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Financial Controller

Radford, VA

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This position reports directly to the Sector Controller and by dotted line to the General Manager. This position leads & manages one other team member in Radford. The Radford Controller is responsible for the financial reporting and performance analysis, budget and long-range plan development and analysis, cost accounting, and ensuring that proper internal accounting controls are maintained and continuously improved.


The Financial Controller is responsible for maintaining and filing accurate and consistent accounts for the company and is responsible for generating all information for financial reporting including the annual budget requirements.  The position works closely with the General Manager in managing and monitoring the costs of the organization by regular communication of actual versus budget variances.


Principal Accountabilities:


Accounting Accountabilities

Manage & guide accounting team in day-to-day financial activities such as: Cost and project performance analysis, project revenue, COS and GP review, ensuring overhead rates are maintained accurately.
Review/Analyze financial statements such as Balance Sheet & PL and manage submission of financial reports with comments on trends, critical factors and recommendations.
Provide insight & financial analysis on all strategic activities with recommendations for cost controls, efficiency & improvements.
Manage auditors and implement various process as required. (SOX etc.)
Generating a set of accurate monthly accounts for Radford within 3 days of month-end in compliance with US GAAP.
Completion of accurate quarterly Financial Reporting package and entry into reporting tools in accordance with given deadlines.
Completion of accurate annual accounts in accordance with given deadlines.
Management and coordination of the annual budget process. Completion of the budget package and other tools required by Industrial Group in accordance with set deadlines.
Cost accounting, annual setting of standard costs and periodic review of actual vs. standard costs.
Ensure a high quality of financial reporting exists through an effective internal control environment.
Ensure compliance with internal controls, update of controls and procedures as required.
Process information on an ongoing basis to support the financial forecasting requirements
Ensuring adequacy of insurance coverage and updating insurance information to the company and insurers as appropriate.
Liaising with HR on financial aspects.
Ongoing review of work practices to support continuous improvement.
Supporting Pricing proposals for the business.
Ad hoc information required from time to time.

Management Accountabilities

Lead, coach, evaluate and develop financial staff to ensure the organization’s accounting activities are conducted accurately, ethically, consistently and according to relevant regulations, laws, and standards.  
As a member of Radford Management Team, be a pro-active business partner that will help the management to make informed decisions around annual financial plans, LRP, NWC, margin improvement projects, overhead control and ROI evaluations.
Work closely with the Sector Controller for activities such as processes improvements, reviewing business results, complying with regulations & acquisitions.



Bachelor’s degree or above with major in Finance or Accounting with an MBA/CPA.
Advanced study in accounting, financial, taxes, and US GAAP is desirable.
Work experience

10 years’ experience in finance function with: 5+ years’ experience in leadership role, 5+ years’ experience in multinational organization is preferred.
Good working knowledge of US GAAP.
Experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment essential.
Strong Excel skills, working knowledge of accounting software, ERP systems (e.g. MFG/PRO & SAP), and using reporting tools such as Cognos, Hyperion, Data Cubes etc.
Leadership skills and experience to manage & develop staff/accounting professionals and assistants.
Key Behavioral competencies:

Building Trust, Adaptability, Building Strategic Working Relationships, Decision Making, Quality Orientation, Aligning Performance for Success, Initiating Action, Information Monitoring, Facilitating Change

Understand what is required to get the job done
Ability to provide common sense solutions to problems
Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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