Financial Business Manager

Experience in a manufacturing/production environment is a MUST

In this role, you combine the responsibility of business controller with leading a team in a geographical area CEE (monitoring, supervising and coaching a team of business controllers in CEE)
You work closely together with team leads that hold a similar responsibility for other(sub)regions.
Furthermore, you are a business partner with a responsibility to support and take part in management decision-making, risk analysis, performance management and business development, while ensuring governance and compliance for the region.
You are the first point of contact for financial support to Industry, Supply Chain, Innovation, Commercial/Service, Functions and Region.


MAIN TASKS
Team lead:

  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the team
  • Motivating the team to achieve organizational goals
  • Developing and implementing a timeline to achieve targets
  • Delegating tasks to team members
  • Conduct and support training/coaching of team members to maximize their potential
  • Maintain a continuous improvement drive in the team
  • Creating a pleasant working environment that inspires the team
  • Proactively seek cross-region collaboration with peers.

Business Controller:

  • Support of the strategic and operational planning process as well as forecasting
  • Translates objectives into capacity planning and investment plans for the location, reviews/challenges man and machine hour rates, service tariffs, utilization, et cetera
  • Monthly management reporting and analysis to monitor KPI’s and targets to measure the performance of the different functions/locations
  • Reviews and challenges performance with local business/function responsible persons.
  • Secure necessary corrective actions are taken if and when required
  • Financial performance analysis to gain insight into business trends and identifies key drivers for achieving goals
  • Support and monitor risk management
  • Project reporting and control (pre/post)
  • Secure compliance to corporate policies and guidelines and initiates corrective actions
  • Product profitability analysis
  • Management of working capital
  • Understand and monitor allocation to the Industries, be able to explain deviations
  • Close cooperation and coordination with Financial control, esp. related to project accounting, accruals, provisions, budget and forecasting
  • Initiate initiatives to improve the organizational effectiveness to ensure operational excellence
  • Prepare and advise on investment proposals/business cases
  • Implement new/changing management reporting requirements

SKILLS:

  • Team leadership, competent to organize work, set clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines Capable of inspiring, motivating and coaching team members
  • The position requires strong analytical and financial skills, with key financial knowledge in the areas of accounting and performance management
  • Practical experience in cost accounting, calculation of tariffs and project control, as well as ERP/BI tools
  • Confident to work on your initiative and communicate on different levels within the organization
  • Ability to maintain a global perspective, influence/impact, be service-oriented and effectively manage change

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor ́s degree, preferably in Accounting, Business Economics or equivalent subject
  • minimum of 10 years experience in a comparable job
  • Strong experience in finance, controlling, forecasting and planning
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with and comfort working in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage

SALARY

from 5000EUR/monthly, upon agreement

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