A world leading manufacturing organisation are in need of a Finance Lead for a transformation project that they are about to embark on. This is a pivotal role and will be key in bridging the gap between finance and the rest of the business.
Partner with the Group accounting and reporting teams to ensure proper alignment of costs in compliance with agreed reporting conventions. Assist in the development of presentations and Word documents to communicate the overall vision, strategy, plan and risk management factors of the programmes Lead the financial control of the programmes once launched, including cost management, reporting and realization of benefits Work with programme teams to establish baseline resource plans and costs per the committed business cases Liaise with the country teams in tracking resource commitments and costs, both internal and from outside consulting partners, in line with committed plans Analyze, track and report benefits realization in comparison to the commitments made in the approved business cases Refresh the business cases at key stage gates and as needed through the implementation and realization stages, facilitating the review and re-approval process as needed Ensure all transformation financials are accounted for and reported in line with the established principles, particularly with respect to capitalization and reporting of costs Support and guide the corporate and country level accounting teams in ensuring all accruals are properly made and that all costs are properly accounted for Align to the cadence of the BTO & PMO to support reporting, communication and forecasting to time and accuracy Generally ensure financial transparency around the transformation programmes, ensuring all key stakeholders are involved and aware of all financial factors and risks Work across the countries to align financials, support with forecasting, consolidation and reporting and ensuring the correct apportionment of funds
Relevant qualification- ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA Previous experience within a similar role Well-developed financial analysis skills to translate the complex dynamics of the transformation into summarized and transparent leadership reports Excellent communication skills to be able to partner with multiple stakeholders
This is a fast moving opportunity and will suit an individual who has similar experience and has the gravitas to challenge stakeholders