Region Controller
Job Description

The Region Controller leads and coordinates all financial activities of the business region.  The chosen candidate is responsible for implementation of all financial policies, procedures and internal controls.
•  Develop strategic and operational plans to achieve results and ensure alignment with company goals and objectives
•  Set goals for the work group, manage execution and measure results
•  Select, manage, evaluate and develop staff
•  Oversee the application of accounting principles, practices and procedures concerning the maintenance of fiscal records and preparation of financial reports
•  Manage business planning and forecasting, variance analysis, and cost control
•  Manage general and property accounting, cost accounting, and budgetary control
•  Generate accurate and timely budgets, forecasts and operational performance reports
•  Track and report key performance indicators; evaluate operating results in terms of cost, budget, operating policies, trends and increased profit opportunities
•  Partner effectively with business unit management
•  Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting and promote the practice of continuous improvement
•  Prepare financial and management reports, present findings, and recommend courses of action
•  Oversee financial controls and ensure that compliance checklists are completed
•  Oversee asset management and work with other functional units to reduce assets through effective inventory control practices
•  Identify, document and report potentially fraudulent or unethical business practices
•  Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements

  
•  Understanding of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles  
•  Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations  
•  Knowledge of generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)  
•  Understanding of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis  
•  Strong interpersonal skills   
•  Strong verbal and written communications skills   
•  Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections  
•  Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and to simultaneously manage several projects  
•  Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings  
•  Understanding of automated financial and accounting reporting systemsEXPERIENCE  
•  Minimum of 3 years of experience in senior-level finance or accounting position  
•  Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and strategic management in a similar industry requiredEDUCATION  
•  Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field required; Master's degree in same fields preferred  
•  CPA or CMA certification preferred

Company Overview

WESCO International is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor; we are a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs, increase efficiency through WESCO Value Creation and save energy with green and sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company, our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service and results that exceed customer expectations.

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