Finance Director

National - Spain

  • Referencia: 374618
  • Tipo de trabajo: Permanent
  • Salario: Attractive Salary Package
  • Ubicación: National - Spain

Major responsabilities

Accounting & taxes

  • Guarantees 100% compliance with all relevant local legislation
    (e.g.: statutory accounting standards, tax law, civil law) and
    internal group guidelines.
  • Manages the year-end audit process and external auditors to secure clean Early Warning Memorandums and clean Management Letters.
  • Provides accurate monthly reporting package to the Finance department in HQ to enable proper consolidation at group level


Cash management & treasury

  • Maintains effective credit risk and cash management
  • Aligns all financing (including leasing) and bank selection decisions with the Treasury department in HQ.
  • Manages all local insurance topics (cars, claims and general
    internal inquiries) in alignment with HQ.


Internal controls

  • Establishes an effective Internal Control System and thus
    minimizes the risk of errors, misconduct or fraud by designing
    company processes to satisfy the 4 eyes principle, ensuring
    sufficient segregation of duties and creating awareness about the
    possibility of fraud.
  • Ability to manage the subsidiary in close collaboration with HQ


Controlling (Strong focus)

  • Ensures a timely and efficient distribution of accurate financial information (plan & actual) to every budget holder
  • Establishes a true bottom up planning process and develops a local planning calendar based on the group planning timetablen allowing for sufficient review time and feedback cycles.
  • Assures high forecasting accuracy of business plans by providing regular plan-actual analysis
  • Measures, reviews and challenges the cost/benefit ratio of proposed activities.


Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant Finance experience and a considerable exposure to Commercial Finance, ideally with ecommerce background.
  • University degree in Business Administration/Finance. CPA is a plus.
  • Strong accounting (Local Accounting Standards & IFRS) and taxation knowledge.
    Highly analytical and very skilled individual.
  • Fluent in English. Good communication and presentation skills.
  • IT literate, excellent MS Excel knowledge, familiarity with any
    ERP system and any integrated business analysis tool. SAP are a
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in different, varied situations
    and with different people or groups
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed and be able to work under
    pressure in a fast paced team environment.
  • Capability to handle a process that is not easy and smooth