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Financial Controller with knowledge of USGAAP and SOX
About Our Client
Valvoline are international suppliers of lubricants, chemicals and car care including car and motorcycle engine oils.
150 years ago, Dr. John Ellis developed a petroleum-based lubricant for steam engines, and ever since, Valvoline has worked to repeatedly innovate and bring only the highest quality motor oils, lubricants and cleaners to market. We are building the world's leading engine and automotive maintenance business and our vow is to bring "Hands On Expertise" for the benefit of our customers every day, moving the business forward with speed and excellence
Ensure compliance with US GAAP / Local GAAP requirements / SOX / Tax Compliance;
Interaction with General Ledger Accountants in Delhi (India);
Accountable for the preparation of specifications/reconciliations and documentation of financial data, e.g. the financial statements (prepared in Delhi, India);
Responsible for local statutory and tax requirements according to legally required timelines;
Continuous improvement of the financial processes;
Responsible for the accounting of the holding companies in EMEA and one or more designated operating companies.
Coordination and execution of the month end closing activities of the entities according to closing
schedule and in line with both US GAAP and internal accounting guide lines;
Responsible for the monthly tax calculations & schedules;
Coordination and/or preparation of entries that are needed based on monitoring of the financial
results during the month and closing;
Liaise with Accounting team in GBS Delhi (India) on preparation and progress of the closing.
Identify country specific Legal & Statutory requirements (e.g. content, format, filing due dates, penalties);
Compile Statutory Accounts and Tax Returns (e.g. coordinate completion of Statutory Accounts, prepare Financial Statements, prepare Notes to the Financial Statements, prepare Management
Report, file Financial Statements and Tax Returns to local authorities);
Prepare and document year-end Balance Sheet Specifications (reconciliation, G/L account breakdown, supporting documentation);
Participate in and coordinate activities to comply to other local reporting;
Keep close contact with with Business Controller on matters related to gross profit e.g. monitor sales accruals, take corrective actions in operating results;
Contact with external and internal auditors;
Identify, valuate and quantify any Internal risks;
Ensures SOX compliance for the locations in the country/countries;
Back up for the Financial Controller in EMEA;
Participate in special (ad-hoc) projects;
Participate in tax audits in EMEA region.
The Successful Applicant
- Education at HBO/University level
- Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant financial experience in a multinational environment.
- Professional level of knowledge of modern accounting practices.
- Good understanding of US GAAP reporting.
- Good understanding of Local GAAP reporting & Tax regulations for countries of responsibility.
- Experience with Internal Controls (SOX).
- Good understanding of the use and application of ERP systems (SAP preferred).
- Good understanding of the use and application of other IT software (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
- Experience with cultural diversity.
- Pro-active, hands on mentality, convincing, motivated, team player and leadership skills.
- Fluency in English, both verbal and written and Dutch.
What's on Offer
An exciting role in an international and dynamic working environment. This role comes with a competitive base salary, participation in the local sales incentive plan based on results and performance, a company laptop and iPhone and a medical insurance allowance.