Head of Finance North America (m/f/d)

  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

What you will do:

  • Lead and hands-on support the North American accounting, financial controlling and reporting functions
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial and management reporting in compliance with GAAP, and IFRS respectively
  • Manage the revenue recognition process and reconciliation, and problem solve revenue recognition or system issues
  • Ensure internal controls environment is fully supported and maintained
  • Coordinate all finance efforts with Nemetschek Group headquarters and Maxon global organization
  • Lead in all tax projects related to our North American entities
  • Be involved with financial planning and analysis processes including annual operating planning, and monthly forecasting
  • Provide process improvements as the business continues to expand
  • Support special project activities including M&A activities, business improvement projects, restructuring programs
  • Manage and develop the US-Finance team, fostering a positive and productive work environment
  • Address employee concerns and grievances effectively, promoting employee satisfaction and retention
  • Collaborate closely with the HR team to implement and enforce company policies and procedures
  • Lead recruitment efforts, performance management processes, and employee relations initiatives
  • Contribute to shaping a supportive and compliant workplace culture conducive to employee growth and company success
  • Identifies and communicates needed resources for projects
  • Defines and distributes assignments within team with necessary guidance
  • Holds regular 1:1s and check-ins with all direct reports and provides ongoing feedback
  • Assigns and monitors the work of the US-Finance team, providing technical support and direction
  • Demonstrate strong leadership abilities and excellent communication skills

What we are looking for:

  • Completed business studies (MBA) with a focus on finance / accounting; additional training as an accountant / CPA is an advantage
  • 10+ years of professional experience in the area of accounting & reporting ideally in the Software industry with management responsibility
  • Confident in tax law and IFRS
  • Proficiency in ERP systems as well as MS-Office (esp. Excel); NetSuite knowledge is a plus
  • Very good English communication
  • Self-assured and confident personality in a globally operating organization with a diverse working environment
  • Initial leadership experience
  • Personal and data-focused leadership style with a strong hands on mentality

What we offer:

You will be offered permanent employment, full-time, at our office listed above. You will be part of a highly motivated international team of specialists working in an environment that offers a warm welcome with detailed onboarding and a dedicated mentor for a familiarization period as well as a wide range of individual development possibilities. Interested in joining our team? Fill out the form or email us your resume/CV (.pdf).
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Maxon we embrace diversity, are avid explorers and curious learners, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t entirely match every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply in any case. You may be just the right candidate for this or other positions.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Maxon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Salary Range*: USD $160,000 - $200,000

*Salaries at Maxon are based on a candidate's specific criteria including experience, skillset, education and location. Maxon uses industry-driven survey data for building compensation structures to make sure our employees are receiving fair and competitive wages.