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Finance Manager North America

South Pole Group


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join South Pole as a Finance Manager in North America and Lead Sustainability Efforts Through Financial Expertise


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Organisation summary

South Pole, a leading force in sustainability solutions, operates globally to foster a sustainable society and economy. With a commitment to positively influencing climate, ecosystems, and communities, South Pole offers a dynamic and inspiring environment. The Corporate Functions team is the backbone of the company, ensuring business growth through best practices and world-class solutions in Finance, HR, Legal, IT, and more.

Role Summary

  • Direct the financial operations for the US and Canada offices.
  • Lead local accounting teams, providing strategic oversight and implementing best practices.
  • Drive financial planning, management reporting, treasury, and tax compliance.
  • Develop and motivate the accounting team, enhancing their performance and skills.

Role Requirements

  • Proven experience in accounting and financial management.
  • Specialization in accounting or tax with up-to-date knowledge, including IFRS.
  • Proficiency with accounting ERPs and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent command of both Spanish and English languages.
  • Strong leadership with the ability to manage multiple priorities and an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Experience in leading accounting teams with a collaborative, proactive approach.

What we offer

  • A career with meaning, enabling you to make a real difference for our clients and the planet.
  • Work alongside a passionate team in a dynamic, international, and rapidly growing organization.
  • Opportunity to develop your skills and advance your career in a supportive environment.
  • South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, valuing diversity and offering a respectful workplace for all.

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions, we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Corporate Functions team is the “enablement engine” of South Pole. Behind the scenes, we provide the business with world-class solutions and best practices that sustain business growth and success. We cover key areas such as Finance, HR, Office Management, Legal, IT, Operations, etc. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!

Job summary:

Are you eager to bring South Pole to the next level of technological innovations to help accelerate climate impact and to enable further growth as an organization? You will be responsible for the reliability, scalability, and development of our technology platforms, spearheading our tech teams as we accelerate innovation to enhance our existing and future products and services.

The Finance Manager- North Americaprovides leadership and direction to the local accounting teams in US and Canada offices. Reporting to the Head of Finance Americas you will identify and drive best practices in a variety of areas such as accounting, financial planning, management reporting, treasury, tax, risk management and financial performance of the North America entities and any others assigned to you.

As apeoplemanager you will be responsible for developing and motivating your accounting team.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Oversee the US and Canada company accounts and financial management thereof
  • Submit monthly Management accounts and KPI reports
  • Budget population/management and monthly forecasts
  • Responsible for bookings in Group’s consolidation system and ensure intercompany reconciliations are done on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate and review tax and other relevant declarations as per local requirements
  • Responsible for payroll overview of North America entities and any others assigned to you, including all necessary local declarations
  • Manage cash flow by submitting a weekly cash forecast, tracking transactions and regularity reviewing internal data and reports to ensure liquidity and solvency
  • Manage working capital cycle for all the US and Canada
  • Year end financial statements and disclosure and managing the audit process, ensuring all financial controls are in place
  • Implement and manage Group financial and administrative policies and procedures to satisfy the business needs
  • Support the Head of Americas in any ad hoc requests and acting as deputy when needed


Essential -

  • Verified experience in the accounting area, management in operative and control processes, in addition to the compliance with objectives

  • Specialisation in the accounting or tax area

  • Updated accounting and tax knowledge, insights into International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Working knowledge with accounting ERPs

  • Proficient written and oral command of Spanish and English

  • Expert in Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel)

  • Entrepreneurial attitude, sense of responsibility and willingness to take initiative

  • Teamwork oriented with a can-do attitude, creativity and prudence

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while keeping attention to details

  • Demonstrated experience in managing accounting teams

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


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