Controller - Americas Region

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About us

Ikon Science is a leading global geoscience technology company, with locations worldwide including London, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Calgary and Rio de Janeiro.  Ikon Science provides software & solutions to the energy industry – developing & delivering RokDoc® software, data management solutions iPoint, QI Solutions, GeoPressure and GeoMechanics consultancy, & Roknowledge Studies, with a fresh & flexible scientific approach to create subsurface value.

About the position

The Controller, located in our Houston office, will have overall responsibility for the financial integrity of the business for the Americas region, including Houston, Calgary and Brazil.

This role is responsible for supporting the business on all financial matters, working closely with both the regional finance teams and the sales teams to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all financial reporting and implementing and maintaining effective processes for all financial areas of the business. 

Position description

Full Responsibility for the finances of the businesses in the region, including;

  • Accurate and GAAP-compliant ledgers including GL, AP, AR, payroll and fixed assets
  • Monthly preparation and review of profit and loss statements including variance reporting
  • Monthly preparation and review of balance sheets including accurate and timely reconciliations
  • Creation and adherence to annual budgets for the region
  • Liaise with external auditors to produce the year-end financial statements.
  • Liaise with external tax advisors to file accurate and timely annual federal and state tax returns
  • Manage bank accounts including cash flow projections
  • Administer company credit cards and employee expense reporting, ensuring adherence to company policy
  • Maintain the fixed asset register, depreciation schedule and property tax reporting
  • Manage revenue recognition and accounts receivable including:
    • Customer invoicing
    • Debtor day management
    • Partnering with the services team to fiscally manage projects from a financial and commercial perspective
  • Prepare state sales tax and provincial GST returns
  • Collaborate with internal regional finance teams to ensure Ikon assets are protected by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls and policies
  • Coordinate with Sales, Commercial, Project Managers and Regional Controllers as necessary


  • BA / BS in Accounting or Finance; Masters degree/CPA a plus
  • 3+ years Controller or Assistant Controller experience
  • Strong experience with MS Office/Excel. NetSuite and SalesForce desirable
  • International business understanding and experience
  • Experience with software revenue recognition and project accounting a plus
  • Cash management experience a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish and Portuguese preferred

Behavior Competencies

  • Accurate and efficient
  • Timely
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure
  • Collaborative
  • Self starter / able to work unsupervised
  • Team player 
  • Strong communicator
  • Willing to roll sleeves up and get things done

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12140 Wickchester Lane, Suite 400
TX 77079 Houston Directions

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