Finance Director Italy

Milano Permanent
  • Finance Director Italy based in Milan
  • Multinational dynamic environment

About Our Client

Our client is a global multinational group.

Job Description

The Finance Director will have the following main tasks:

  • Quickly grasp business processes and interact as a senior business partner with the General Manager and international finance departments;
  • Analyse and optimise financial, tax, accounting and controlling processes;
  • Interact with local financial institution and external auditors, ensuring deployment of improvements and action plans;
  • Implement standard processes and systems, in alignment with the Group guidelines, ensuring and improving a good level of internal control;
  • Set up and drive integration plans for newly acquired companies, in order to align processes and procedures to the Group's guidelines;
  • Supervise treasury, accounting and reporting, credit and collection, risk management, tax, legal, procurement, payroll and IT departments, supporting an excellent and clear communication flow;
  • Identify and set clear targets and KPIs for the organisation;
  • Lead and motivate the team, actively supporting business processes change management;

The Successful Applicant

  • Master's degree in finance or accounting is required; MBA education will be appreciated;
  • Previous solid experience gained as Finance Director within international environment; ERP implementation and previous Shared Service Centre's experience will be an asset;
  • Deep understanding of local finance, tax and accounting procedures;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience managing employees, always being very proactive and autonomous, maintaining hands-on attitude;
  • Excellent leadership skills, target oriented and reliable;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Dynamic, passionate and flexible, able to be an active change agent;
  • Able to communicate with, engage and influence different stakeholders;
  • Fluency in English and Italian are required; any additional language will be considered an asset.

What's on Offer

Excellent career opportunity.

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