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Business Unit Controller - Hybrid

Company: Michael Page US
Location: Palatine
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Palatine Permanent USD140,000 - USD200,000 per year Hybrid working

  • $1B Global and fast growing subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar parent orgAbout Our ClientMy client is a publicly traded manufacturing and technology company with a market cap of over $1 billion. They design and manufacture innovative products that are used in a variety of industries. Their commitment to quality and innovation has earned them a reputation as a leader in their field. This role is the primary accounting leader for business unit including international branches. 15+ direct reports and control over all cost accounting, month end, strategic initiatives, process improvements, fp&a, etc.

    Job Description

    • Financial Planning and Analysis: Collaborate with the business unit's leadership team to develop annual budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans. Provide insightful analysis of financial performance, identifying opportunities for cost optimization and revenue enhancement.

    • Financial Reporting: Prepare and deliver accurate and timely financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, to senior management and stakeholders. Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

    • Performance Monitoring: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial metrics to assess the business unit's performance against targets. Provide recommendations and action plans to address any deviations from established goals.

    • Risk Management: Assess financial risks associated with the business unit's operations and develop mitigation strategies to safeguard assets and ensure business continuity.

    • Cost Control: Work closely with operational teams to control and optimize costs across the business unit, providing insights into cost drivers and identifying areas for improvement.

    • Business Insights: Conduct financial analyses and modeling to support business decisions, investment opportunities, and new product development initiatives.

    • Internal Controls: Establish and maintain robust internal control processes within the business unit, ensuring adherence to corporate policies and procedures.

    • Compliance and Audit: Coordinate with internal and external auditors during financial audits, addressing audit findings, and implementing necessary improvements.

    • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of financial professionals within the business unit, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development.

    • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other finance leaders, department heads, and global stakeholders to share best practices, align strategies, and drive overall company success.

      MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.The Successful Applicant
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
      • 10+ years of relevant experience in a similar role
      • Experience with a multi-national public company is highly preferred
      • Ability to sift through data. Familiarity with databases and/or database front-end query tools.What's on OfferJoin our dynamic team and contribute your financial expertise to drive the success of our globally renowned manufacturing company. As the Business Unit Controller, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our financial performance and long-term growth.We will let you know when any new engineering & manufacturing jobs in palatine are available.

Keywords: Michael Page US, Palatine , Business Unit Controller - Hybrid, Accounting, Auditing , Palatine, Illinois

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