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Manager of Controlling

Date: Sep 1, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group

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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.
 

For the Voith US Inc., Controlling department, we are looking for:
 

Manager of Controlling  
York, PA

 

Summary – Controller for Provider of Internal Central Services including Financial Planning, Reporting and Control; Invoicing and Collection, Governance, Compliance and Risk Management.  Operational oversight and decision-making support; Cross-functional communications and Credit Card Administration.

 

Responsibilities –

Financial Planning:

 

  • Develop service fee forecasts and provide updates to regional CFOs
  • Model three year sales plan on services from GBS and CoC Functions
  • Model three year financials (P/L and B/S) for two operating units (VZUS and DSU).Monitor financial plans

 

Financial Reporting:

 

  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual closing process.
  • Report actual financials, monthly.
  • Conduct variance analysis and answer questions from Group Controlling on reported figures
  • Submit other financial reports as required

 

Financial Analysis:

 

  • Define service fees owed by all service Operating Units, and ensure timely invoicing of these fees
  • Define and maintain cost structures for two operating units
  • Model both operating units to define proper size of the company and individual functions, in terms of capacity and headcounts.
  • Oversee development of monthly financial, semi-annual Advisory Board, and other financial presentations
  • Conduct what-if analysis to help explore areas for improvement and help decision makings.

 

Invoicing and Cash Management:

 

  • Ensure timely billing and collection.
  • Manage company working capital to ensure efficient use of cash.

 

 

Governance, Compliance, and Risk Management:

 

  • Compliance Officer
  • Investigate and document Compliance Cases
  • Submit semi-annual Compliance Reports
  • Monitor company-wide risk portfolio and raise red flags when needed
  • Manage and Report on Internal Control Systems (ICS) and Risk Management
  • Active approver of expense, Segregation of Duties, and SAP System access workflows

 

Lease and Investment Management:

 

  • Plan, monitor, and assess investment activities.
  • Manage lease reporting to financial accounting.

 

Operation Oversight:

 

  • Support managers with development of operational budgets.
  • Monitor functional budget performance
  • Monitor company financial and non-financial performance, and compile monthly summary package for management
  • Responsible for financial management and analysis of Medical Funding Pool and other benefits related topics
  • Identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide financial leadership I guidance on operational decisions.

 

Leadership and Cross-functional Communication:

 

  • Provide guidance and training to employees in other functions, as needed.
  • Provide financial leadership in cross-functional communications.
  • Facilitate strategic thinking on business as well as operation issues.

 

Credit Card Administration:

 

  • Responsible for Credit Card Administration (Travel and P-Cards) in North America
  • Manage card application, workflow, and support process
  • Ensure compliance with credit card use including escalation of cases as needed.

 

Others:

  • Serves as backup to Treasury Function
  • Serve as SAP local CO/CM process owner.
  • Coordinate audit activities (internal audits, annual financial audits, or customer audits).
  • Provide guidance for employee development.
  • Prepare financial reports for Leadership presentations.
  • Prepare other financial related presentations as needed

 

Qualifications –

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field; MBA is a plus

 

Special Knowledge or Skills:

  • International Finance and Control
  • Leadership, communication and improvement orientation; not just "reporting"
  • Excellent financial forecasting and analytic skills
  • Solid understanding of Accounting principles, particularly IFRS
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel
  • Experience with SAP or other major ERP system preferred

 

Prior Experience:

 

  • 5-10 years of progressive assignments in Finance and Controlling
  • Supervision of employees

 

Scope of Position:

 

  • Sales - $25 million
  • Headcount – 100+ Employees

 

Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

 

 

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster