DIRECTOR / HEAD OF GROUP CONTROLLING- LEADING MANUFACTURING CONGLOMERATE Over the years we have repeatedly worked with a leading manufacturing company who produces high technological quality parts for the automotive industry.
With a workforce close to 7000, the company counts numerous production plants around the world and is still continuously growing their business.
We are now mandated to assist them growing and completing their finance team by looking for a Director / Head of Group Controller who will manage and transform the Group Controlling functions.
The director will play the role as a transformation agent who will further drive the company’s information driven culture and will need an innovative and new technology driven mindset to move the financial controlling platform forward.
ORGANISATION HEADLINES : Company built upon 70 years of experience Substantially growing revenues year on year since 2014 Present worldwide in 14 countries CONTEXT : The CFO is looking for a Director / Head of Controlling who can be relied upon to drive the business forward by implementing and utilizing new technology software to systemize their processes and move to an information driven culture.
The individual will lead change and deliver ambitious objectives through others by actively controlling and managing the Group controlling function.
THE ROLE : Leading the Group s annual budget process compilation and ensures the achievement and execution by monitoring the monthly results Proactively propose adequate counter-
measures to achieve budget in case of actual or forecasted deviations Taking care of the month and year end, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis are part of the core processes as well as initiating corrective action plans and regular follow up on P&L, Cash flow and balance sheet Monthly Finance KPI Reporting including variances of revenue, OPEX, direct margin or CAPEX to provide an accurate financial status with identification of risks and opportunities Improving reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting processes by installing controlling procedures and ensure the compliance thereof Optimizing product cost controlling and product calculation including cost efficiency analysis Continuously develop and implement IT based systems / processes for financial controlling projects Conducting and assessing performance reviews, building employee capacity and supporting their professional development Compiling and submitting business cases for complex new projects (e.g.
manufacturing sites, new product lines, M&A scenarios) PERSON PROFILE : The individual most likely has an extensive track record within a manufacturing context, and will have had experience on a plant controlling level You have an innovative mindset, are looking for and like to drive change German language is a must for this position, you need to speak the language fluently You have the ability to work hands on and like to take ownership of your own tasks You are not afraid to get out of your comfort zone You need to be proactive, determined and driven You need to be able to manage upwards and lead a +-
15 person team locally Greenfield is a leading Luxembourg based Recruitment and Executive Search Consultancy and has been selected exclusively to fulfill this mandate.