Adecco Group

  • Adecco - VP Finance Controller - Jacksonville, FL

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    The Adecco Group - Corporate
  • Overview

    The VP Finance Controller is responsible for and accountable for providing timely and accurate financial analysis and leading cross functional strategic projects.


    The role provides strategic direction and manages financial planning and analysis, commercial finance to include commercial pricing, field finance and sales control. Serves as a key financial and strategic partner to the business unit leadership. Responsible for developing, maintaining, and communicating reporting, analyses, and forecasting; collaborating with leadership on the development of strategic financial and budgeting plans; and designing and overseeing implementation of strategic improvement initiatives.



    • Manages monthly, quarterly, and/or annual financial reporting and forecast, and effectively monitor and manage productivity, accuracy and adherence to policies and procedures; aligns Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with organizational goals; and provides updates to leadership.
    • Collaborates with leadership as well as other business teams to drive strategies that increase productivity and improve overall financial results.
    • Responsible for financial controls, financial compliance’s and ensure practices are fully compliant with Adecco Group standard.
    • Provides ad hoc financial analysis to leadership and suggests, aligns, and implements improvement measures.
    • Oversees and drives the implementation and execution of activities related to the monthly, quarterly and/or annual financial review; annual budgeting; pricing models/ methodologies; and annual forecasting processes.
    • Develops and tracks strategic business and financial plans designed to meet or exceed targets.
    • Continually assesses the effectiveness of strategies and best practices for budgeting and forecasting; develops and implements tools designed to improve budgeting and forecasting process; and monitors and/or enforces adherence to approved budgets and forecasts to ensure cost control.
    • Remains current on regulatory requirements, organizational compliance policies, economic and business conditions, operating trends by division, as well as industry and market trends; researches, analyzes, and forecasts business impact and/or risk; and ensures timely updates to leadership.
    • Establishes career development plans, training for direct reports and mentors and coaches in-line with human resources principles.
    • Conducts timely annual and interim performance evaluations and sets individual and team objectives to cultivate a culture of high performance and teamwork.
    • Ensures team maintains appropriate skills and competencies required to conduct operations timely, effectively and in compliance.
    • Leads and participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.





    Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field plus a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in finance or accounting.  Minimum of five (5) years of progressive finance leadership experience required.  Big four or related industry experience is a plus. Willingness and ability to travel are required. Master’s Degree is preferred.



    • Efficient and effective in communicating verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to manage results in a matrix organization and effectively communicate with others at various levels within the organization.
    • Advanced knowledge of and the ability to apply concepts, principles, and best practices of finance, budgeting, and cost control procedures, as well as the ability to prepare and monitor budget information.
    • Ability to analyze and identify key issues, then drive business actions to improve performances.
    • Ability to identify and/or document existing and new processes as well as evaluate their effectiveness, develop improvements and/or recommend changes or alternatives.
    • Ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Ability to effectively influence others at various levels within the organization.
    • Ability to act accordingly under strong pressure, along with the ability to effectively manage crisis situations.
    • Ability to evaluate information, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience and common sense.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team oriented environment.
    • Ability to establish strategic financial and budgeting plans.
    • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.
    • Knowledge of and the ability to apply sound leadership practices, including developing employees by inspiring, encouraging and providing constructive criticism to improve performance.
    • Knowledge of training methodologies and the ability to develop and deliver technical/operational training to various levels of employees.
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Experienced in Oracle, Hyperion or other ERP system.


    Adecco Group North America, through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands including Accounting Principals, Adecco General Staffing, Adia, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.


    We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.


    Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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