Career Opportunities: Regional Americas Controller (17715)
Requisition ID 17715 - Posted - Irving, TX (Commerce Dr) - Assa Abloy Global Solutions, Inc. - Critical Infrastructure Gr excl. Global Function - General Management - Posting Country (1) - Yes - Director - 0-10%
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About the role
In the Controller – Critical Infrastructure Americas role, you will be a highly valued business partner, working with business & financial analysis, business processes, collaborating on projects, and driving the business while also ensuring stable and compliant processes are met from a finance perspective. In this role, you will cover Americas Critical Infrastructure units. You will be working in a global organization that is dynamic and fast-paced, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. As Controller you become part of an international team while reporting directly to the Head of Finance Critical Infrastructure Global and a dotted line to CFO Americas.
What you will be doing
The Controller oversees all financial planning, analysis and reporting tasks related to the Critical Infrastructure Americas operating entities. The candidate will model, analyze, and communicate key metrics and drivers of the business with a clear ability to create insightful analysis. This role is expected to handle financial reporting and analysis requirements in a fast-paced and demanding environment. They are strategic thinkers and effective leaders who can make decisions with both business impact and profitability in mind.
The goal is to guide the company towards profitability and long-term success. This position requires a candidate with strong communication and leadership skills. The finance team works closely with other departments, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate must have superior attention to detail, project management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously. Strong analytical and communication skills are required.
This position is expected to provide timely, relevant, and accurate analytics to management to facilitate decision-making objectives and present financials during monthly business review meetings.
Develop high-quality Excel-based financial models and other ad-hoc financial analyses to support decision-making such as sensitivity/scenario analysis, resource requirement modeling and cost controls with limited oversight.
Drive the Weekly sales forecast, quarterly forecasting, and yearly financial planning for all 3 business units by analyzing its performance and risks.
Communicate analytical results verbally, in writing and in presentation form to all levels of management. Strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines with the ability to lead multiple projects and initiatives concurrently.
Initiating and carrying out special financial or planning projects of varying nature and complexity with limited supervision by clarifying objectives and assumptions or making appropriate judgments where necessary.
Participate in process improvement initiatives or projects related to business unit objectives.
Support in audit and internal control operations in partnership with the finance department.
Work collaboratively with department heads and proactively provide value-added analysis to the business leaders.
Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to senior-level executives
Ensure adherence to financial regulations and guidelines
Work on monthly and quarterly presentations consolidation
Perform different types of analysis and scenarios for new products being introduced into the market
Work together with the IT analysts on designing and generating different reports to help top management make the right decisions extracting information from different systems like CRM’s ERPs, Project Systems and Service Systems.
Together with management, identify the proper KPIs of each business area and build the necessary filter capabilities in the systems together with the IT team to generate consistent and reliable information.
In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, and best practices
Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
Proficient in the use of MS Office Excel & PowerPoint skills. Knowledge in ERP systems such as SAP HANA, HFM is a plus.
An analytical mind with a strategic ability
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
BS/BA in accounting, finance, or relevant field; MS/MA is a plus, but not required
10-20% domestic travel
We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.
As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.
As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.