Honeywell Division Controller in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Division Controller of Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT), is based at the HBT Headquarters in Atlanta GA, and is a contributing team member in the Corporate Controller’s organization. This role is responsible for applying corporate accounting policies and implementing accounting procedures that comply with these policies. The role is the HBT controllership point of contact for technical accounting issues, including business combinations and divestiture accounting, foreign currency matters, long-term project accounting, revenue recognition, restructuring and repositioning, asset impairment, and other areas.
This role will also act as the Country Finance Leader for the HBT US and Canada general ledgers and ensure that the entities operate under the highest compliance standards. Responsibilities include managing and enforcing accounting policies and governance, conducting detailed balance sheet reviews, coordinating monthly closing activities, external financial reporting deliverables, and the quarterly representation letter process, and monitoring the design and operation of internal controls.
This position will work with global and regional finance/controllership groups and ensure compliance with all process and month-end close requirements. The role will work with and support other Honeywell Strategic Business Groups (SBGs or Business Segments) and corporate initiatives, including assisting with other SBG balance sheet reviews, audit support, and working with peer controllers on process improvements.
PROFILE OF THIS POSITION:
Leverage your knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting and SEC reporting requirements
Manage a team of controllership analysts
Oversee the effective controls, processing, and reporting for multiple business units, each with their own general ledger. Provide key partnerships with commercial finance teams that manage these business units.
HBT has various revenue streams and continues to expand with new product initiatives, this role will support and partner with commercial business teams to establish sound business models and proper revenue recognition processes.
Oversee an effective account reconciliation program complete with process improvement guidance as needed for the HBT US and Canada business units, with several ledger accounts that require reconciliation and are managed at regional and global finance centers.
Provide guidance and mentoring to global and regional finance support teams to sustain an environment of continuous improvement.
Provide technical accounting and policy expertise
Support Mergers & Acquisitions, due diligence, purchase accounting, and integration planning
Collaborations with tax and treasury on key priorities
Support system Conversions
Manage the monthly and quarterly close processes for all respective HBT business entities.
Oversee finance and business policy governance, including remediation of noted observations.
Driving performance improvements over multiple finance functions
Leadership presence in overseeing business and finance corrective actions
Special projects as determined by Controller
YOU MUST HAVE:
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
Minimum 7 years of finance oversight and operational work experience
Minimum 3 years of experience with SAP
Minimum 3 years of controllership experience
Minimum 5 years in Public Accounting
Excellent technical knowledge of finance systems.
Significant operational business experience.
Excellent communication and influencing skills
Strong work experience in internal controls and SOX compliance
Effective leadership skills, particularly in managing staff in multi-tasking environments
Self-motivated, driving business initiatives.
Demonstrates ability to deliver on complex situations
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.