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POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the timely preparation and analysis of the financial statements, including consolidation. Assists the CFO in overseeing all aspects of accounting and finance in the U.S. Works closely with the President, Head of Region, Americas and management team.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with Fastems finance, auditors, accounting, and tax partners.
  • Ensure compliance for all accounting processes in close cooperation with the Group Finance.
  • Work with the Accounting team and CFO to ensure timely and accurate closing and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, including analysis of balance sheet and related key accounts.
  • Manage cash flow/projections.
  • Prepare and review tertiary financial package, tertiary review and annual audit schedules and assist in preparation of the consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures.
  • Prepares annual budget and forecasts.
  • Supervises banking functions and reporting.
  • Ability to analyze financial reports and information.
  • Matrix reporting structure to both the President, Head of Region, Americas and the CFO in Finland.
  • Assists the President, Head of Region, Americas with business and financial matters of importance.
  • Participates in the LLC Leadership team.
  • Assists in set up of new accounting procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Expected to develop processes and controls in the area of responsibility or establish those where they do not exist.
  • Work with IT Department to ensure that automated processes and reports are functioning properly and continuous improvement of automated processes and reports.
  • Assist in managing reviews and audits by external auditors.
  • Approve journal entries, adjustments, and corrections up to authorized limits.
  • Signature authority for check disbursements and authority to authorize wire transfers.
  • Various authorizations, per company policy.

PERIODIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hire and train employees.
  • Set up G/L Accounts as needed.
  • Verify systems integrity and accuracy of data.
  • Troubleshoot interdepartmental issues.
  • Assist in implementation of policies, procedures, and controls for business operations.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the CFO.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or its equivalent.
  • CPA required.
  • Minimum seven years accounting experience in international company.
  • Minimum five years supervisory experience.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Previous SOX experience preferred.
  • Experience in project business is an asset.

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects running simultaneously.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity at times with systems and processes. A drive to keep moving forward and asking questions to find solutions.
  • Sage 50 software experience, a plus. Will also use PowerBI, Adaptive and Lean ERP software.
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