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October 1, 2014

Financial Controller - West Africa

$110,000 to $130,000 + up to 25% bonus + relocation and expat allowances
Burkina Faso Africa

 

Looking for USA or Canadian Expat due to reporting relationships.


This client is growing again. In fact, one of their International locations has just doubled in size and they are seeking a Financial Controller to take on a Senior leadership role. The incumbent will be responsible to control the regional operations, from a financial side, on issues of financial reporting, financial internal controls, local statutory reporting requirements, and managing the external audits and reporting.

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional Manager and the Corporate Controller, you will deliver the following tasks:

Efficiency & Coordination functions: Ensure that the accounting and administrative functions across all regions are organized in a cost effective and efficient fashion to ensure the continuity in compliance of responsibilities with a change in operational volumes.

Accounting functions: Oversee financial functions including accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable collection.

Financial Reporting: Direct company financial affairs and be responsible for the preparation of complete, accurate and timely financial reports and performance analysis for the Branch / Regional Managers and Regional VP requirements, for statutory local statements requirements and for corporate consolidation statement requirement.

Financial Operations Reporting: Participate in the weekly operations meetings with Branch/Regional Managers and Regional VP. Manage and challenge capex, inventory management and related controls. Have oversights and responsibilities on other operational finance areas of the business.

Contract Review: Review of proposals and contracts prior to being submitted to customers. Responsible, in collaboration with the management, to develop and maintain an adequate bidding system. Perform analysis on actual job performance compared with bid expectations and
collaborate with management to achieve expected results.

Internal Controls: Implement, evaluate effectiveness and enforce internal control procedures to attain a good control over financial matters and financial reporting.

Policy and Procedures Manual: The manual policies must be adhered to. For any situation where guidance under the manual is not prevalent, consultation with the Corporate Controller is required.

Financing and Investing Activities: Manage cash flow and review all bank reporting in coordination with the Corporate Analyst - Treasury at Head Office. Manage the Capital Expense Request process for the region. Approve any material financing or investing transactions.

Budgets and Forecasting: Coordinate/prepare the yearly budget process and semi-monthly forecasting of revenues process.

The Ideal Candidate:

Leadership: Dealing with direct report employees, local management and corporate management will require leadership qualities to attain corporate objectives.

Technical proficiency: Possess an accounting professional designation (or equivalent) and a good level of technical and professional skills acquired through relevant work experience.

Communication: Expresses ideas effectively to individuals or groups both in oral or written form. An open line of communication with the Corporate Finance team is key.

Initiative: Making attempts to influence events to achieve goals; self-starting; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required.

Interested candidates should demonstrate computer and systems knowledge and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and MS Office programs. ERP systems knowledge will be an added asset to the candidate's skill set. We use AccPac, thus experience in this area would be ideal!

Ideally looking for a North America Expat for this role. Apply Here or send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

September 19, 2014

 

Plant Accountant

$75,000 - $95,000

South Carolina

 

Some have called fresh water "the next oil," and we are well positioned as a global water technology company. We're one of the world's largest manufacturers of water heaters and the brand leader in North America, China, and India. We also manufacture water treatment equipment for residential and light commercial applications. Not bad for a company that's been around nearly 140 years.

With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. We are committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people. It values people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. We are currently seeking a Plant Accountant for our SC location.

 

Responsibilities: · Provide support and partner with our manufacturing operations and corporate finance groups by assuring the production of timely and accurate financial information and analysis. · Review, analyze and interpret results of operations, identify financial and operational issues and make recommendations for change. · Support the financial reporting process and ensure timely and reliable reporting. · Examine, analyze and interpret production variances for manufacturing and financial management including material, labor, and overhead variances. · Partner with Operations group to proactively ensure proper procedures are established and followed. · Responsible for Fixed Assets including capital projects, physical inventory of assets, forecasting cash flow and depreciation. · Manages and controls annual standard cost roll, including analysis of material and freight costs, bill of materials, routings, labor and overhead rates. · Participate in preparation of monthly forecast, including purchase price variance, material usage variance, steel usage variance, ECN variance, scrap, earned variable and fixed burden. · Participate in preparation of annual budget, including material cost variances, variable and fixed expenses, direct labor, inventory, and capital expenditures. · Review and perform analysis on labor reporting and cost, materials cost, manufacturing overhead, and inventory levels. · Controls the inventory turns activities and presents results reports on a monthly basis. · Coordinates annual physical inventory process. · Provide analysis for cost reduction initiatives. · Analyze and accurately report current month's financial results to the plant. · Analyze internal controls to ensure assets are adequately safeguarded and results are accurately reported and documented according to SOX 404 requirements. · Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Policies. · Work closely with the external and internal audit groups to ensure timely completion of the compliance and substantive testing as required. · Manage and develop members of the plant accounting group. · Advise plant leadership team on business risks and opportunities and provides recommendations. · Support and/or lead strategic plant and company initiatives and special projects. · Champion and model the company Guiding Principles, Code of Business Ethics and Values.

 

Qualifications: · B.S. in Accounting or Business Administration; MBA preferred · 5-10 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment · Experience calculating overhead rates and analyzing and interrupting labor and material production variances. · CPA or CMA highly preferred · Expertise in accounting functions to include general accounting, accounts payable, inventory accounting, cost accounting, bill of materials and routings analysis, fixed asset/CWIP accounting, payroll, month end close, financial planning and business analysis. · Strong analytical skills, with ability to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers · Ability to clearly communicate complex financial information in an easy to understand manner. · Demonstrated leadership as part of a cross-functional plant management team. · Strong planning and organizational skills. · High level of proficiency in PC spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.. · Demonstrated proficiency in GAAP, SOX and other financial compliance standards. · Prior experience with lean, six sigma, and SAP · Internal or external audit experience a plus · Strong influencing and communication skills. · Demonstrated understanding of ERP/MRP systems, hardware, and reporting conventions.

 

We Offer: Competitive base salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

September 16, 2014

CPA - Project Accounting Mgr

$85,000 - $110,000

Tulsa, OK

 

NEW POSITION in Tulsa, Oklahoma with manufacturer of heat transfer and combustion equipment such as Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCRs), boilers, and fired heaters.

You will be responsible for monitoring progress of projects, reviewing costs, investigating variances, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected. Will develop SOPs for Project Accounting and billing methodologies. Will work closely with Project Managers on Change Orders and other contract modifications as related to billing. Is responsible for final invoice package for all billable projects. Will audit the billing to their clients relative to invoicing, reimbursable expenses, and overhead charges. Will recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.

 

REQUIRE Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or Engineering plus 5 years experience in project accounting that includes knowledge of project contracts and Change Order documents.  Will report to CFO and have 2 direct reports.  Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

September 9, 2014

Financial Controller - West Africa

$110,000 to $130,000 + up to 25% bonus + relocation and expat allowances
Burkina Faso Africa

 

Looking for USA or Canadian Expat due to reporting relationships.


This client is growing again. In fact, one of their International locations has just doubled in size and they are seeking a Financial Controller to take on a Senior leadership role. The incumbent will be responsible to control the regional operations, from a financial side, on issues of financial reporting, financial internal controls, local statutory reporting requirements, and managing the external audits and reporting.

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional Manager and the Corporate Controller, you will deliver the following tasks:

Efficiency & Coordination functions: Ensure that the accounting and administrative functions across all regions are organized in a cost effective and efficient fashion to ensure the continuity in compliance of responsibilities with a change in operational volumes.

Accounting functions: Oversee financial functions including accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable collection.

Financial Reporting: Direct company financial affairs and be responsible for the preparation of complete, accurate and timely financial reports and performance analysis for the Branch / Regional Managers and Regional VP requirements, for statutory local statements requirements and for corporate consolidation statement requirement.

Financial Operations Reporting: Participate in the weekly operations meetings with Branch/Regional Managers and Regional VP. Manage and challenge capex, inventory management and related controls. Have oversights and responsibilities on other operational finance areas of the business.

Contract Review: Review of proposals and contracts prior to being submitted to customers. Responsible, in collaboration with the management, to develop and maintain an adequate bidding system. Perform analysis on actual job performance compared with bid expectations and
collaborate with management to achieve expected results.

Internal Controls: Implement, evaluate effectiveness and enforce internal control procedures to attain a good control over financial matters and financial reporting.

Policy and Procedures Manual: The manual policies must be adhered to. For any situation where guidance under the manual is not prevalent, consultation with the Corporate Controller is required.

Financing and Investing Activities: Manage cash flow and review all bank reporting in coordination with the Corporate Analyst - Treasury at Head Office. Manage the Capital Expense Request process for the region. Approve any material financing or investing transactions.

Budgets and Forecasting: Coordinate/prepare the yearly budget process and semi-monthly forecasting of revenues process.

The Ideal Candidate:

Leadership: Dealing with direct report employees, local management and corporate management will require leadership qualities to attain corporate objectives.

Technical proficiency: Possess an accounting professional designation (or equivalent) and a good level of technical and professional skills acquired through relevant work experience.

Communication: Expresses ideas effectively to individuals or groups both in oral or written form. An open line of communication with the Corporate Finance team is key.

Initiative: Making attempts to influence events to achieve goals; self-starting; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required.

Interested candidates should demonstrate computer and systems knowledge and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and MS Office programs. ERP systems knowledge will be an added asset to the candidate's skill set. We use AccPac, thus experience in this area would be ideal!

Ideally looking for a North America Expat for this role. Apply Here or send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

September 5, 2014

Advisory- Internal Audit

To $200,000

Nationwide Openings with Major Consulting Firm

 

Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN,  Kansas City, KS, Minneapolis, MN, St. Louis, MO, Cincinnati, OH, Cleveland, OH, New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA,  Dallas, TX, Houston, TX

              

Advisory Consulting (Internal Audit & Financial Advisory), International Consulting Firm, up to $200K.  Client is looking for Senior Consultants to Directors out of the BIG 4, large 2nd tier CPA firms and large consulting firms, travel up to 50%, client has 20+ offices in the USA and 62 offices worldwide and in 17 countries.  Their clients include more than 20% of all Fortune 100 companies, more than 25% of all Fortune 500 companies, and more than 35% of all Fortune 1000 companies.

Internal Audit & Financial Advisory


.IA Co-Sourcing
.IA Outsourcing
.IT Audit, Quality Assurance Reviews
.Data Analytics/Continuous Auditing
.Financial Controls & SOX Compliance
.Fraud Risk Management

Incentive Compensation Plan was designed with unlimited upside reward potential in both cash and stock ownership, and it has proven to reward consistent with this objective.


Consultant (after 6 months of service) - 4% of base salary
Senior - 10% of base salary
Manager - 12% of base salary
Senior Manager - 14% of base salary
Associate Director - 16% of base salary
Director - 20% of base salary

Benefits include full medical, dental and vision insurance; 401K matching; tuition, certification and training material reimbursement; 20 days of vacation + 9 paid Holidays within first 1 year. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com

 

September 5, 2014

Tax Accountant

(US and International)

To $75,000

Baltimore, MD

 

This role will take on responsibility from day one, with the autonomy to build relationships and work at a fast-growing company to implement valuable business solutions while under the guidance of an experienced tax manager. The ideal candidate will be proactive, entrepreneurial and fun to work with and will be rewarded based on merit. While autonomy and proactivity are encouraged, the corporate tax and local finance team will provide support and advice.

 

Essential Functions: Candidate must have meaningful experience in these Essential Functions: (i) Prepare annual tax provisions for non-US entities located in North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific using OneSource Tax Provision (or similar) software. Compile and assist Tax Manager in reviewing overall foreign tax provision; (ii) Responsible for US tax reporting requirements and information gathering related to non-US operations (including assisting with the preparation of Forms 5471, 8858 and 8865); (iii) Coordinate the preparation and review of non-US entities local country tax returns (including any subsequent inquiry from tax authorities); Candidate should have some experience in several of these Essential Functions: (iv) Assist Tax Manager with the documentation and transfer pricing analysis of intercompany transactions; (v) Manage income tax withholding requirements and submission of withholding tax for both US (FATCA, Form W-9, Form W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, Form 1042's) and non-US matters; (vi) Assist Tax Manager in the implementation and maintenance of international tax structuring projects with international accounting, legal, IT and external tax consultants; (vii) Assist Tax Manager on matters related to global mobility of our workforce; (viii) Research domestic and foreign tax laws pertaining to corporate operations. Recommend policies and procedures necessary to comply with tax laws while satisfying the company's objectives.

 

Requires: Significant experience in tax provision calculations and OneSource Tax Provision software (or other tax provision software) is a must - Big Four Public accounting experience or internal tax department of a US multinational corporation with previous Big Four experience - 2 to 5 years relevant exposure to, or experience in, domestic and international tax matters (tax provision/tax compliance, understanding / knowledge of tax rules) - Solid understanding of intercompany transactions involving multiple currencies - Bachelor's degree in Tax, Accounting, Finance or related field - CPA, CPA Candidate or equivalent qualification preferred Requisite Abilities and/or Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information Proficient in software programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, tax research software and One Source Tax Provision software (or similar tax provision software) The ability to identify opportunity and take early responsibility across a wide spectrum of areas The ability to plan, prioritize workloads and meet deadlines Open to travel (outside of the United States). Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

September 5, 2014

International Accounting Manager

To $85K plus 15% bonus

Portland, OR


As Client's Global Treasury Accounting Manager, you will be a key member of Client's Corporate Controlling team for this $25B+ SEC clothing company. In this role your primary responsibilities will include overseeing the day-to-day accounting and internal controls compliance for Global Treasury activity and reporting. In performing your responsibilities you will build a collaborative working relationship with the Global Treasury team, research accounting treatment for new Global Treasury initiatives, and become the expert in Fair Value and Investment accounting and disclosures. In addition you will partner with Client's local accounting teams around the world to drive consistency in procedures around Treasury accounting. You will manage a Senior Accountant, participating in activities such as work planning, resource optimization, employee goal setting, coaching, and performance monitoring.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
5 years' experience with a Big 4 Public Accounting firm
CPA is required
Ability to identify research and resolve accounting issues
Treasury Accounting and/or Fair Value experience preferred
Experience with international transactions in a large, multinational consumer products company is highly desirable. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com. 

 

September 3, 2014

Manager, Payroll Administration Services

$75,000 - $85,000

Gainesville/ Jacksonville, FL


You will be responsible for the management of the gross-to-net (GTN) payroll operations, systems and the related process, as well as management and development of a staff of four management and four clerical employees for this major transportation organization.

 

Responsibilities include ensuring the timely and accurate production and distribution of payrolls for over 30,000 employees, multiple companies and vendor payments. The position is also responsible for being a strong change agent - driving process and system improvements to enhance both productivity and effectiveness of department. The role serves as a front line contact for advanced payroll issues and requires interaction with field officers, employees, union officials and internal departments. Management of clerical support staff duties includes position and work schedules, payroll approvals, vacation bidding and scheduling, absence or time-off requests and disciplinary actions when needed.


Primary Activities and Responsibilities: Organizing workload and schedules to maximize productivity and ensure that deadlines are met. Coach and perform performance management evaluations for staff. Ensuring effective and timely distribution of employee pay. Managing the payroll deduction process, including garnishments. PeopleSoft systems process and data integrity improvement. Ensuring timely and effective handling of customer service issues related to the GTN pay process. Handling escalated customer service issues. Ensuring sound controls are maintained and followed in accordance with internal/external governance requirements. Compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations. Developing/maintaining strong working relationships with other departments, employees and vendors. Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Qualifications needed for consideration: Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. 1 or more years of supervisory experience.  3 or more years of multi-state payroll experience. Certifications/Licenses: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP). Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 29, 2014

Plant Financial Controller

$95,000 - $105,000 + bonus

near Aiken, SC (see comments)

 

Plant Financial Controller for two auto parts plants in South Carolina with a total of 400+ employees and sales of $90 million. The plants are a part of an international firm with sales in excess of $1.0 billion. This position reports to the Group Controller for Global Operations at the home office in the Detroit area and with dotted reporting to the General Manager who is responsible for the two plants. You will have a total of 5 direct reports. This position's primary location will be near Aiken, SC.

 

Requirements: A BS/BA degree from an accredited institution is required and an MBA is preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience as a Plant Controller and have had at least 3 direct reports when in that capacity. The experience must include significant cost accounting. Our client will only consider applicants with records of strong achievement and who have the talent and desire to be promoted after being in this position for 2 to 3 years.

 

Duties: Provide financial leadership for two multi-shift manufacturing facilities and travel between both locations weekly. Ensure financial targets are achieved and provide analysis of risks to targets and necessary corrective actions. Partner with management team to provide financial guidance on the impact of current and proposed scenarios. Execute and maintain an accurate standard costing system including bill of material usage, material costs, labor hours/rates, and overhead application rates. Evaluate all capital investment requests and provide post-audit results vs. projections. Manage monthly financial closing according to established schedule. Provide weekly and monthly operational and financial reports vs. targets. Prepare monthly forecasts and annual budgets. Manage payroll and accounts payable. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place to safeguard assets and ensure accurate financial results are reported. In addition to the above base salary there is a 10% bonus (which was paid for 2013).

 

Our client will relocate from all sections of the US. However, applicants will only be considered if they will relocate in 2 to 3 years for promotional opportunities in the Detroit area. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 22, 2014

Sr. Financial Analyst

$85,000 - $100,000 + bonus, full benefits and relocation

Santa Barbara, CA

 

TOP TIER MANUFACTURING COMPANY seeks a Sr. Financial Analyst to provide all facets of financial support for group and operations. Position involves management and oversight of various functions, including

1. cost accounting;
2. financial planning;
3. budgeting and forecasting;
4. financial reporting.

Analyst will also be involved in development and initiation of process improvements and liaising and developing strong relationships with internal business staff.

MUST HAVE: Undergraduate degree in finance or accounting, or MBA with same concentrations; finance experience, 5+ years within a manufacturing environment; demonstrated ability to develop strong internal and external working relationships; experience originating and maintaining financial models relating to reporting and operations; knowledge of prevailing data extraction tool or tools;  knowledge of ERP and MRP systems; Background in analyzing cost drivers within a manufacturing environment. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 15, 2014

Manager of Accounting & Contract Administration
to ~$100K

Seoul Korea Office 

Our American client has a new position in Seoul, South Korea. They are part of a Fortune 500 American global food, transport, and energy conglomerate. The Korea office imports about US$100 million in a wide range of agricultural products, but specializes in bulk vegetable oil imported into Korea.

This is a new position due to growth in Korea and the need to have someone manage the local accounting in compliance with USA standards. You will work independently and report directly to the Finance and Accounting Manager in America, so they really need someone who speaks English and understands working for a American firm in Korea and USA reporting standards, including SEC and Sarbanes Oxley regulations, etc. They want someone who is not timid or shy and who can “police” the accounting and contractual realities of working in Korea and food industry experience is not required. Their outside audit firm is KPMG. They will relocate the person from anywhere, but the ideal candidate would be someone who has a US education and CPA who returned to Korea or wants to return.

The following is the client’s Job Description:

Report directly to North American Headquarters (NAHQ) for all matters related to Korea office business, including:

Responsible for timely execution of purchase and sale contracts (timely signed by client trader and related Customer/Supplier within 48 hours of agreement) and all related documents, Timely communication and documentation provided to NAHQ for all contractual commitments on both buy and sell side, Timely delivery of signed purchase and sale contracts. Timely and transparent documentation/confirmation from third parties of all matters related to provisional vs. final product pricing, Timely communication, documentation, and third party verification for all accounts payable and accounts receivable matters, including verify customer payment application instructions directly from related customer, obtain month end confirmation from third parties for all outstanding accounts receivable and accounts payable balances greater than $10,000.00 USD, Timely communication and reconciliation of all inventories related to Korea office business, with particular emphasis on:

Oversight of food oil release program from Company tanks at Shinyang Port, Month end confirmation of all inventories from third parties, work directly with NAHQ to ensure all financial transactions and statement of position are reflected accurately and timely in the Company’s general ledger system and weekly position reports.

Oversee functions specific to Korea office administration, including:

Oversight, reconciliation, and joint approval with NAHQ of all Korea bank account activity,
Oversight of Korea office employee expense reporting and function,
Oversight of Korea office employee payroll function,
Ensure Korea office is in compliance with all state and local tax laws and business statutes and regulations,

Qualifications:

Language fluency in both English and Korean required,
Equivalent of four year degree from accredited University in Accounting required,
Four years experience in general accounting required,
Understanding of U.S. GAAP and/or IFRS concepts required,
Contract administration experience preferred,
Two years controllership experience preferred,
Chartered Accountant (CA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)preferred,
Some Public accounting experience preferred,


Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

August 14, 2014

Senior Associate, Corporate Development
(M&A Economic Evaluation)
To $110K + 20% bonus target

Boston (area), MA

This is an exceptional opportunity to work in the Corporate Headquarters of this global Independent Power Producer to and to contribute to the identification, development and execution of global growth opportunities. You will be responsible for assisting the project manager with all phases of the firm’s business development approach with a specific focus on the economic evaluation of greenfield and acquisition investment opportunities in the energy sector.
 
Reporting to the Director of Development you will interact with a variety of departments including: Business Support Group (Engineering, Operations and HSE), Finance (Accounting, Tax, Treasury and Financial Planning and Analysis), and Legal & Risk Management.  Will also interact with partners, financial institutions, external advisors (legal, technical, etc.) and potentially local/regional governments and government agencies. There will be significant Mergers & Acquisitions initiatives for in which you to play a huge role.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Lead the financial analysis of specific development and acquisition opportunities.Support the identification and development of greenfield and acquisition investment opportunities in the energy sector. Make recommendations regarding specific project opportunities and project advancement.  Participate in the project development/acquisition process by assisting with day to day management of the opportunity including: the financial analysis of development and acquisition opportunities, development and maintenance of project budgets and schedules, evaluating commercial options, participating in due diligence activities and contract negotiations, preparing presentation to management and owners, etc.  Contribute to the development of bid proposal preparation and organization.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education: Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in a relevant discipline, MBA or Masters in Finance a plus, but not required.  
 
SKILLS REQUIRED:
 
Financial modeling and analytical skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Contract management.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Team management skills.
Project Management.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Advanced negotiating skills.
Advanced presentation skills.
 
EXPERIENCE:
 
Strong quantitative background with 1 – 2 years experience in financial analysis.
Prior business experience, with a preference for at least two years experience working in a multi-national company.
Engineering experience helpful.
Experience/exposure to the Independent Power producing industry, oil, or gas a plus.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
 
The ideal candidate will be an intelligent, educated, self-motivated individual. The individual’s personal style will need to be suited to a culture which is entrepreneurial, fast paced, value-driven with very high corporate standards. The individual will need to be very comfortable working in a lean, matrixed, highly customer focused organization with strong ethical standards. The individual needs to be highly motivated and doesn’t need day-to-day guidance and comfortable working cross culturally. Spanish is not required but it would be useful.  Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.
 

August 13, 2014

M&A Tax Senior Manager

To $180,000

California (LA, San Francisco, or San Diego)


The Transaction Advisory Services Tax Senior Manager is an essential team member that will work to ensure engagements are executed timely and that client expectations are met, if not exceeded and support the overall delivery of the national TAS strategy. Our M&A Tax (TAS) practice services include deal structuring, due diligence, post-deal integration, tax attribute management, and opinions and ruling requests.

Serves as a member of multiple client engagement teams, participating in due diligence and structuring engagements related to transactions that private equity and strategic corporate entities pursue. Identifies and analyzes tax risks and opportunities while advising both strategic and private equity buyers and sellers on alternative tax strategies for acquisition, disposition, and restructuring of businesses.  Assists in reviewing and analyzing merger agreements and providing opinion letters.  Reviews, assesses and advises clients regarding the tax computations reflected in their financial models, and assists clients in the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the tax data in their financial projections for the transaction. 

Manages risk and financial performance of engagements including budgeting, billing and collection.  Works closely with and manages colleagues from BDO offices around the world.   Teams with other professionals to identify new marketplace opportunities and grow the BDO TAS practice.  Builds and manages client relationships.  Develops and mentors subordinates in order to support career satisfaction and progression.  Supervises staff on all projects and engagements. 

Preferred Requirements:   Bachelor's degree, J.D., LL.M. in Taxation, and/or Master's in Taxation (MST) from an accredited college/university required.  Seven (7) or more years of relevant experience, with no less than one (1) year of TAS specific experience preferred.  CPA License and/or J.D. preferred.   Experience managing multiple client engagements an client service teams.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to articulate complex information when providing crucial negotiation insights, etc.  Strong self-motivation with the ability to work in a dynamic, time-sensitive environment with varying deliverables and changing requirements .  Must be technically competent across multiple US federal, international and state income tax disciplines.  Fundamental working knowledge of all or essentially all non-income based federal, state and foreign tax regimes, including but not limited to indirect, payroll, property and ad valorem taxes. Understanding of US GAAP, including the accounting for income tax principles.  Experience with tax controversy and procedure.  Ability and willingness to travel, when necessary. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 12, 2014

Accounting Manager

$90,000 - $100,000

Charlotte (Davidson), NC


Multibillion industrial equipment distributor and one of the largest in the world, seeks to hire an Accounting Manager for their Davidson, NC location. Ideally looking for local area candidates. 

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:
1. oversee m/e close and preparation of consolidated financial statements;
2. Review bank recs;
3. Oversee the finance end of due diligence with new integrations;
4. Manage internal and external audit;
5. Review SOX documentation on quarterly basis;
6. Update and document accounting policies and procedures;
7. Implement new accounting software and act as general ledger lead on these implementations.

REQUIRED:
1. Degree in accounting;
2. Eight+ years accounting experience;
3. At least four years managerial experience;
4. Excellent knowledge of internal/external reporting and GAAP;
5. Ability to travel up to 15% of time.

DESIRED: CPA a plus.


Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 12, 2014

Senior Internal Auditor

$50,000 - $65,000 + Bonus

Overland Park, KS (Leawood) or Buena Park, CA)

 

The Company has been nationally ranked by both Fortune magazine and Forbes. We currently have an opening in Leawood, KS for an Internal Auditor reporting to the Internal Audit Manager. This position would require 30%-40% travel throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific. Assist in the identification, documentation and evaluation of the company's financial and operational internal controls. Assist with development and execution of audit scope and testing plans, as well as global risk assessments. Perform and document various audit projects (Sarbanes Oxley Financial, other Financial-related, Compliance, and Operational) at subsidiary locations. Work would include interviews/walkthroughs, audit testing, and documentation of results/deficiencies. Work with internal and external auditors on the Sarbanes Oxley review. Work directly with Audit Director and Audit Manager/Seniors to report results of audit reviews and testing. Assist in the preparation of board quality audit reports to Audit Committee and members of senior management. Job Requirements: Experience in public or internal audit with emphasis on Financial audit and SEC reporting. Big 4 experience a plus.
Bachelor's degree in accounting. CPA and/or MBA are preferred. Excellent analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills; written, oral and presentation. Outstanding organizational skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills Self-motivated and ability to work/travel independently Ability to interact and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Comfort working in an international work environment. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

August 7, 2014

Advisory- Internal Audit

$85,000 - $200,000

Chicago, IL  Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City, KS, Minneapolis, MN, St. Louis, MO, Cincinnati, OH,  Cleveland, OH, New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Dallas, TX.


Advisory Consulting (Internal Audit & Financial Advisory), International Consulting Firm, up to $200K.  Client is looking for Senior Consultants to Directors out of the BIG 4, large 2nd tier CPA firms and large consulting firms, travel up to 50%, client has 20+ offices around the country.  Will look at H1B candidates that have at least 3 years left on the visa, will also look at TN & E3 visas

Recognition: Named a "Top 100 Employer" by Diversity Employers (2012), Named one of the 10 "Best Places to Work for Recent Grads" by Experience, Inc. (2012),  Named a Top 100 Ideal Employer for IT undergraduates by Universum (2011).  Recognized by Consulting Magazine as one of the top five "Best Firms to Work For" in Financial Advisory Services (2011, 2012).  Named one of "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association for Business Resources (2008, 2010, 2011 & 2012).  Named a "Best Place to Work in Minneapolis" by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (2011).  Named a Top Workplace in the Houston Chronicle's annual "Top Workplaces" feature (2011, 2012)

Entrepreneurial Spirit:  Client is a driven organization, enabling rapid growth of their people. Opportunities exist to be involved in company initiatives, marketing/selling and client projects earlier than what you may get at similar levels in other companies.  Client employees have the opportunity to contribute to the success of the leading provider of completely independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting services.  Client employees can help shape the culture of the company as we continue to grow and expand our services.

 Deep expertise:  Client provides the opportunity to develop deep experience in business or technology risk products. We provide customized training programs and allow our people to become 'experts'.

Implementation: Opportunities to "roll up your sleeves" and assist in implementing process or technology oriented solutions as opposed to only recommending them. Due to our independence, our consultants can help be part of the solution and effecting change!

Benefits - full medical, dental and vision insurance; 401K matching; tuition, certification and training material reimbursement; 20 days of vacation + 9 paid Holidays within first 1 year

Incentive Compensation Plan
Our Incentive Compensation Plan was designed with unlimited upside reward potential in both cash and stock ownership, and it has proven to reward consistent with this objective.
Consultant (after 6 months of service) - 4% of base salary
Senior - 10% of base salary
Manager - 12% of base salary
Senior Manager - 14% of base salary
Associate Director - 16% of base salary
Director - 20% of base salary

Specific Needs Now:
Chicago - Process audit and IT Audit, Experienced Consultant through Associate Director
Minneapolis -  IT Audit Seniors
Kansas City - . Process audit and IT Audit, Experienced Consultant through Manager
St. Louis -  IT Audit Experienced Consultant through Manager and Process audit Seniors
Dallas -  Process audit and IT Audit, Experienced Consultant through Seniors
Houston -  IT Audit Seniors
Indianapolis -  Process Manager (urgent need),  Process audit and IT Audit Seniors
Cincinnati -  Process audit and IT Audit Seniors
Cleveland -  Process audit and IT Audit Seniors
NYC -  Process audit and IT Audit Seniors
LA - Process audit and IT Audit Seniors
San Francisco -  Process audit and IT Audit Seniors


Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com and describe location preference(s).

 

August 6, 2014

Corporate International Tax Manager

To $130,000

Orlando, FL

 

Global manufacturing/distribution industry leader of consumer products offers an International Corporate Tax Manager position with strong growth in a very popular Florida location.

This industry leader defines the term "Blue Chip" organization. This company puts a high value on quality of life, skill & career growth and has an opportunity for vertical career tracks along with tremendous benefit and retirement programs. Paid relocation assistance is provided. They are also well known nationally for having an extremely desirable work environment, work-life balance, and company culture as measured by Fortune magazine and internal surveys.

You will create and implement international tax planning strategies; conduct research and review international tax consequences of restructurings and other tax planning transactions. Will perform tax planning for and provide support to international manufacturing and marketing entities.

Responsibilities: Develop efficient foreign cash repatriation planning, utilization of foreign tax credits, and efficient use of various tax attributes.  Research U.S. and foreign tax laws and regulations related to international tax planning strategies and other transactions.  Research and analyze U.S. tax consequences of international restructurings.  Provide technical tax support on transactions and activities involving international marketing and manufacturing entities. Review and create strategies to minimize taxes paid in foreign jurisdictions. Assist regional tax leaders with tax programs designed to achieve regional and worldwide tax efficiencies. Review and analyze current and accumulated earnings pools of all controlled foreign entities in order to maximize U.S. and worldwide benefits derived from each company's tax situation. Partner with Treasury, Financial Reporting and Accounting personnel on tax planning transactions, including coordination of responsibilities to effect the transactions. Discuss with Internal Audit any tax-related transactions which need review at local country level. Develop tax efficient cash repatriation planning, utilization of foreign tax credits and net operating losses in a tax efficient manner. Assist with international portion of worldwide tax provision, including analyzing effect of various tax planning transactions. Assist in international tax portion of federal income tax return. Assist in international tax portion of U.S. audits, as well as all foreign tax audits.

 

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; Master of Science Degree in Taxation or equivalent graduate degree preferred. CPA or equivalent strongly desired and 4+ years of related international tax planning experience with a Big 4 or other major public accounting firm or multinational corporation; excellent knowledge of Subpart F, Foreign Tax Credit and US restructuring rules; and strong US GAAP tax accounting skills. Must be a self-starter with refined research and analytical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work with senior management and demonstrated expertise with MicroSoft Office. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 30, 2014

Financial Analyst/ Accountant

$80,000 - $100,000

Long Island, NY

 

Responsible for the analytical review of Global P&Ls and Balance Sheets to help driving business results through P&L variance analyses, trend analyses, working capital analyses, etc. - Compiles monthly/quarterly Executive Business Review materials, supporting analyses, and quarterly conference call schedules. - Coordinate collection of management information from both North American entities and International businesses. Support planning & budgeting process. Support M&A financial due diligence for late-stage project and post-closing. - Liaise with International markets, Corporate Accounting, and Internal Audit to ensure timely and proper financial reporting/ controls as needed. Prepare and maintain monthly reports and other ad hoc requests as needed.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

Responsible for the analytical review of monthly/quarterly International and Global P&Ls and BS: · Prepare monthly/quarterly Actual P&L variances vs. plan and trend analyses · Perform BS reviews to ensure proper reporting to minimize financial risks, improve Net Working Capital · Prepare ad-hoc analyses to support business decision-making process · Support to monitor CapEx spending/planning · Support forecasting and budgeting process. Compiles monthly/quarterly BoD and Executive Business Review (EBR) meeting materials and quarterly disclosures:  Prepare and gather materials to support the monthly/quarterly BoD and EBR meetings including preparing the supporting schedules, presentations, etc. · Liaise with Corp functions and markets in quarter-end close process to ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial data supporting schedules and financial footnotes for quarterly disclosures -Liaise with International markets, Corporate Accounting, and Internal Audit to ensure timely and proper financial reporting/controls, SOX and quarterly financial controls testing. -Work with International Finance colleagues to help support HFM implementation process. Participate in corporate initiatives to help improving operational effectiveness and optimize various reports/analyses -Work closely with Business Development to provide financial due-diligence support in late-stage projects and post-closing financial activities to help on boarding new businesses. -Prepare and maintain monthly reports and other ad hoc requests as needed. -Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.


Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in accounting/finance. CPA preferred but not required. . Experience with HFM or Essbase a plus. Experience with foreign currency / international companies a plus. Must have undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, finance. WILL CONSIDER ACCOUNTANT with strong analytical skills who is looking to move into financial analysis. Cannot be manager level. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

August 16, 2014

International Accounting Manager

$75,000 - $85,000

Portland, OR

 

International Accounting Manager - Treasury, $25B+ SEC clothing company, Portland, OR, up to $85K plus 15% bonus and small relo, may stretch a bit on comp (targeting 5-7 years of experience) must have CPA


As Client's Global Treasury Accounting Manager, you will be a key member of Client's Corporate Controlling team. In this role your primary responsibilities will include overseeing the day-to-day accounting and internal controls compliance for Global Treasury activity and reporting. In performing your responsibilities you will build a collaborative working relationship with the Global Treasury team, research accounting treatment for new Global Treasury initiatives, and become the expert in Fair Value and Investment accounting and disclosures. In addition you will partner with Client's local accounting teams around the world to drive consistency in procedures around Treasury accounting. You will manage a Senior Accountant, participating in activities such as work planning, resource optimization, employee goal setting, coaching, and performance monitoring.

Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.  5 years' experience with a Big 4 Public Accounting firm. CPA is required.  Ability to identify research and resolve accounting issues.
Treasury Accounting and/or Fair Value experience preferred. Experience with international transactions in a large, multinational consumer products company is highly desirable. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

May 16, 2014

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

$225,000 - $240,000

Birmingham, AL


Medical device manufacturer with corporate offices located near Birmingham Alabama, and approximately 400 employees seeks a Chief Financial Officer to provide leadership on all financial matters and interface and partner with CEO and COO. Position will provide financial leadership, manage global accounting, ensure FASB and GAAP requirements are met, manage FP & A, provide strategic leadership, design systems to ensure SOX compliance, manage investment banking relationships, deal with investors and other ad hoc financial projects.

REQUIREMENTS AS FOLLOWS:
*Finance experience from a public company
*CPA AND MBA
*At least 10 + years experience in finance and accounting, including audit
* Finance experience within a manufacturing environment.
*Ability to travel internationally

DESIRED FEATURES:
*Experience in the medical technology field
* Experience with a global company.
* Some previous CFO experience

Position will have three to four direct reports and report to the company CEO.

Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

Updated August 30, 2014

International Tax Manager

$75,000 - $100,000

Overland Park, KS

 

Job responsibilities: Obtaining and developing calculations and documentation necessary to prepare and support ASC 740 tax provisions. Candidate will obtain source documents from within the company and utilize past tax experience and analytical skills to prepare book to tax adjustments. Preparing journal entries, in both USD and foreign local currencies, as part of the consolidated world-wide ASC 740 tax provision on a legal entity basis and ensure proper presentation in financial systems. Preparing tax provision to tax return reconciliation and related adjusting journal entries. Analyzing non-U.S. general ledger accounts related to tax and preparing roll-forwards of deferred tax accounts. Providing guidance to non-U.S. finance personnel regarding U.S. GAAP treatment of tax related issues. Assisting in continuous improvement efforts related to the efficiency and effectiveness of the non-U.S. tax accounting functions. Managing various projects with outsourced service providers related to non-U.S. tax compliance and advisory services as necessary. Required and Desired Qualifications: Required: A minimum of 6 years tax experience in public accounting or a multinational corporate environment, at least 3 of these years working in International Taxation to be successful in this role. Required: Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and ASC 740 tax accounting. Required: Strong technical and analytical skills. Required: Strong Microsoft Excel and Access skills. Desired: CPA Desired: Proficiency with Corptax Provision software. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

Updated September 16, 2014 – ongoing requirements

In-Charge Auditors for Latin America

Costa Rica, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, São Paulo, Brazil and Ft Lauderdale, Fl

To USD $85K + full medical/dental benefits, 401K, etc.

 

Blue-Chip US Fortune 500 $25B global technology and business leader has numerous auditing positions available in the USA and Latin American.  Proven ability to take a person's career to the next level due to their global leadership and career options and paths - provide real long-term career growth combined with a serious focus on personal enjoyment and satisfaction.

 

Perform financial audits and SOX 404 control reviews as part of an audit team to ensure Division financial statements and controls are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States of America and Company corporate policies and procedures. . Perform audits using a risk-based, process-focused approach that encompasses business strategy analysis. . Perform audit testing on the high risk audit areas, supervise and develop less experienced staff. . Typical career path consists of 2-3 years in Internal Audit resulting in a financial or accounting position at Corporate or one of our 50+ Divisions. For USA jobs you must be legally authorized to work in the US (will consider candidates with H1B visas or on a TN permit).

Requires Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a minimum of 1-2 years experience in a Big 4 or other major public accounting firm environment with significant exposure to risk-based integrated audits. . MUST have strong English skills. . MUST be willing to travel 80% of the time within Latin America. . Base salary range is open. . MUST have audit, not consulting experience. . MUST have external integrated audit experience.  Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese highly desired. Fluency in English required (CA/CPA highly desired) Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

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