APi Group is a market-leading business services provider of safety, specialty, and industrial services in over 200 locations worldwide. The Company has annual revenues in excess of $4 billion and is listed on the NYSE with a market cap of approximately $2.2 billion.  APi Group provides statutorily mandated services, many of which were deemed “essential services” during the COVID pandemic, to a solid base of long-standing customers across industries, primarily in North America.  APi Group has a winning leadership culture driven by entrepreneurial business leaders to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.

We believe that one of our core pillars of success is our distinct leadership development culture predicated on Building Great Leaders™, an internally-developed, cross-functional leadership development program designed to enable independent local and regional leadership, cultivate broad management skills, enhance organizational flexibility, and empower the succession of leaders across our businesses.  Our culture of investing in leadership development at all levels of the organization has created an empowered, entrepreneurial atmosphere that facilitates organizational sharing of knowledge and best practices and enables the development of cross-brand solutions and innovation.

We are looking for a results-driven and confident Vice President, Corporate Controller to manage and improve our organization’s financial performance and direct our accounting operations.  This role reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  This role requires a dynamic personality with a vision of strategic planning and exceptional numerical proficiency to assist our organization in maintaining organic revenue and financial growth by formulating sound financial strategies, implementing proper internal controls, achieving organization targets, and developing financial plans that support organizational strategy.

As an APi Group employee you will:

  • Actively demonstrate "Building Great Leaders" by leading self, others, and teams
  • Embrace and live by APi Group’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Promote a positive and selfless attitude in the workplace
  • Build solid partnerships by fostering strong relationships, both internal and external
  • Contribute to the success of our companies by providing leadership and support

 

As Vice President and Corporate Controller for APi Group you will:

  • Lead all financial and accounting activities for a $4 billion Safety, Specialty and Industrial Services New York Stock Exchange Publicly Listed Company
  • Be responsible for timely and accurate SEC Reporting
  • Oversee:
  • Financial controls (design, documentation, and execution)
  • Accounting policies and procedures (maintenance, design and dissemination)
  • Financial controllers of our business segments alongside their operational leaders
  • Corporate Accounting team
  • Corporate Tax team
  • Corporate Treasury team
  • Shared Services team (involved with development and coordination)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic oversight on accounting operations and financial systems (planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions)
  • Manage the financial information systems monitoring and controls
  • Deliver accurate and timely consolidated financial data necessary for monthly, quarterly and annual external financial statements and management reporting in accordance with GAAP and SEC rules
  • Monitor the financial performance of APi Group
  • Develop processes and oversight to appropriately safeguard company assets
  • Evaluate financial procedures and systems, identify potential financial risks, implement improvements of accuracy, timeliness and controls
  • Interface with APi executive leadership team
  • Provide leadership and support to accounting and finance team members; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and coach employees; address complaints and identify and capitalize on opportunities
  • Oversee and coordinate activities of external auditors
  • Implement and communicate company-wide accounting policies and procedures by partnering with finance segment leaders and operating companies
  • Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drive continuous improvement
  • Interface quarterly with the Audit Committee prior to earnings press releases and 10Q filings
  • Provide input and oversight on behalf of the Accounting and Finance department on ERP implementations to ensure GAAP financial reporting and controls
  • Partner with both IT and FP&A functions to optimize performance in accounting and finance operations

Financials (Lead and Review)

  • Compile and analyze financial reporting packages
  • Facilitate and oversee the monthly financial close procedures
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Review capital expenditures for accuracy and compliance with APi Group policy• Develop internal controls to maximize protection of company assets
  • Evaluate and manage risk

Reporting (Lead and Review)

  • Analyze and verify information and develop applicable reporting
  • Prepare reports which summarize business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings
  • Ensure that financial transactions are in accordance with GAAP, SEC Rules and Regulations policies, procedures, and financial controls
  • Monitor compliance with timely and accurate monthly and quarterly GAAP accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting, and managerial reporting. Issue timely and complete financial statements under US GAAP and SEC reporting guidelines.

Process/Policies (Lead and Review)

  • Apply all relevant accounting and internal controls policies in accordance with US GAAP, SEC Rules and Regulations and SOX; develop and implement various accounting procedures
  • Read and understand new accounting literature and SEC Rules and Regulations, develop adoption plan and continuing compliance and monitoring.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communicator, both orally and written, when working with all levels of the board, management, employees, external vendors and other business associates and partners
  • Respected leadership qualities and excellent interpersonal skills developing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, analytical ability, compliance oriented, good judgment, and strong operational focus
  • Solid technology, analytical, time management and project management skills
  • Flexibility and ability to lead several streams of work and work under changing priorities and peak workloads
  • Trustworthy and professional at all times
  • Able to understand complex subject matter and simplify it for others
  • Demonstrate patience and understanding while working with others who may not grasp subject matter as quickly
  • Critical thinking and logical reasoning skills, including complex problem solving, troubleshooting and decision making
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports, technical procedures or general periodicals, legal documentation and government regulations; write reports, correspondence and procedures clearly and thoroughly in both technical format and plain English; present technical, numerical, complex data to stakeholders in an effective and efficient manner including graphically

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance
  • Minimum 7 years of proven experience in a senior level accounting or financial management role in a public company
  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Strong working knowledge of US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations and provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Accounting designation (CPA, CMA), or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • Computer: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, AX, Adobe, Power BI

APi Group provides competitive compensation and benefits that support the total well-being of you and your family, as well as providing formal learning and development opportunities to continue building great leaders.  

APi Group Corporation is committed to complying with all laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and to providing equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees without discrimination on the basis of sex/gender, age, disability, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, military/veteran status, or other protected characteristics as defined by local, state, and federal law.   In keeping with this commitment, APi Group Corporation will provide reasonable accommodations in the application process to otherwise qualified applicants with a disability.  Applicants who wish to request a reasonable accommodation of disability in connection with the application process should contact Employee Services at 651-604-2715 or email  EmployeeServices@apigroupinc.us.

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