Controller Snr Manager-Latin America
Location:
Miami , Florida
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
170002NU
RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Support fiduciary responsibility for Oracle as a Corporation and for Oracle's legal entities, supporting the members of the legal entity Board of Directors or Line of Business Controller, to ensure that Oracle complies with all financial and tax regulations in country to safeguard the legal entity or Line of Business operations from financial and operational risks, resulting from non-compliance with local country laws and regulations and to ensure that the legal entity or Line of Business adheres to Oracle's Global Finance Policies. Act as an independent adviser to the business, managing and coordinating the relationship with external professional advisers (including auditors, tax advisers, legal counsel), on issues which present a financial, operational or compliance risk for the legal entity o rLine of Business. Ensure that local legislation and Oracle's Global Finance Policies are applied and followed in all areas of finance, including globalized and localized process areas: Order to Cash, Source to Settle, Logistics, Treasury & Cash Management. Assessment and review of the operating cash flow, dividends and solvency requirements of the legal entities liaising with Tax, Legal and Treasury. Manage monthly and quarterly close cycles, ensuring that US GAAP financial reporting is performed timely, in accordance with corporate close guidelines, reviewing income statement and balance sheet reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial statements. Manage the relationship with external auditors, coordinating all parties to ensure that the audits are planned,resourced effectively, executed efficiently and timely. Review and approval of all material expenditure and disbursements including Payroll, Sales Tax, Income Tax and Intercompany settlements, in line with the Global Source to Settle Policy. Responsible for recruitment, performance management, and development of talent within the GCO to achieve organizational objectives. Collaborate with Global Finance Organizations including, Global Business Finance, Global Payroll, Order to Cash, and Source to Settle for problem resolution and business process improvements. Support Internal Audit and SOX on the assessment of internal controls, implementing recommendations, reinforcing controls for deficiency and maintaining updated documentation on local processes. Collaboration with Tax organization on tax authority information requests and audits. Implement best practice system processes and controls for the Corporation and legal entities to comply with all internal and external financial reporting obligations. Execute and oversee through a team of professional Senior Assistant Controllers, the GCO finance integration for merger and acquisition activity, including due diligence reviews, on-boarding and redeployment or exit of acquired entity personnel. Execution of operational plans that will achieve the Global & Regional strategic initiatives that optimize and enhance the operations of the Chief Accounting Officer organization.
QUALIFICATIONS:
    Professional Accounting Qualification. CPA and/or MBA a plus. Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience including progressive experience with multinational companies. Technology sector or "Big 4" public accounting experience preferred. (2-3 of which must beat middle management level). Good understanding across the breadth of finance responsibilities including, accounting, revenue recognition, treasury,tax, business practices, etc. Knowledge and experience with US GAAP accounting, finance and tax regulations. Excellent leadership, strategic planning and team building skills. Dynamic, innovative & problem resolution focused. Ability to immerse oneself to understand problems and propose solutions. Influencing and persuasion skills at senior levels. Ability to effectively adapt to different cultures. Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to interact with various levels of management. Project Management capabilities - the ability to plan, initiate, monitor and implement projects within a team. Ability to identify and execute operational excellence and continuous improvement initiatives to improve resource optimization. Manage conflicts and /or stressing situations politically, avoiding fraction and escalation. Knowledge and experience of ERP systems, including Oracle and Hyperion is an advantage.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Coordinates, administers, and controls financial operations. Provides tax, insurance and other reports needed by governmental regulations. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets financial and budgetary reports. Directs all aspects of accounting operations and the preparation of annual financial forecasts. Oversees the development of financial accounting systems needed to maintain reporting specifications. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of sections. Ensures appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate specifications. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of accounting. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Manage the activities of the general accounting functions. Develop, implement, and maintain general accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure that proper information is reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Manages a professional staff.

As a member of the finance division, you will manage accounting functions which may include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and inter-company transactions. Ensure the accurate compilation, analysis, and reporting of accounting data. Act as a liaison between company, subsidiaries, government, and internal/external company auditors in providing necessary information and ensuring proper information is maintained for historical purposes. Ensure all deadlines are met.
Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of sections. Ensures appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate specifications. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, and a thorough understanding of accounting practices and systems. General understanding of web based technology and Oracle applications preferred. Knowledge of Oracle global processes a plus. BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Qualifications:
Coordinates, administers, and controls financial operations.

Coordinates, administers, and controls financial operations. Provides tax, insurance and other reports needed by governmental regulations. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets financial and budgetary reports. Directs all aspects of accounting operations and the preparation of annual financial forecasts. Oversees the development of financial accounting systems needed to maintain reporting specifications. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of sections. Ensures appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate specifications. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of accounting. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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