Global Controller

  • Location: Bridgeville, PA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Remote
  • Job #8844

Our company is looking for a Global Controller to join our team. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and finance/business partnering skills within a global organization as a senior finance partner. This position will report to the CFO.

If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please review the list of responsibilities and requirements below.



  • Function as a business advisor to senior leaders. Must have ability to effectively communicate complex technical knowledge with line management globally.
  • Oversee corporate accounting, payroll and collections teams.
  • Responsible for ensuring global books and records are produced in a timely, accurate manner. Maintain integrity maintained from GAAP, management and tax points of view.
  • Establish accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial statements are produced in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Establish and ensure compliance with a global monthly close calendar.
  • Establish policies and processes for revenue recognition, including review of contracts and use of subsystems to ensure revenue is recorded in compliance with current revenue recognition policies.
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal control processes.
  • Oversee federal, state and local tax matters, ensure compliance with tax laws and timely preparation of all tax filings around the world.
  • Manage external tax advisory relationships globally.
  • Manage external auditor relationships globally. Responsible for the success and timeliness of annual global audit under US GAAP as well as statutory audits in foreign subsidiaries.
  • Drive efficiency and automation across all accounting processes.
  • Participate in strategic and tactical project initiatives (e.g., buy-side/sell side due diligence, IT system implementations, process improvement, business analysis, productivity initiatives).
  • Coach and mentor country controllers and other finance team members to ensure consistency in processes and data integrity, as well as fraud prevention.
  • Evaluate risks and opportunities and proactively communicate them.
  • Responsible for global transfer price strategy and compliance.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA a plus.
  • CPA with a minimum of 10 years of related experience required, including leading an accounting team.
  • Strong US GAAP experience a must, public accounting firm audit experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in working in a global environment preferred.
  • Strong tax experience preferred.
  • Experience in subscription-based business preferred.
  • Experience with complex global ERP systems a must; familiarity with Oracle a plus.
  • Experience driving transformation and efficiency in controls and accounting systems.
  • Ability to lead and guide a large team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highest standard for integrity, accuracy and meeting deadlines.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strong curiosity.
  • Conceptual thinking.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and highly driven with willingness to go the extra mile when needed; excellent time management skills.
  • A detailed-oriented, responsible, organized, dependable and professional individual who is dedicated to learning and growing.
  • Some international travel and meetings at the headquarters may be required.
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