• Assistant Financial Controller

    Location(s) US-VA-Herndon
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • About the Role

    The Assistant Financial Controller is an integral role that will support and guide an international team during monthly, quarterly and year-end close cycles; be point for internal and external financial audits; coordinate internal control and operational policies; and other duties as assigned.


    Essential Responsibilities: 

    • Will work closely with the Financial Controller to develop and maintain centres of excellence in operational accountancy (Billing, Collection, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Tax, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, and Analytics)
    • Lead a team to timely, accurately and holistically compile all financial data
    • Respond timely and accurately to internal / external audit requests
    • Assist/support/fill-in for team members during peak-volume periods
    • Respond to international, federal, state and local income, sales and withholding tax queries
    • Provide process and system training to all ERP users
    • Compile supporting data and analytics to construct forecasts and budgets
    • Provide guidance and support on matters of pricing and activity-based costing
    • Empower the Americas finance and operational teams to challenge our processes in the spirit of maximizing our value proposition to our customers

    About You

    This great opportunity for an ambitious professional to gain visibility within the organization.


    We seek someone who meets all of the following criteria:

    • University degree in accounting, finance, economics or internationally recognized accountancy qualification
    • MS or MBA in Accounting/Finance preferred
    • CPA or equivalent international certificate preferred
    • Ten (10) years public or private experience in a general ledger environment
    • Five (5) years supervisory experience with 5 or more direct reports
    • Five (5) years financial statement preparation and reporting responsibility
    • Two (2) years forecasting / budgeting experience
    • English is required, Spanish is a plus

    About BSI

    Our ambition is to be recognized and valued globally as a best-in-class company; a client-driven, efficiently-run, growing business. BSI has come a long way since being founded in 1901. Today, we're a global business services organization, respected world over for the development of standards; assessment of management systems; testing and certification of products and services; providing software solutions; and the delivery of training courses. We offer diverse career paths from auditing to sales, product development to finance, and from IT to marketing.


    With around 4,000 employees working with over 80,000 clients in 172 countries it means that career opportunities are vast. BSI challenges mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth.


    Our Vision: "To be the global business improvement partner of choice."

    Our Mission: "To help organizations embed excellence", and states our shared purpose.

    Our Values: "Integrity - Continual improvement - Inclusivity", guide us in the way we work and help us deliver our Vision and Mission.


    What we offer:

    BSI offers a competitive salary, group-sponsored health and dental, short-term and long-term disability, a company-matched 401k plan, company paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and 4 weeks paid time off.


    BSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity.





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