An exciting opportunity has arisen within an expanding and innovative organisation who has an urgent requirement for an experienced Finance manager.
Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent required.
Experience: 8-10 years related experience in accounting or finance, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial analysis.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure: MBA, CPA or CMA designation preferred.
Other: Comprehensive understanding of operational, sales and financial issues for business unit required.
ACA, ACCA or CIMA
Develop and administer accurate weekly and monthly forecasting and annual budget preparation for European sites.
Prepare and present financials and key indicators for business reviews, management reporting, budget and strategic planning for European sites.
Prepare analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual financials compared to forecast, budget and prior year, including market impacts, currency fluctuations, etc for European sites.
Perform analysis of revenue activities, including: monthly revenue verification; forecast variance analysis; contract reviews; bookings and cancellations reports; utilization; and pricing for European sites.
Perform complex analyses including year-to-year comparisons and margins on new goods and/or services for forecasting and pricing purposes.
Develop, implement and analyze cost analytics, including but not limited to standard costings, absorption analysis for performance of the business.
Assist Corporate Finance regarding the provision of information to internal and external auditors, including statutory reporting
Work closely with internal business partners, providing financial expertise on processes and value-added management to support them in achieving their objectives, including but not limited to inventory management
Coordinate and evaluate efficiency and procurement initiatives to ensure optimized margins, and proactively work with other segments to share best practice.
Develop/understand economic ROI & payback associated with all material capital expenditures. Optimize free cash overseeing capital expenditure programs and projects (e.g., comprehensive Capital Expenditure Requisition (CER) review, tracking assigned CERs and resolving budgetary discrepancies).
Working with Corporate Accounting, Shared Services and Controllers and Internal Audit staff, ensure company’s adherence to corporate governance standards (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley), pertinent regulatory requirements and to corporate finance/accounting policies, practices and procedures.