Junior Business Finance Manager FR/UK H/F - Mouscron

lundi 4 septembre 2017
Date limite
mercredi 4 octobre 2017
Unique Wallonie Finance
Niveau d'expérience
2 à 5 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Unique Finance, company specialized in recruiting financial and accounting profiles, and leader on the market since 1997, offers you the job that matches your ambition.

Our client, a company based in Mouscron, is looking for a junior business finance manager.

Job Description
Key responsabilities

1. Business Partner the Plant Manager/ General Manager

  • Develop in conjunction with the Plant Manager clear actionable plans to ensure delivery against budgeted and forecasted commitments. This should be undertaken by means of support and challenge
  • Initiate and drive strategic projects for the plant and build strong business cases for those projects
  • Spot risks & opportunities

    2. Manage Forecasting and Budgetting process for the plant
  • Drive the Corporate Plan, Budget and Forecast processes for the plant
  • Ensure ambitious and realistic target setting in those processes
  • Deliver the necessary analyses and reports with their interpretion and comments on budget and forecast

    3. Provide insight in key result drivers
  • Monitor & challenge plant performance on prime costs, overheads, OPEX, CAPEX and stocks
  • Ensure that all relevant result variables are understood by the plant
  • Ensure that cause and effect is fully understood and documented in concise and to the point conclusions and commentary
  • Provide constant update of this cause and effect relationship through specifically developed monitoring tools

    4. OPEX Projects
  • Introduce OPEX A3 scoping documents in conjunction with the operational colleagues
  • Ensure all projects actually deliver sustainable benefits within the P&L account
  • Measure and track all OPEX savings, net savings after deduction of costs, on a monthly basis
  • Develop 3-5 year strategic plans to deliver against our commitment to lower operating cost in conjunction with the Plant Manager
  • Participate to the internal audit process and drive agreed actions

    5. Capital Expenditure
  • Coordinate the budget and forecast process for all site projects (incl. Commercial, R&D, ...)
  • Prepare a solid financial analysis of new capex introductions ensuring consistent data including the full picture with detailed calculations and a summary of the costs & benefits
  • Provide substitution if the capex request is not in budget/ forecast
  • Consider & refer to quotes of alternative suppliers
  • Capture, monitor and control the site capex spend
  • Provide post investment appraisals

    6. Working capital management
  • Work with the plant team in the control and minimisation of the raw materials, packaging and WIP
  • Organise the physical inventory process for the plant
  • Inform the Controllers of stock at risk issues to be provided for

    7. Internal control
  • Ensure group policy is applied
  • Implement controls
  • Ensure inefficiencies are reported and action plans are implemented and executed

    8. Support the decision making process
  • Support the costing process in order to achieve the most accurate & challenging costing
  • Support the S&Op process by delivering the necessary financial information
  • Reflect the decisions from the S&Op process in budgets and forecasts  

Job Requirements

  • Master Degree in Business Economics
  • Have a willingness to thorougly understand what the business requires as information
  • Be driven by a need to understand the figures and their business meaning
  • Team player that supports and challenges at the same time
  • Able to influence people outside direct control
  • Results-oriented, making sure all is done to hit the target
  • Ready to invest in the detail and able to conclude on the summary
  • Financial Analysis and Management Accounting
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes and their impact on results and costing
  • Good understanding of investment analysis
  • Good office tools knowledge
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to develop good and simple concepts in support of a detailed and complex business environment
  • English : Good mastering of written and spoken language
  • French : Good mastering of written and spoken language
  • Dutch : Is a plus

Salary and Benefits
We offer your a job with a large scope on interim basis until the end of December 2017.

We offer your a competitive salary package that fits your experience.