of legal entities, sizes and geographic locations

· Significant opportunity for process improvement

· Unintegrated business systems create transactional, process and analytical burdens. Pending ERP consolidation projects expected to address challenges.

· Matrix organizational capabilities / policies are under-developed.

O candidato

* Language Capabilities

* Fluency in English and Portuguese is required

* Spanish would be a plus, but not required

* Technical Requirements

* Strong understanding of US GAAP and/or IFRS

* ERP experience

* High proficiency in Excel; mid-proficiency in Word and PowerPoint

* Experience in the industrial/engineering sector preferred

* Public accounting and/or internal audit experience preferred

* ERP system implementation experience is preferred, but not required

* Outstanding technical financial acumen and experience with control environment requirements

* Demonstrated track record of process improvement and experience with financial systems and process change initiatives

* Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to be persuasive and influence others in a constructive manner

* Action-oriented, with a high level of energy, commitment and enthusiasm

* Broad business-oriented thinker with a global perspective, capable of delivering world-class results against aggressive goals and stretch targets

* Strong prioritization and practical decision making skills

* Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to attract, retain and develop talent

* Understanding and commitment to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley is fully executed

* Strong understanding of and commitment to the establishment and maintenance of systems of internal control

* Demonstrated ability to operate with highest level of integrity

* Mobility & Travel Requirements

* Travel is required, 25% but higher initially as the new leader learns the business and meets key players.

O que está sendo ofertado

Competitive compensation package.

José Mario Neto
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Resumo da vaga

Financeiro & Tributário
Industrial / Manufacturing
Belo Horizonte
Tipo de contratação
Nome do consultor
José Mario Neto
Referência da vaga