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European Finance Director (Maternity Leave)

European Finance Director (Maternity Leave)

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

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    Marc Harris

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    about 1 month ago

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European Finance Director - Near Bath (2 days a week, 3 remote) - Maternity Cover 10-12 Months

About The Company:

A leading US owned organisation based near Bath who have been trading for over 100 years seek a European Finance Director to cover maternity leave.

About The Role:

Supporting the VP of International Finance on all financial accounting and management for the European region, the successful candidate will lead the European finance team who are responsible for all financial information and controls, credit control, commercial and operational support.

The successful applicant will also work very closely to the VP Europe on sales and order plans and forecasts.

The European Finance Director will also work with the US financial team to ensure that all corporate deadlines are met and appropriate planning is made around US GAAP, tax, SOX and business risk. The European Finance Director will be the key contact with external auditors, bankers and other advisors to the European business.

The European Finance Director will be an integral member of the International Leadership Team and will also support any ad hoc projects that come from the wider business.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Chartered Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) or CPA
  • Strong systems knowledge of automated accounting packages
  • Willingness to travel throughout the region as required
  • General management and leadership experience
  • Experience of working for a USA owned company
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

What You Will Receive In Return:

Along with a competitive salary and benefits, this is a great opportunity to work with a well established business who are experiencing strong growth. You will work with a dynamic and motivated leadership team who will listen to your voice and allow you to help shape future strategies, policies and procedures.

European Finance Director - Near Bath (2 days a week, 3 remote) - Maternity Cover 10-12 Months

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.