Financial Controller – (Italian) Excellent Package

Audit Senior, Wexford
January 4, 2018

Financial Controller – (Italian) Excellent Package

  • Permanent
  • Cork
  • Posted 3 years ago

Job Title: Financial Controller – (Italian)

Key Responsibilities

Ownership and Accountability for delivering accurate, robust and timely US GAAP Financial Statements, validated through regular internal and external audits.

    • Governance and accountability for journal voucher, account reconciliation, capital asset accounting, Intercompany processes.
    • Influence and lead strong control environment.
    • Lead the monthly review process through analysis and insight of the underlying business in the respective affiliates/hub, incorporating in the preparation and presentation of monthly Trial Balance to Senior Finance leadership
    • Partner with Hub/Affiliate Finance Manager on local statutory and tax matters to ensure accurate and holistic financial statements.
    • Act as advisor/subject matter expert on complex accounting treatment.


  • Build Relationships with key stakeholders across the Company to develop business acumen, commercial awareness across a broad base of business.
    • Hub/Affiliate Finance Director and Teams.
    • Shared Service Center (SSC) Leadership and Teams.
    • Affiliate Business Leadership and Teams.
    • Corporate Financial Reporting (CFR) and European Controller.
    • Other Corporate Functions: Tax, Treasury, Manufacturing, LRL, HR and Compliance.
  • Influence and Drive Process Improvement and Efficiency across the Hub/Affiliate and SSC.
    • Focus SSC on operational excellence
    • Act as the Affiliate/Hub Advocate for governing SSC performance including Service Level Agreements (SLAs), metrics and measures.
    • Partner with the Global Process Owners to drive business process re-engineering and process standardisation.
    • Leading the communication of financial information to all non-financial stakeholders.
  • Influence and Co-ordinate the integration of local, regional and corporate initiatives.
  • Partner with Hub/Affiliate Finance Director to design and maintain appropriate, right sized resourcing levels to provide Optimum Financial Services and Solutions.
    • Succession Planning.
    • People Business Continuity Planning ensuring continuous and consistent service delivery (incl. training, transition management).
    • Provide technical training, coaching, mentoring for SSC, Hub/Affiliate staff.
  • Be able to take charge of, inspire and influence a team of 10-12 employees
  • Actively connect with your people and champion employee engagement
  • Develop top talent by participating in regular succession planning and having robust performance /coaching conversatons.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Qualified Chartered/ Public Accountant – Preferably Big 4 Trained with a minimum of 5 years post qualified. GAAP/IFRS accounting standards knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • MBA qualification is desirable.
  • Any European Language is a plus
  • Strong People Management & Leadership Skills


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