Director Finance EMEA

Recruiter
Location
South East England / South West England / London (Greater)
Salary
Competitice Salary and excellent benefits
Posted
06 Aug 2014
Closes
20 Aug 2014
Ref
GB-00441
Position/Level
Director
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English, Italian, Spanish

For over two decades, our client has developed and marketed tissue repair products for use in general and reconstructive surgical procedures.

They are a recognised leader in their own field – with a core technology that continues to be utilised in exciting new applications as well as producing innovative new products.

To continue the growth and innovation of their first in class products, there is an opportunity for the role of: Director Finance EMEA

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership to the existing accounting function, ensuring  proper accounting and control functions for the EMEA team
  • Oversees that management is supported by analysis of the results of operations and financial conditions, ensures that   country performance is compared  with Operating plans
  • Responsible for all accounting functions, working capital control, statutory compliance and tax efficiency.
  • Understanding of SOX implications on all aspects of the EMEA business and ensure accounting is compliant with US GAAP
  • Ensures and pro actively drives for optimization of functions within the ERP systems, leads and project manages implementation of system changes when required.
  • Provide leadership in relation to supplier and customer contracts and pricing administration
  • Supports the VP EMEA and the CFO in formulating group tax strategy
  • Leads the optimization of the companies working capital, supports the CFO and Group Controller in setting up working Capital management strategies
  • Oversee operations/ customer service, all the inventory management and 3rd party logistics

Requirements

  • You have Bachelor’s degree or MBA in a related field (financial/ accounting discipline is preferred)
  • A 2nd European language would be beneficial (e.g. Italian, Spanish)
  • Significant experience – e.g. finance, accounting, financial controlling etc.
  • Ability to advise with strategic financial matters
  • European cultural understanding and experience of working in a European environment
  • Operations/ customer service background (e.g. Six Sigma)
  • As a person you demonstrate ability to excel in a fast pace, innovative, global environment together with excellent interpersonal, and communication skills