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Accounting Controller

Description


As a independent subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc, Molex makes a connected world possible by enabling technology that transforms the future and improves lives. By continually adapting to help customers advance designs in the areas of greatest impact, Molex joins those who share the mission to create breakthroughs that propel the world forward. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full range of connectivity solutions for markets that include data communications, medical, industrial, automotive and consumer electronics.

Culture:

Working at Molex means working in an international company where corporate values are set on high regard. Molex is an open, informal and valued-based company.

Molex gives you space to take your own initiative and besides that it is appreciated to take your own responsibility. At the start of the year, you and your manager set out the goals you would like to achieve by the end of the year. Within the informal culture of Molex there are short lines of communication and working hard is part of the job because you need to develop yourself constantly within a rapidly changing environment.

As an Accounting controller you are based in the regional HUB and responsible to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, both US GAAP and statutory GAAP, of focus areas by liaising with business functions, finance business partners and Koch financial services and leverage capabilities.

You interact with key stakeholders in the respective entities, business units and division(s), Koch global and regional finance organizations, GPO (global process owner), Koch Tax and legal, Government authorities, in- and external auditors and advisors.

This role reports to the GBS Regional Hub lead.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • The linking pin between the finance execution centres (Koch financial services and Leverage capabilities) and the business with the purpose to ensure the numbers are accurate and timely reported – take ownership of the end-result
  • Regularly review the balance sheet and P&L to ensure that it reflects reality by looking back and looking ahead to manage expectations
  • Participate in finance related optimization and integration projects
  • Supporting the business partners with financial reporting related queries – primary contact for the business
  • Drive operational excellence in the execution centres by advising and coaching on process execution
  • Identifying process improvement initiatives and aligning with business partners on decision making process
  • Accountable and responsible for correct periodic corporate reporting
  • Involved in implementing process, internal control and tax improvement initiatives
  • Final approval of statutory filings
  • Managing operational tax related queries from the business partner
  • Ensure finance master data is accurate and reflects business needs.


The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Master in Finance, Accounting or Controlling. Post-Master Accountancy is preferred (RA, CPA)
  • Relevant experience which includes working in a corporate multinational finance organization
  • Experience in working within a shared Service Centre concept
  • Experience in transition and/or transforming financial processes
  • Good system knowledge (SAP is preferred)
  • Involved in/managing IT optimization projects are preferred
  • Solid understanding of USGAAP, local GAAP and tax accounting principles applicable to the entities supported.
  • Fluent in English, both oral and in writing.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Influencing skills and the ability to relay a message to different levels in the organization
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Can-do mentality and always striving for excellence
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • The ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Ability to work in teams with diverse talent and experience in a fast-paced international environment
  • Good understanding of international conventions and practices, business etiquette and customs is preferred
  • Able to look ahead, gain insights and manage expectations
  • Be a self starter and work independently.

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