|Job Title:||Regional Finance Director|
|Description:||Regional Finance Director - Amsterdam, Non UK
Regional Finance Director – Amsterdam area, Netherlands - Electronic Products Distributor - Attractive salary, benefits, and career opportunities
Client - The EMEA operation of a $2.3B division of a major US multinational, and is the world's leading supplier and distributor of electronic security systems and solutions
ROLE – Regional Finance Director, responsible for directing resources to ensure all in-country and region financial accounting activities are performed in accordance with local statutory accounting principles and the client's policies , internal controls and financial reporting. This role reports to the EMEA Finance Director, and dotted line to the Regional Managing Director, responsibilities include:-
•Partnering with the MD and other operational functional team members to ensure Finance is utilized as a key service provider of critical real-time information for decision making and control enhancements across all regional organizations.
•Embracing management philosophy and techniques and ensure the finance and all affected operational controls, services and resources are planned, organized, lead and controlled.
•Embracing leadership talents of learning and teaching. Lead from within by providing good example of work ethic. Be willing to “roll-up you sleeves” and lead by example.
•Ensuring robust internal control environment exists, and all functional resources are properly trained on local statutory and local entity policies and procedures. Develop where necessary policies, procedures, training schedules, and self-assessments.
•Ensuring reported numbers are complete, accurate and submitted within the deadlines established. Enable functional decision making by soliciting input from operational team members with specific regard to financial information they may require. Eliminate all one-time non-recurring accounting adjustments.
•Overseeing development of finance reporting and analytical function, and bridge with operational analysis to ensure a complete analysis is available for the business:
•Develop, with management, the annual operating plan
Person Spec - higher weighting more important:-
•10 – Extensive experience in manufacturing and distribution finance/accounting functions. This includes inventory valuation at transfer price, credit and collections management.
•10 – Big 4 audit and/or Corporate Audit experience – qualified accountant w/ commensurate experience in a large multinational corporation may be substituted.
•10 - Qualified accountant - ACA, CIMA, ACCA, with degree in accounting or finance – MBA is a plus
•10 – Languages requirements - Dutch and English is essential, preferable good understanding of German
•10 - Excellent track record achieving a managerial role of the monthly accounting cycle and assurance with local statutory (GAAP) reporting, US GAAP requirements and robust internal control.
•10 - Excellent written and oral communication skills - able to communicate with senior levels of management
•9 - Experience with leading a cross-functional team of finance and operational units, developing controls and maintaining an adequate level of control support.
•9 - Ability to build relationships (most notably outside of finance function), actively engage co-workers and motivate them to achieve common goals
•9 - Personality - professional impact, enthusiasm, energy, creative intellect, bias for action, can-do approach, patient tenacity, results-focused, hunger for success
•9 – Strong internal and external customer and finance service orientation.
•9 - Advance spreadsheet skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Access) is a plus, as is data extraction from core Enterprise Reporting Systems (Oracle, SAP, Hyperion).
•8 - Exposure or certification in 6 Sigma standards, or other formal project mgmt training and experience.
•8 – Experience in a US multinational
•8 - Requires regular (25-30%) travel across EMEA|
|Salary Range:||ŁNEG Attractive Salary & Benef|
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