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Controller (General Accounting) - NA Job
Duluth, GA

Controller (General Accounting) - NA Job
Duluth, GA

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AGCO is currently seeking a Controller of General Accounting to join the North America Finance team in Duluth, GA, reporting to the Director, North America Accounting and Operations. The Controller’s primary responsibilities are overseeing the accounting practices, SOX controls and general accounting policy for the North American region which includes ensuring the general ledger is in accordance with US GAAP. The Controller will be a key member of the North America Finance team and will be the main point of contact for Corporate Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit and External Audit teams.  The Controller will also work closely with local functional teams, site operations and other regions.

Job Function and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the accounting function within North America, as well as the recording of corporate entries
  • Ensure legal entity financial statements are accurate (in accordance with US GAAP), including the regional cash flow
  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual close processes
  • Ensure regional management reporting is accurately stated
  • Ensure business SOX controls are designed and operating effectively for the region
  • Serve as the primary contact for the Corporate Financial Reporting, Internal and External Audit, Tax and Treasury
  • Provide meaningful analysis and support for ad hoc requests, projects and other duties as requested by the Director or VP of Finance




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA required
  • MBA preferred


Qualifications and Experience

  • 10+ years of work experience
  • 4+ years of management/supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP, JD Edwards and OneStream are preferred
  • High-level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to identify and implement process improvements
  • Proven leadership ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic and tenacity to drive process improvements
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an extensive amount of independent thinking are required
  • Proactive and self-motivated finance professional. Must possess the ability to navigate and succeed with in a large and complex organization
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, specifically proficient with Excel


Additional Requirements

  • Minimal travel required


Management Responsibility

  • This position will manage a team of ten with the assistance of 3 direct reports/managers.


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