Freelance CFO
Michael Page Belgium
limburg, Limburg, BE
5 dagen geleden
source : Monster

The CFO is an accomplished financial executive with unquestionable integrity, a positive reputation, drive, and demonstrated success serving as a public company or private company CFO.

Client Details

Our client is an independent global automotive supplier of innovative and energy efficient powertrains

Description

Oversee and coordinate the business planning process to develop long-term strategic and annual operating budgets, including decisions on deploying capital, cash flow optimization and strategic manufacturing footprint.

Lead internal controls compliance and culture, including any action plans associated with audit findings.

Provide sound financial and economic advice to the management team as part of the ongoing planning and implementation of business strategies, including pricing (cost estimation / quoting), profitability, cost management, cash flow, capital utilization, and taxes and funding optimization.

Drive transparent consolidation and reporting of financial operating performance, variance analysis, and sales forecasts review and business projections.

Own the enterprise risk assessment framework to ensure risks are identified and reduced to acceptable levels.

Coordinate and collaborate with internal / external constituents in such areas as funding, taxation, accounting policies and procedures, financial modelling, economic projections, etc.

Direct interaction with the board and shareholders financial departments, to provide the board the relevant financial information for strategic decision making.

Performant stakeholder management with financial partners (banks, investors) to ensure effective and efficient funding

Advise on financial / business issues related to new joint ventures, mergers / acquisitions, and operations.

Develop a world class team through talent acquisition, and management & development to support business growth plans and robust succession planning.

Continuously promote a high-performance culture across the Team as well as the broader organization.

DESIRED OUTCOMES

Build a strong and trusted relationship between the major Chinese shareholders and the leadership team, acting as a key conduit between the two.

Secure new capital investment not only from the current shareholders but help to find new ways to bring cash to the company / including new shareholders and reinforce the existing capital structure.

Establish a best in class finance team, structure and processes.

Restore company profitability.

Deliver / exceed budget and 5Y plan.

Prepare the company for next potential step in the markets.

Profile

  • 15+ years' experience in finance leadership roles, including as a CFO.
  • This could be from a range of industries beyond automotive, but ideally with some degree of manufacturing.
  • Proven track record as business partner to a CEO. With demonstrated ability to understand the broader business strategy and value creation model quickly and deeply.
  • FP&A background with a strong track record in the implementation of initiatives. Having an earlier foundation in Big 4 audit background is a plus.
  • Well established business partner
  • Strong track record in partnering with CEO and senior leadership team in recommending and executing enterprise-wide strategies to support business growth.
  • Ideally in a high / fast growth environment.

  • Academic pedigree A Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or another related field is required.
  • A Chartered Accountant and MBA is preferred.

  • Fluency in English is required, and Mandarin knowledge considered as a plus, with executive-level leadership, interpersonal, negotiation, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Job Offer

    A CFO role for an international company

    6+ months minimum

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