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VP, Controller Corporate

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible?Location:Carrollton HeadquartersLong DescriptionJob Summary/Objective: Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance, the position will be responsible for the development and execution of corporate wide accounting, controls, and external financial reporting activities in support of the company's objectives. The Corporate Controller sets accounting policies and ensures consistent application according to generally accepted accounting principles ensuring accuracy in the company's financial results. The ideal leader has operated successfully at a global level, having a desire to develop, mentor and coach. In alignment with Southwire's overarching business strategy and corporate business goals, the Vice President, Corporate Controller will create a strategic vision and direction for accounting transformation. The successful candidate is a well-rounded leader with strategic influence, sound business acumen and a collaborative style.Hybrid: Onsite Battery Office or Carrollton HQKey Responsibilities--- Responsible for the financial close process, technical accounting, consolidation, and general accounting at Southwire Company. Lead transformation efforts across multiple groups to establish an efficient and compliant accounting close and controlling process that is consistent with global standards. --- Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Oversee management of, and maintain overall responsibility for, the annual financial audit. --- Lead internal financial controls program and drive change as necessary. Provide direction on implementation or changes to controls. Accountable for proper procedures, policies and controls being in place in order to maintain strong internal controls and improve the excellence and stability of the controls environment over time. --- Provide guidance on technical accounting matters and manage complex accounting issues as they arise. Research and implement new developments in generally accepted accounting principles and other financial disclosures including the development of ESG Controllership. --- Build the understanding and compliance with GAAP & / or IFRS accounting standards, Southwire internal control procedures and practices to assure the achievement of company financial objectives, protection and leverage of company assets. --- Attract, lead and develop a team of highly capable, skilled accounting professionals to support growth of the accounting and control's function and the company's strategic direction. Provide continuous education of team to ensure proper procedures, policies and controls are in place. --- Leads senior management in compliance with company policies and acts as the liaison between operations finance, business units and corporate finance related to accounting issues. --- Work collaboratively with operations finance and business transformation to lead strategic roadmap for accounting technology. --- Partner in support for M&A initiatives including pre-deal diligence and post-deal integration. Build scalable integration function to manage accounting processes and controls aligning policies and procedures and implementing best practices. Long DescriptionEducation, Experience, and Skills Required Minimum Education Level: Bachelor'sSpecialized Degree: Accounting, Finance or related field Certificates: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)Years of Experience: 15+ Field of Expertise: Progressive Accounting and Finance experience leading processes over corporate accounting, internal controls, financial reporting, and accounting systems, within a multi-billion-dollar organization.Preferred Minimum Education Level: Master's Specialized Degree: Accountancy, Finance or related field Certificates: Certified Management Accountant (CMA)) Years of Experience: 15+Preferred Field of Expertise:

  • Large public accounting firm experience preferred.
  • Internal controls and/or internal audit oversight in a public company (Sarbanes Oxley) environment.
  • Senior level accounting leader in large-scale operating company, preferably manufacturing.
  • Highly experienced with SAP Other Preferred Skills, Licenses, & Certificates:
    • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead change, develop solutions, and build cross-functional teams.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills combined with strategic business focus.
    • Proven ability to present complex financial topics tailored to audiences of various seniority and functions to create understanding and influence decisions. Spans of Control Reporting Reports To (Supervisor Title): Senior Vice President Corporate FinanceDoes this role Manage Southwire Team Members: Yes Direct Reports Job Title(s): Director Financial Reporting, Assistant Controller, Senior Accountant, Director Internal Controls Number of Direct Reports: 5-10Scope: All Locations Travel: International % of Travel Time: Up to 25%Workplace Setting: Hybrid (2-3 days a week On Site)CompetenciesSelf-DevelopmentStrategic MindsetFinancial AcumenDrives EngagementManages ComplexityDevelops TalentBenefits We Offer:
      • 401k with Matching
      • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
      • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
      • Long & Short-Term Disability
      • Supplemental Insurance Plans
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
      • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
      • Parental Leave
      • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Atlanta , VP, Controller Corporate, Accounting, Auditing , Carrollton, Georgia

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