Finance Controller


Job Location

Houston Guyana


Position Objectives & Description

The Controller is responsible for the relevance, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of transaction processing, internal and external financial reporting, tax, and other compliance reporting.

The Controller will ensure the existence of internal controls over financial reporting through a documented risk and control matrix referring to the existence of written policies and adequately designed processes that are regularly tested for operating effectiveness. The Controller ensures that jobs, duties, and system access rights are such that there is an adequate segregation of duties which minimizes the risk of fraud. 

The Controller shall manage the budgeting, forecasting, price and cost reporting, and analysis processes for current and future financial performance. The Controller will design, conduct, or oversee various financial analysis which includes regular and recurring variance analysis, price and cost accounting and analysis, price-volume-mix analysis, and product/service/project/program/business/division level business cases regarding investment or financial performance.

The Controller shall design, configure, operate, maintain, and control access to systems related to transaction processing, sales, procurement, inventory, financial reporting, compliance, financial analysis, and cost accounting.

The Controller is accountable for recruiting, retaining, training, and managing all Accounting and Finance staff. The Controller ensures there are written roles and responsibilities, performance objectives, performance appraisals, training objectives, and succession plans for each role within Accounting and Finance. The Controller is responsible for the engagement and satisfaction of Accounting and Finance staff while ensuring there is always adequate personnel to ensure the proper operation of business activities


  • An accounting designation or equivalent.

  • 4-6 years of senior level experience

  • Leading and supervising a team

  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.

  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


  • Conduct or coordinate transactions, reports, and audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with federal requirements and statutes.

  • Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and external accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities.

  • Create and maintain written organizational policies and procedures. Knowledgeable about federal policies, regulations or acts and directives, and current accounting standards.

  • Monitor financial activities, contracts, and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.

  • Prepare and file monthly, quarterly, or annual tax returns or prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns.

  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.

  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties.

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals.

  • Other tasks necessary to achieve the position objective and description above.

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