For our client, an international FMCG company based in Germany, we are looking for ambitious and experienced candidates for the position of Finance Manager.
Higher education in economics (ACCA or CIMA qualifications would be an additional advantage),
Minimum 5-7 years of experience in a similar managerial position in commercial controlling (preferably in the FMCG industry),
Experience in improving financial and business processes in an organization, implementing new controlling tools,
Knowledge of modern reporting standards based on IFRS and a very good understanding of commercial controlling and finance topics,
Very good proficiency in IT tools (ERP, BI) aimed atsupporting business operations,
High level of independence and proactive approach,
Very good command of the English language, knowledge of German will be an additional advantage.
Preparation of the annual budget, monthly forecasts,and short- and medium-term plans, management reporting, and participation in the decision-making process for key business decisions.
Active support to business units: sales forecasting, marketing and operational budget planning, preparation of analyses, reports,and presentations for headquarters and internal clients.
Preparation of financial models and analyses for commercial departments, budget control for the aforementioned departments, explanation of variances, and recommending optimization actions, anticipating financial and business risks.
Responsibility for analyzing competition and market trends, monitoring the profitability of channels, clients, and products.
Creation, maintenance, and enhancement of key businessindicators.
Training employees in the areas of commercial financeand controlling tools.
Managing a subordinate team (accounting andcontrolling).
Responsibility for the development and improvement of controlling tools.