Interim Head of Finance

Owen Daniels Consultancy
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Head of Finance The company is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy and specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. We also provide independent assurance services in the rail sector. With a century of delivering excellence and innovation, we employ over 2,500 professional engineers, consultants and scientists world-wide. Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defence, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation. Our client list includes the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies. Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success. Accountability / Key Responsibilities • Oversight and management of the local finance teams in Italy, Japan, Korea and India • Ensuring a robust local control environment within the overseas entities • Monthly management reporting for all overseas reporting entities • Rolling monthly forecasting including phased revenue, costs, operating profit and operating cash flow • Statutory reporting including local accounts, returns and filings, with support as appropriate from local advisors • Financial planning and analysis for all overseas reporting entities • Commercial support to the overseas Regional Sales Offices in Japan, Korea and India, with interface into the market sector teams and decision support functions • Working closely with the Group functions, including with the Group Head of Tax on Transfer Pricing matters • Ad-hoc analysis, reporting and project work Interim Head of Finance Overseas Job Specification Personal Attributes • In order to be successful, you will be able to demonstrate: • Qualified Accountant with at least 10 years PQE • Excellent technical accounting with up to date knowledge of IFRS • Previous experience of a commercial and decision support role • Project based long-term contract accounting experience, including interpretation of IAS11 • Excellent attention to detail • The ability to travel if required • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal • Ability to combine the importance of both bigger picture views and detail • Ability to influence and aide decisions at a senior level • Preferably previous experience of SAP • Ability to work calmly under pressure Interim Head of Finance Overseas