FPCNational - Maryland

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A Pennsylvania based metals company is seeking a Controller to manage and direct their local accounting function.

o Manage and prepare accurate US GAAP and IFRS statutory accounting
o Manage local accounting function of the business to ensure adequate accounting and management controls are in place; build up and maintain effective internal controlling system
o Ensure compliance with internal financial policies
o Maintain narratives for financial closing, expenses, capital expenditures and other business related processes
o Ensure compliance with all ICS (internal control system) policies
o Oversee month-end and year-end closing procedures
o Ensure in close cooperation with IT that available IT systems and services are maintained
o Assist or manage various ad hoc finance projects
o Work closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they affect financial results, including identifying key cost drivers
o Prepare month end analysis of manufacturing productivity and variances
o Analyze gross margins by product – review with manufacturing and sales to drive improvement in attaining gross margin targets
o Develop local site operating plan (OMP)

pREFERRED Knowledge / Skills / Experience

University degree in economics, MBA or similar
Minimum 5 to 7 years professional experience in the area of finance and accounting (preference to experience in an industrial and or auditing company)
Preferably good knowledge of SAP R/3 (key user experience)
Fluent in English
Experience in international project management/multi-national company(ies)/matrix organizations
Knowledge regarding IAS and/or US GAAP
Experience in managing direct reports

All interested and qualified candidates should call Kevin North at 302-226-8070 or email resume to