European Finance Director

West Midlands

Permanent

Reference No: SR/16417_1645198715

£100000 - £120000 per annum

Greenwell Gleeson has been retained to recruit for a FD for an internationally diverse manufacturing organisation. Following on from several years of successful trading they are well placed to grow he business both organically and through acquisition.

Key Duties:
* Quickly build credibility with the Group Executive team
* Work with the Executive team and Group to drive the strategic direction
* Lead finance transformation projects to expediate the integrtration of recent acquisiton, further develop ERP capabilities
* Provide leadership and development to Europe wide finance team spread across several location.
* Ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial reports and regulatory filing
* Develop, implement, maintain robust controls and ensure all risks are identified and managed
* Evaluate current and proposed business activities and transactions to ensure they are financially viable and in line with short and long term business objective.
* Develop and maintain positive relationships with external stakeholders and group

Technical / Practical Experience
* Hold recognised accountancy qualification with experience of reporting in local and US Gaap
* Experience of working in the finance leadership position within an listed business or a division of an international group
* Experience of working overseas or managing international operations
* Provide a demonstrable track record in delivering excellent control and reporting frameworks.
* Provide a demonstrable track record in supporting the commercial decision making process, ultimately driving profit & cash optimisation
* Experience of driving transformation initiatives across finance and wider business

Personality Traits
* Demonstrates a Can do Attitude and always delivering on tasks though to a conclusion
* Intuitively able to comprehend business needs and taking appropriate decisions to drive business growth and improvement
* Adaptable character, strong enough to challenge whilst at the same time able to build long-term relationships with management and group

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