TMF Group is looking for a Cluster Finance Director MED to be based in Barcelona or Milan.
The Cluster Finance Director (FD) will strategically manage and coordinate a Cluster of countries from a financial perspective, by identifying and demonstrating the drivers for value creation to stakeholders, as well as business partnering with them to enhance performance and efficiencies within the cluster.
S/he will also be accountable for assuring that financial systems and work processes in place support achieving business goals and are compliant with company standards as well as regulatory requirements.
Cluster FD will be a member of the Cluster Management Team. S/he will have a dual reporting line to the Regional Chief Finance Officer and the Cluster Managing Director.
Overall responsibility for internal finance of the cluster, including accurate and complete accounting records and systems of internal control, management information, budgeting and forecasting and statutory accounts
Leading the Internal Finance team and making sure it is well connected to all other parts of the organisation
Providing the Cluster MD with relevant and timely financial information and analysis
Responsibility for reporting compliance
Championing specific regional projects
Co-driving cluster strategy and performance
Developing the team and the cluster Finance function
Aligning and deploying financial systems and work processes to assure achieving business objectives
Ensuring adequate financial reporting and tax accounting for internal and external reporting purposes
Optimisation of cash and debtors processes
Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
Responsibility for a set of expert finance and non-finance roles, e.g. tax compliance in the organisation; cash flow forecasting and management; ensuring internal control environment; local involvement in M&A activities; protecting company assets, intellectual property, ethical and financial integrity and overseeing procurement activities
Strong Internal Finance professional with 10+ years of relevant experience in multinational companies
Extensive experience of working in regional/cluster capacity
Ability to influence stakeholders at senior level
Experience in working in a fast -paced business environment
Experience in managing teams both directly and indirectly
Extensive market knowledge and ability to share best practices
Thorough experience in business planning, strategic development, accounting and controlling and other Internal Finance areas
SME in areas of Accounting, Business Control, Tax, Treasury, Business Risk & Audit and M&A
Expertise in Legal and Procurement
Fluency in English
Strong people management and leadership skills to be able to develop, coach and mentor diverse teams
Role model for the team, role modelling Group values and appropriate work ethics
Building and maintaining relationships at all levels across the Group
Being mindful of cultural differences across a diverse organisation
Considering synergies to optimise systems and improve efficiency of processes
Ability to make well-thought decisions considering a set of differentiated factors, also in a high-pressure environment
Leveraging personal credibility and thought leadership in getting people onside
Ability to influence others to deliver outstanding results
Upholding the values of the organisation in all they do
Acting with integrity
Demonstrating commitment to customer service
Internal Number: 5598534
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