This leading manufacturer of safety products is looking for a Finance Manager to take on a newly created role within EMEA. The business has a number of entities internationally and it is looking to bring them together to operate as one business rather than separate entities. This includes a change/transformation program starting from products/brands/name/culture and a key vehicle of this change is the ability to have a much stronger view of financial performance and reporting to allow the business to make quicker and better decisions.
The purpose is to standardise, streamline and provide accurate data to business leaders. The ideal candidate will be able to work quickly across financial reporting regimes, will work collaboratively with existing teams and obtain data to implement a new structure of business intelligence and reporting through digital methods. It is key the incumbent will bring excellent knowledge of implementing best practice systems for finance to ensure that you can support the global function to transform into a true business partnering function. We do have some older methods of doing things!
Qualifications and experience
- Qualified accountant with minimum 5 years post qualified experience – ideally in a manufacturing based business
- Experience of an International Group and the consolidation of reporting units with multiple currencies.
- Experience of using report writing software (such as Power BI) is a distinct advantage
- Experience of prior finance system implementation is also key
- Advanced Excel skills
- Good technical accounting skills and knowledge of International financial reporting standards
The salary is from 55k-70k depending on skills/experience. Your digital/systems knowledge/reporting will be what will drive us to offer towards the higher salary bracket. Pension (7% employer/5% employee), Death in service, option for employee shares. Company bonus scheme. The company has free onsite parking in London.
The site is based on the main Kingsbury Road within London. This is a fully operational manufacturing facility and onsite working/interaction is key so please do not apply to expect full working from home. As travel permits, there will also be a requirement to visit other sites both within the UK and internationally. Candidates are requested to please ensure they are clear about the person spec (minimum requirements). We will be unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants but we thank you for your application and will be in contact for first stage video interviews if successful.