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Controller - Ciudad de Mexico (Polanco) (Mexico City)

LEVEL OF POSITION
Protected content charge of the Controlling processes and reportings for the Mexican affiliate belonging to a European international company.
•Reports to Manager of Finance and Accounting of local affiliate.
•Annual Turnover: 70 M MXN .
•Business Activity focused on services mainly field of outsourcing with national and international clients, no handling of physical merchandise, logistics or inventories, minimal capital, but international financial movements.

SCOPE
•Take ownership of all the Controlling processes, reportings and financial analysis; developing and adapting these to the evolving needs of the business.
•Responsible for controlling the Finance processes of the entity : completeness of invoicing, accurate and veracious Accounting records (correct usage of account, cost centers, provisions, journal entry description), correctness and follow-up of credit notes.
•In charge of providing accurate, user-friendly, up-to-date financial analysis reflecting the financial situation and profitability of the business on a regular basis (weekly, monthly, quarterly) concerning P&L, Bank balance, Cash flow forecast, margin per client, receivables aging balance, overheads.
•Provide detailed profitability analysis of each client, as well as responding to any requirement of data or analytics from client.
•Coordinate the monthly and yearly closings according to schedule and presenting the financial results in the format of an analytical Business Review according to schedule.
•Ensure that principles of Internal Control are applied through the Finance department under the lead of the Finance Manager.
•Build yearly budget and regular updated forecasts; analyse deviations.
•Establish a process of cost control of entity’s fixed costs; alert to anomalies and provide suggestions of optimization (esp with regard to VAT and tax deductibility).
•Set-up effective communication with Finance department (esp Controller) at HQ (Netherlands) for effective cooperation and synergies.
•Back-up of Sr Accountant of entity.

CONTEXT
•Complex environment of business sector of outsourcing, with its strict and constantly evolving regulatory framework.
•Strong input and dedication needed in establishing a culture of Controlling processes.
•Mexican Business Operations that need to be made understandable to European Senior Management.

AIM
•Establish thorough and complete controlling processes throughout the Finance department.
•Provide extensive, concise and clear analytics of the financial health and profitability of the business.
•Achieve full confidence of Management of the veracity and reliability of financial information.

REQUIRED PROFILE
Protected content Degree in a Business, Economics, Accounting, or relating field.
Protected content experience: Minimum Protected content , preferably in an international company.
•Languages: Fluent English and Spanish
Protected content skills: Microsoft Office (esp. excel), ERP, PowerPoint.
•Soft skills: numerical & analytical skills, attention to detail, sense of urgency/priorities, , ability to work under pressure, initiative, ability to see the big picture, excellent communication & presentation skills.

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