EMEA Controller

Salary undisclosed
Tailor Made Recruitment

The organisation

For our client - a leading international manufacturer – we are looking for an EMEA controller. In this position the EMEA controller is overall responsible for all accounting & compliance across the EMEA region. He or she will report to the CFO EMEA.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all US and local GAAP accounting in the EMEA region
  • Provides overall leadership, guidance and direction to the reporting team as well as to the SSC leader
  • Create efficient and compliant reporting to US under US GAAP requirements
  • Roll out, maintenance and updating of Corporate Accounting Policies with the Global Controller
  • Prepares and communicates the department performance goals and measurements
  • Works together with SSC leader in creating an efficient and compliant EMEA SSC that supports the business as well as the countries
  • Lead simplification & standardization efforts across EMEA on accounting & reporting
  • Review & provides input for all US reporting requirements
  • Ensures proper Tax & VAT compliance, Tax accounting and support Tax planning across EMEA regions
  • Facilitates and lead acquisition integration efforts across the region
  • Drive standardization of accounting systems and lead ERP implementations and upgrades from an accounting & reporting point of view

Candidate profile

  • Masters degree in accounting (preference) or economics
  • 10 years+ of finance experience with focus on accounting, reporting and controllership in EMEA and manufacturing environment
  • Strong US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley experience required, IFRS experience is a plus
  • Experience with lean accounting & best practices on closing & consolidation processes
  • Excellent accounting and analytical skills. Experience with tax compliance & reporting
  • Good ERP knowledge, experience with COGNOS is a plus
  • Language requirements: English, Dutch and German

Personal skills

  • Leading by example & strong people manager, experience with larger teams (30-50 people)
  • Good communicator and strong “learning” and “teaching” skills
  • Highly energetic
  • Strong “cultural” awareness in EMEA and with US listed companies
  • Performance driven personality & process oriented

Salary indication

The salary for this position is max. € 100.000 (benefits not included).


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This search procedure has been closed (23-10-2014).