International Financial Controller

Recruiter
Lamex Foods, Inc
Location
Minneapolis
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

For 50 plus years Lamex Foods Group has provided industry–leading food trading expertise on a global scale. As the group business has expanded, so too has the need for a wider breadth of talent.


We are seeking an International Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management. This would include corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budgets/forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. This would include international group members based in Chile, Mexico, and Brazil.


The perfect candidate for this unique and challenging position is direct, proactive, energetic, has a decisive character, uses good judgment, is a natural leader, has ability to travel extensively, and has a diverse skillset in Finance.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities


  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of budgets, financial forecasts and reports
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month–end and year–end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting throughout the group
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Drive enhanced and efficient processes
  • Support a strong risk management function
  • Responsibility for establishing above and monitoring of acquisitions and investments
  • Additional controller duties as necessary


Qualifications/Requirements


  • Fluent in English and Spanish is a must
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Finance/Accounting
  • 6+ years of overall combined Accounting/Finance experience
  • CPA (active or inactive) preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong technical accountant skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced accounting software user and excel skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards

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