Interim Regional Financial Controller
- Commercial FC role, partnering with the business
- Exciting period of positive change
International manufacturing based business with a European sales hub based in Sussex.
· Operate as a highly effective and trusted business partner to the European sales function· Provide accurate, timely reporting and analysis and advise on course of action to optimise growth, efficiency and profitability of the Region· Lead the Budget and Forecasting process for the Region, challenging assumptions as well as communicating targets out to the business and ongoing monitoring of performance· Develop mechanism for analysing portfolio profitability for pricing and capacity planning decision making· Support business development opportunities through robust business case creation· Manage the Europe finance team· Effectively build, lead and develop a team to a high performing finance function building team spirit, skills and competences continuously· Drive continuous improvement in Finance particularly in designing and implementing standard reporting tools· Take the lead on ensuring adherence to Group accounting policies and the internal financial controls framework amongst all functions within the Region· Design and implement new processes and policies where required to support the maturing of the Business Unit structure· Maximise use of newly implemented ERP system and BI tools in the Region to influence financial performance and improve processes· Maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and gaining their commitment to support change and improvements· Coordinate the delivery of annual Statutory Audits in partnership with the company auditors· Oversee completion of Tax computations and filings with the Group tax team and external tax advisors· Plan, manage and collaborate with Group Treasury for regional and local entity cash management and FX exposure optimisation· R&D and Project accounting support including business case development New Product Introduction initiatives· Involvement in Mergers and Acquisitions integrating newly acquired businesses
-To be considered you will be a qualified accountant with relevant skills. The role is available on both a permanent and interim basis.
- Competitive Salary