Corporate Controller

Company: Schneider Electric ( Learn More )

General Information
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At least 5 year(s)
Up to 25%
Job Description

Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:

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PELCO by Schneider Electric – United States – Fresno, California
PELCO by Schneider Electric understands information is critical to success, which is why we are singularly focused on the development of video surveillance and security solutions, providing our customers the information necessary to make real-time, business-enabling decisions. From the recently introduced VideoXpert video management platform to our industry-leading selection of IP cameras and accessories, PELCO is committed to designing and delivering a broad range of high-quality, IP video security products and systems complemented with an unparalleled level of customer support and services. Learn more about PELCO by Schneider Electric at

The PELCO Corporate Controller is responsible for oversight of PELCO’s financial results in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the United States and provides financial information to Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) to meet external and internal reporting requirements. The Controller position is responsible for supervising accounting subordinates and reports to PELCO’s Chief Financial Officer. The positon is located in Fresno, California.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Drives PELCO’s close process.

  • Ensures integrity and compliance for PELCO transactional processing, including G/L, accounting, cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, royalties and fixed assets.

  • Delivers financial reports to HFM to meet internal and external reporting requirements.

  • Act as a financial liaison between PELCO and other Schneider entities/departments, to include: shared services finance, treasury, legal, and internal audit.

  • Maintains key internal controls and external audit requirements.

  • Ensures key control activities occur on a regular and periodic basis, ensuring controls are working properly.

  • Maintains GAAP and IFRS financial reporting requirements.

  • Responsible for PELCO reporting and financial planning.

  • Drives PELCO forecasting and budgeting process and anticipates risks and opportunities on a medium term.

  • Conducts variance analysis against budget and forecast, presenting results to key stakeholders.

  • Generates and communicates PELCO financial performance to key stakeholders.

  • Develops and conducts cost review meetings with key stakeholders.

  • Develops financials and assists in the development of business case(s), as required.

  • Prepares/coordinates financial operations review materials and documents, as required.

  • Manages all accounting functions and systems. Maintains and ensures accuracy of all accounting records.

  • Prepares/develops budgets by establishing schedules, collecting, analyzing and consolidating financial data. Communicate budget structure and requirements to key stakeholders.

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing company policies, procedures and controls.

  • Proposes recommendations to correct inefficiencies or to further improve efficiency.

  • Manages financial staff.

  • Job RequirementsThis job might be for you if have, are, or possess:       

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Finance or Business).
    • A certificated public accountant (CPA).
    • At least ten years’ experience analyzing a standalone company performance.
    • Expert level (relevant and ‘hands-on’ experience) understanding of financial processes with experience in process improvement.
    • At least five years’ experience either in consulting firm or audit (Big Four); internal experience, such as operational or financial functions, strongly preferred.
    • At least five years’ managerial experience.
    • In depth treasury and tax understanding
    • Strong communications skills with the ability to influence organization to accept change and develop a quality and reliability culture within the business, and at the partner level.
    • Have the ability/fortitude to make difficult decisions and ensure relevant and necessary processes/guidelines are followed.        
    We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:

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