Financial Controller


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 6 months ago
  • Financial Controller

    • Houston, TX, USA
    • Full-time

    Company Description

    CGG ( is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future.

    Job Description

    We are looking for a talented individual to join our growing team as Financial Controller. Reporting to the Geoscience Western Hemisphere Senior Financial Controller, the Financial Controller is part of the Western Hemisphere Finance Team which includes the US, Canada, and Latin America. In this role, you will provide support to Business Managers, and you will provide the team with insightful analysis needed to take actions that will maintain/grow business profitability. This is a unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a fast-paced environment for someone who is driven, ambitious and willing to challenge the norm.

    Primary responsibilities: 

    The Financial Controller will work closely with the Senior Financial Controller and Business Managers to produce financial reporting in line with group policy and the financial calendar. You will produce cost center management accounts and monitor performance (profitability and cash) and explain key variances and key performance indicators to management. You will also produce budget and financial forecasts and contribute to the broader three-year business plan. Additionally, you will provide support to various projects, such as investment analysis, financing, and auditing. Likewise, you will work with the Finance group to assist with the roll-out of the group’s applications.



    • Proficient with financial data analysis tools (MS Excel; data retrieve tools)
    • Proficient in use of financial databases (Oracle Hyperion or other EssBase cubes)
    • Knowledge of IFRS 16 preferred
    • Analytical mindset with the desire to understand what lies beyond the numbers
    • Good communication skills, with the ability to work with both finance and non-finance stakeholders
    • Dynamic, open-minded team player with a desire for continuous improvement
    • Proven ability to take an inclusive approach working with a global organization
    • Strong problem-solving skills, from identifying problems to articulating pragmatic solutions
    • Proficient time management and organization skills
    • Proactive and flexible approach to working to ensure effective communication with clients and colleagues spanning different time zones

    Education and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, accounting or similar major required
    • Master’s degree in finance, accounting or similar major preferred
    • 3-4 years of previous experience in a controlling role or a similar role within a Global company
    • Financial background needed in accounting and controlling with knowledge of accounting principles and reporting
    • Fluent in English (writing and oral) required

    Additional Information

    Why work at CGG?

    • Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are industry leaders in geoscience technology and high-performance computing
    • Energetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developed
    • Excellent training and mentorship programs

    Perks and Benefits: 

    • Relocation bonus to help offset the cost of moving to Houston
    • Competitive compensation with performance-based bonus program
    • 3 weeks’ vacation to recharge, 3 personal days and 8 sick days for you to use when you need it the most
    • A hybrid and flexible work schedule
    • Excellent 401k match program (contribute up to 5% and we’ll match up to 7%!)
    • Parental leave program – CGG offers eligible moms and dads paid time off to bond with their new child
    • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefits available and so much more
    • CGG wants our employees to be the best versions of ourselves; we offer a Wellness Program as well as a state-of-the-art Fitness Center

    We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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