Flowserve Corporation Financial Controller (F/H) in Martigues, France

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Basic Position

The Management Accountant is primarily responsible for the daily management accounting tasks and also supporting the financial accounting function complying with local GAAP & US GAAP reporting requirements covering the AMSS QRC Operations in France (Martigues) and Madagascar. The basic financial accounting tasks will be primarily managed by the Shared Service center in Hungary and at the same time the position works in close cooperation with the finance team located in our main facility in Arnage, France. The focus is to enable an efficient management accounting process working closely with all functions and operations resulting into solid analytics and reporting, supporting the business units to achieve company’s goals.

Reporting Line

The position of Management Accountant reports directly to the AMSS EMA Regional Controller covering Continental Europe with matrix to the country Controller or designated manager for statutory reporting and compliance purposes.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy of activities related to accounting close, forecasting and annual budgets

  • Ensure full range of financial analysis, including variance analysis, opportunity/risk analysis and the identification and communication of action-oriented items to Senior Functional Management

  • Identify, analyze and execute opportunities for enhancing financial controls, cost containment, financial efficiencies and productivity enhancements

  • Assist with special projects, coordinate financial presentations, participate in Leadership Meetings and provide financial consultation and education on strategic initiatives

  • Coordinate financial reporting activities with those of the other functional reporting personnel to ensure that total corporate financial results are accurately and timely analyzed and reported to Finance Management and external auditors

  • Support the overall Divisional and Corporate forecasting and budgeting processes and logistics

  • Identify and execute opportunities for improvement in the accounting, forecasting and budgeting processes, both from a business process and system perspective

  • Work closely with Corporate and Division FP&A to ensure informational needs and deadlines are met

  • Work closely with Corporate Accounting to ensure that there are no accounting 'surprises'

  • Educate functional management on relevant accounting, forecasting and budgeting matters

  • Work with local finance team to provide support & competencies on main accounting area on local or US GAAP

  • Assist with special projects as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or above in Finance and Accounting

  • 7+ years Finance and Accounting related experience

  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirements

  • Able to effectively communicate in English and interact with a diverse group of people, including Corporate Functional Management and Corporate Finance Management

  • 'Can do' attitude with the ability to constructively challenge the status quo and find solutions

  • Able to multi-task in high pressure, time-constrained situations, as well as delegate when and where appropriate

  • Attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to package and present information in an effective and efficient manner to Senior Functional and Corporate Finance Management

  • Successful experience in a matrix reporting environment

  • Work autonomously; judgment to involve Management when needed

  • Able to gain the trust and confidence of the Functions being supported while maintaining the necessary control and transparency around the results

  • Knowledge and experience of SAP BPC Reporting tool

  • Excellent PC skills including Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Financial Controller (F/H)

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

5%

Job Posting Category:

Finance & Accounting

Primary Posting Location:

Martigues, FR

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

No

Auto req ID:

42051BR

Country:

France

Preferences:

na

42051BR