Senior Director - Segment Controller


Lead the accounting function for the Hughes segment, including consolidations and equity accounting, inventory and project cost management and all other aspects related to the general ledger
Manage the overall month end close and operational processes in connection with related party transactions and support to the business segments and divisions
Review the monthly and quarterly results with senior financial management
Maintain financial records and ensure compliancy with company policies and US GAAP
Coordinate the technical accounting research and application of GAAP relevant to various transactions
Review and provide input on the Company’s SEC reporting requirements, as well as coordinate the preparation and review of the supporting financial schedules in these documents
Maintain and monitor corporate and department compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures
Coordinate work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records as well as the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from audit findings
Coordinate the statutory reporting requirements and compliance for Hughes’ international subsidiaries
Maintain best in class process and procedures for significant areas of responsibility
Identify, design and implement process improvements, as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline efforts
Contribute to the professional development of staff and provide direction and leadership within the assigned functional areas
Supervise direct reports in relation to staffing involvement, conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc.
Support ad hoc financial information requests
Travel, international and/or domestic, may be required but it should be less than 10% of the time.

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Accounting or Masters in Business
Certified Public Accountant with a minimum of 15 years progressive accounting experience
10 or more years of management or lead experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in public accounting
Possess a solid understanding of US GAAP and have experience in its application for preparation of financial statements.
Revenue recognition and multiple element arrangements products, services, long-term contracts and lease arrangements
Consolidation and equity method accounting
Inventory and project cost management and accounting, Foreign exchange transactions and reporting
Complex transactions, including related party transactions and those transactions involving long-lived assets and the requirement for periodic assessments for impairment’‹
Strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively across multiple functional and business groups
A successful track record of leadership and the ability to build teams
A proven ability to be decisive, resolve issues and deliver on commitments and deadlines
Prior experience working with large ERP systems (Oracle or SAP) and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM/FDM).

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