Financial Controlling Director-Americas


Calvert, AL, US

As a global leader in Stainless Steel, we're seeking a dynamic Financial Controlling Director- Americas and be part of our Finance team in Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama.

We invite you to explore an exceptional career opportunity. In this role, you will be responsible for Finance Compliance which includes IFRS, local GAAP, and legal reporting for the region. This position will be based in Calvert, AL and will report to Senior Vice President of Business Controlling Americas.


Outokumpu is the global leader in sustainable stainless steel. We employ some 9,000 professionals in more than 30 countries who set the gold standard for innovation. The Americas is headquartered in Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama; home to one of the most technically advanced integrated stainless-steel mill in the United States. The Americas’ footprint also expands to San Luis Potosi, Mexico, which is the only stainless steel cold rolling mill plus service center in the country. Additionally, Outokumpu business area Americas has a commercial office in Brazil.


What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Master of Business Administration or Master’s in finance preferred.
  • 8 years of experience with previous accounting, tax accounting, financial management and statutory reporting
  • CPA, CFA or SMA professional certification a plus
  • Willingness to travel (less than 25%)


Competencies and Skills:



  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and GAAP
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


Some of the key activities you will be responsible for:


  • Oversight of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting in the country (region)
  • Ensures adherence of financial statements to IFRS and if needed on local GAAP (or tax books) basis for Americas' entities.
  • Ensures the development and preparation of statistical figures and reports.
  • Preparation of local quarterly and annual closing documentation.
  • Managing local audits.
  • Preparation of annual budgets (below EBIT, B/S) for local unit(s)
  • Directs the establishment of (group’s) global accounting principles, practices, policies, and procedures locally (in co-operation with GBS and group finance)
  • Follow up, implementation and communication of country specific laws and legislation to GBS.
  • Handle confidential accounting accruals and entries as required.


What we offer:



  • Competitive benefit package including health, dental, disability, life and voluntary insurance options.
  • Time to recharge through PTO plus paid holidays and parental leave.
  • Work-life balance with a flexible work schedule so you can focus on your professional and personal priorities.
  • Retirement plan and company matching up to 6%
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • An equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.



Salary Range: US $136,000 to $204,400



Relocation assistance may be offered.




We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-281-3631 or email 





Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL