Regional Compliance Manager
Job Purpose & Scope
Responsible for leading and ensuring the successful adherence to all compliance requirements such as SOX, DOJ, Audits etc throughout all entities in Building Efficiency Europe & Africa. Ensure corporate Policies and Ethic Guidelines are adhered to.
Leads E/A team of SOX controllers
Scope: shared S&S / Ind ref - Geographical scope: E/A
Business & Financials
Assist Finance Managers in ensuring effective financial and operational internal controls are in place and operating as designed.
Ensure all countries within the area of responsibility meet the SOX requirements.
Support local management with the documentation of key controls for all process matrices.
Support local management in the evaluation of the effectiveness of internal controls and support them in developing action plans to cover such identified gaps in a timely manner.
Liaison with internal and external auditors for SOX purposes, internal and external audits, statutory and US GAAP audit engagements and limited reviews etc.
Review internal and external audit reports with local Finance Managers and assist local management in developing responses to these reports. Also support local operations in developing action for items noted in these internal and external audit reports. Ensure developed action plans are complied with in a timely manner.
In discussion with Senior Management, organize & perform periodic balance sheet reviews of operations within S&S Europe and Africa. Ensure remediation plans are completed timely.
Ensure local entities are providing data in compliance with US GAAP and the companies policies and procedures.
Coordinate on behalf of the Senior Management the preparation and timely submission of the quarterly Management Representation Letters.
Support Senior Management in developing policies and procedures to strengthen the control and financial reporting environment. Have an active role in the maintenance of the Building Efficiency Business Operating System (BE BOS).
Lead initiatives of improving the control environment for the countries outside of SOX scope, with increased focus on small and mid-size operations.
Support as required acquisitions done within BE E/A with such activities, but not limited to valuations and due diligence of target companies.
Lead special projects as assigned (acquisition due diligence, acquisition integration, etc.)
In addition to the above mentioned tasks, other activities and responsibilities may be individually defined.
People & Organization
Build a climate that energizes team members and drives accountability
Recruit, hire, and retain finance staff
Prepare and deliver clear performance expectations, performance reviews and development plans for direct reports, teaming with the appropriate matrix functional manager. Ensure a consistent level of coaching.
Develop improvement plans for those employees who are not performing up to expectations and possibly assume some training/skill building activities as required.
Master or Bachelors degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
Over 7 years experience working with an American multinational corporation in a Finance Management position
Several years auditing experience
Demonstrate business acumen
Experience in working successfully in a multinational, matrix driven organization
Analytical and process oriented
Drive accountability and results
Solid experience with developing teams
Track record in driving operational and financial discipline and in creating team cultures in which processes and control tools are continuously evaluated, where results are measured, reported and recognized
Cross cultural awareness
About the Company
About the Company
Binding Partnerships is an exceptional provider of executive search and bespoke recruitment solutions.
With offices located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi we are perfectly positioned to service the growing needs of clients and candidates across the Middle East.
By working in partnership with both our clients and candidates, listening to their needs, researching and then offering confidential, practical and informed advice and solutions we are able to build long-term relationships with the professionals with whom we work.