Regional CFO - Board Member

Czestochowa Permanent
  • The role will cover five countries within EU
  • Review all the current processes to identify and recommend appropriate solutions

About Our Client

Our Client is a well-known organization headquartered in Śląsk voivodeship. They are a strong player in the automotive sector. The company focuses on producing components and working close with OEMs. We are currently seeking to recruit a Group CFO who will support the company in maintaining its strong market position and who will facilitate its further growth in the Continental Europe.

Job Description

  • Support execution of operational and financial strategy on a regional level in Europe
  • Review all the current processes and policies to identify and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Review effectiveness of all manufacturing processes, work on cost efficiency projects
  • Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Work on financial feasibility studies for new projects by thorough assessment of profitability, funding requirements and risks
  • Act as partner to the business side of the organization identifying opportunities for growth and process optimization
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of senior management team and lead the strategy planning within the finance area and beyond
  • Utilize market knowledge and customer relationships to drive insights
  • Focus on productivity, quality, growth and margin
  • Take responsibility for management information on regional level and work closely with PE owner
  • Manage financial planning, periodic financial performance reviews and budget variance, ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations
  • Lead a diverse team located in different countries including SSC based in Poland

The Successful Applicant

  • Years of experience in finance gained in an international sales-driven organization; regional experience, focus and mind-set will a be an advantage
  • Experience in manufacturing sector is strongly preferred
  • Experience in driving change management projects is a key
  • Educated to university degree level
  • ACCA, CIMA or equivalent certification will be a strong asset
  • Successful track record in leading teams in remote locations
  • Experience in collaborating among senior management, business and functional leaders
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic view, strong conceptual skills
  • Fluency in English and Polish is a must
  • Possibility to travel occasionally is essential

What's on Offer

  • An opportunity to gain experience on a leadership function with a regional exposure
  • A chance to create new standards and influence on key company decisions
  • Autonomy and space for taking ownership on processes
  • Travelling abroad is part of the job
  • Place of work is close to Katowice/Częstochowa
Contact
Michal Starosciak
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5272952

Job summary

Function
CFO & Financial Management
Subsector
CFO & Financial Management Subsector
Industry
Industrial
Location
Czestochowa
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Michal Starosciak
Job reference
JN-022022-5272952

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