Divisional Finance Manager

Acorn Recruitment And Training
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn Executive Search has been retained by our prestigious client to identify a suitable individual for a key role offering significant prospects for career progression.

The Role:
The initial primary objective is the timely preparation, reporting and management of financial information / results across a number of business units.

Responsibilities include:
*Month end closing within the strict time schedule
*Monthly P&L Forecasts to tight deadlines
*Reviewing results and forecasts to ensure accuracy
*Monthly Finance meetings with Senior Management Team
*Foreign Exchange booking and management
*Cash Flow Forecasting
*Budget preparation and management.
*Liaising with the shared service accounts team for AR and AP.
*Approving all Expenses, Requisitions, Assets, Disposals (scrap/stock error), New Supplier set up forms, New Customer set up forms
*Mid Term and Business Plan preparation (PL, BS, Expenses, Fixed Assets, Cash Flow), creation and analysis. This includes liaising with all departments in the business to obtain sales, headcount & budgets
*Training team members as required to enable them to carry out their role effectively and develop succession.
*Partnering with other Managers to help them achieve budgets and forecasts
*Approve Sales Price List
*Approval of new product pricing, warranty pricing and any other ad hoc requests
*Manage Warranty Reserve (includes standard warranty and accidental damage reserves)
*Manage and Co-ordinate year end closing
*Manage Price Support for special Projects
*Management of team members including annual appraisals, holidays, development etc.;
*Annual SOX reporting
*Compliance at all levels. You need to be able to advise and support staff members to ensure their actions are compliant and advise the correct process where applicable

The Candidate:
You will therefore be a suitably qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA - 'qualified by experience' candidates may also be considered).

What is essential is that you have a commercial outlook and a hunger to get involved within the Senior Management team, thinking pro-actively and 'adding value'.

You will also possess demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to influence.

You will have at least 3 years' experience operating at a similar level, ideally in a manufacturing or fast paced, process driven business.

Our client has a global presence, so you will also have the ability to travel globally at short notice as required.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.