Controller

Career opportunity at Viessmann

Our mission is to become the world's leading digital player in the residential, commercial and industrial heating and cooling space. Our group's foundation as a 100% family business was laid out in 1917. Innovation is the key growth driver of our business. Become part of the Viessmann family, with 11,600 colleagues in 74 countries. Let's push past our current revenues of US$ 2.5bn by developing customer centric solutions for our strategic growth market in North America!
 

About the position:

  • Ensure application of internal controls throughout organizational processes as they relate to finance
  • Ensure compliance with all entity based legal and accounting requirements under US GAAP and Canadian ASPE as well as guidelines and procedures of the Viessmann Group 
  • Drive continuous improvement of internal processes and procedures to increase efficiencies and productivity; ensure documentation of most current processes
  • Direct and manage the accounting function for North America including general accounting, sales taxes, payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Manage timelines and due dates for accounting related items
  • Train and develop team members
  • Review weekly cash flow, accounts receivables and monitor Daily Sales Outstanding (DSO)
  • Review and approve cash disbursements including forward options
  • Support monthly consolidation of accounting data with corporate office 
  • Preparation of various reports for external and internal stakeholders including statistical reporting
  • Organize and manage the annual year-end audit
  • Additional tasks as may be required during the course of the business year


Who we're looking for:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business/Accounting
  • CPA designation 
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a Controller position
  • Leadership experience
  • Must have SAP experience
  • Familiar with Google Suite of office products including Google Sheets
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP and ASPE; good understanding of the complete range of accounting procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • German language skills are an asset
  • Ability to travel internationally


We offer:

  • A challenging position with responsibility and a strong development perspective
  • Flex time to adapt work to your personal needs
  • Our open corporate culture is characterized by an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoyment of work and flat hierarchies
  • An international, dedicated and highly motivated team
  • Cutting edge IT environment with G-Suite: Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, Hangouts, etc.


Up for a challenge?

You are welcome to send your application to JagG@viessmann.com

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