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•The position will be part of the Controller's group within MasterCard LAC's Finance division, reporting to the LAC Regional Controller.
•The LAC Controllers Group is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the US GAAP financials in partnership with the GBSC (Global Business Service Center), ensuring local statutory reporting compliance as well as providing support to the business teams across a number of areas including accounting and internal controls.
•The role will provide oversight for the regional rebates and incentives as well as pricing and billing operations in partnership with the GBSC.
•Other job responsibilities will include tasks to support the LAC Region's accounting and reporting in accordance with Corporate policies and US GAAP and SEC requirements.
Questions that describe the attributes of a good candidate.
- Do you have Big 4 and/or controllership advanced levels of expertise?
- Do you want to be part of a highly collaborative, fast paced and challenging environment?
- Do you have a continuous process improvement mindset?
- Have you led large/complex/cross-functional projects on a global or regional scale?
•Ensures integrity and accuracy of financials for the Region/BU supported and has primary responsibility for ensuring company compliance with external and Corporate accounting requirements, both from a US GAAP as well as local statutory perspective.
•Guides financial decisions related to business transactions including acquisitions and investments by providing accounting/regulatory advice and by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
•Provides accounting guidance to the business for deal structures, intercompany arrangements, business ventures, etc.
•Provides guidance on complex issues and prepares technical accounting memorandums in response. Consults with Corporate Accounting as appropriate.
•Supports the Corporate Controller's ORM (Operational Risk Management) initiative by leading assessments and partnering with the business on evaluating the risks and controls as well as efficiency of business processes outside accounting and financial reporting.
•Ensures ongoing compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements in partnership with outside providers; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports and advising management on needed actions.
•Manages statutory reporting, providing support and guidance and ensuring cohesive teamwork throughout.
•Manages the teams responsible for the oversight of the Rebates and Incentives accounting as well as Billing/Pricing implementation processes
•Also provides oversight on the Region's bank administration in compliance with Corporate Treasury policies.
All About You
In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:
•Extensive experience and advanced level of expertise in accounting controls and financial processes within a global organization or within a Big 4 Firm. A mix of industry and Big 4 experience is preferred. CPA required
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; Masters Degree is a plus
•Strong technical accounting knowledge including US and/or IFRS
•Strong knowledge of Internal Controls concepts and Sarbanes Oxley regulations
•Drives continual process improvement agenda, demonstrated ability in challenging and improving processes
•Demonstrated business acumen with the ability to provide solutions that drive positive results
•Influencer who uses analytical and leadership skills to achieve goals
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