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Finance Director

C€100000 Company Car, Bonus & Benefits including Relocation Assistance or Accommodation Allowance

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C€100000 Company Car, Bonus & Benefits including Relocation Assistance or Accommodation Allowance

Heidenheim, Baden Württemberg (Hybrid Working/Flexible Working)


Are you a Finance Director with a background in engineering and manufacturing? Do you have experience working in a multi-national/matrix structure? Would you like to take on a new position with career growth potential?

Our client in South Germany needs your skills.

They are a well-established engineering company, headquartered in the UK. Due to a change in the group structure, they are now looking for a Finance Director to lead the team at their main EU site in Germany.

As an experienced Finance Director, you'll already understand the detail of this role. In summary, you'll be managing the operational day-to-day financial transactions, KPIs, cash flow planning and forecasting through monthly reports and budgets that can be presented to the senior stakeholders including the MD, Sales Director, and Manufacturing Director. Senior management have also identified potential high-performing individuals in the finance team who they would like you to develop and mentor. Treasury accounting and related aspects will be covered at Group level so this is very much an operational Finance Director role.

The company currently also has a four-person shared service team, which supports other EU countries. Next year, this will fall under your responsibility, giving you scope to liaise with the other group companies across Europe.

You will be degree educated in business administration, accounting or (financial) controlling and an experienced Financial Controller/Finance Director. You will have relevant finance management experience gained within a European/global matrix manufacturing and engineering organisation. Your experience will include drawing up balance sheets in HGB and IFRS and SAP FI/CO. Understanding of German GAAP useful. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel, Power BI.

As for you, our client envisages you will be a German national with excellent English language skills. You'll be a confident presenter, as part of your role will be to deliver financial reports to the UK head office senior team. Initially, you'll need to be based from the German site full-time, but the role can become a hybrid with some days working from home.

In addition to the salary, our client is also offering a bonus, company car, and hybrid working - our client will assist with accommodation allowance for an apartment for the days when you are on site or alternatively our client will assist with your relocation to the region if you currently live outside the commuting zone.

As you can imagine, there are many other details to discuss, so please indicate your interest by emailing your CV, quoting reference LX 1140931