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Financial Controller

Company: Newcold
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Individual is a key member of the regional Finance team in Chicago, IL. Working with multiple departments including (but not limited to) operations, projects and business development. Individual who independently manages themselves and their assigned responsibilities. Individual must be a self-starter who possesses excellent analytical skills and the ability to work independently. Individual will provide analysis and management of, revenues and costs to maximize profitability through the outlined responsibilities and tasks. Position plays a key role in managing the Finance functions through an attitude of continues and improvement and collaboration with operations. As such is expected to help maintain a professional culture in line with companys values and ensure that a positive attitude is embedded within the team on site. Position is part of the regional finance team and reports to the US Finance Lead
Business objectives
Intended results

  • Costs are controlled in line with budgeted expectations.
  • Operations that are in compliance with internal and external needs and requirements.
  • Contributing to ensure a NewCold culture is apparent resulting in employee engagement.
  • Helping to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Responsibilities
    • Owner of planning and control cycle (AOP, monthly reporting, forecast).
    • Timely submission and coordination of reporting packages.
    • Monitoring and reacting to financial results and working with operations to identify and share improvement ideas.
    • Working within different departments to provide guidance, financial expertise and a resource for future growth.
    • Fostering a cost conscious culture but focused on achieving high levels of customer service.
    • Working with the managers on improvement initiatives to reduce cost.
    • Record retention in accordance with approved policies.
    • Maintenance and creation of strong internal controls.
    • Addressing finance needs and deadlines in advance.
    • Working with outside service providers (Accounting, Tax, Benefits, etc.) to ensure compliance and deadlines are met.
    • Timely adherence to monthly and annual reporting requirements. Core tasks
      • Assisting the preparation of monthly financial statements and management comments.
      • Complete agreed internal reporting and communication as required
      • Assisting with timely and accurate completion of weekly cash flow projections.
      • Assisting in the annual budget completion with Finance and Operations.
      • Supports the shared service center regarding recurring accounting transactions and closing process.
      • Reviews accounting records for accuracy.
      • Works with outside finance service providers related to local, regional and national compliance and deadlines.
      • Coordinates the execution of Finance and policies with regional office and headquarters (e.g. taxes, fees, incentives). Additional tasks
        • Assisting the operation as required by the site, including:
        • Support business initiatives in but not limited to Business Development as and when required.
        • Continually look to opportunities for improvement.
        • Other tasks as assigned
          Educational Requirements Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field preferred Experience Requirements 7-10+ years of experience in finance, accounting or related field
          More about us at NewCold
          NewCold is service provider in cold chain logistics with a focus on the development and operation of large, highly automated cold stores. By offering advanced logistic services worldwide, NewCold strives to be crucial in the cold chain of leading food companies. We use the latest technology to empower our people, to handle food responsibly and to guarantee food safety in a sustainable way. We challenge the industry, believe in long-term partnerships, and deliver solid investment opportunities that enable next generation logistic solutions.by Jobble

Keywords: Newcold, Chicago , Financial Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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