Interim CFO

Looking for an Iterm  role with an international scope of operations? Looking for a role where you can combine your finance management & people management stills? That one finance role where you get the autonomy further develop a team & finance operations, where your input is welcome and where you also ...

Looking for an Iterm role with an international scope of operations? Looking for a role where you can combine your finance management & people management stills? That one finance role where you get the autonomy further develop a team & finance operations, where your input is welcome and where you also actively contribute to a better plant-based future?

We are looking for an experienced interim CFO fo a European market unit, combining The Netherlands, Belgium & France. You are based in the Netherlands and occasionally travel to the other countries if needed.

Do have experience within Food/FMCG, and have performed a Head of / CFO / Director Finance role? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

In this role, you are an active member of the European Finance Leadership team reporting to the European CFO with matrix reporting into the General Manager of the Netherlands, France & Belgium cluster. You have a strong Finance focus on both long- and short-term success of the business and as people manager you will coach and develop the finance teams in the three countries. You will have a full P&L responsibility in the countries, you will support the local teams whilst standardizing the financial framework according to the EU and Global standards. You manage and support the local finance commercial teams, they provide finance operational and decision support that provides high quality financial and commercial insights driving market unit performance. Also, you will be directly responsible for managing cash flow within the market, making sure a strong control framework exists and is aligned to the Corporate Group function. You will travel regularly across the market to identify and fix problems as they arise and drive efficiencies and cost savings.

You provide thorough analysis and review at a customer and channel level of the commercial plans and results against internal metrics with conclusions and actions required to ensure performance is on track as part of a monthly financial report. You engage with the markets internal and external stakeholders, to drive transparency and build strong, lasting relationships by providing clear indications of current performance, operational soundness and prospects. As business partner, you drive the finance decisions and you understand their impact on the region's bottom line. Next to business partnering with the local and regional finance teams, you collaborate with the global finance team, developing and creating world class processes to align the market, European and Global financial strategies and objectives.

You are an experienced Senior finance professional, within an international environment and you have experience within both Food/ FMCG You live in the Netherlands but are willing to travel to Belgium & France on occasional basis . Your English is fluent.

You are a top-tier professional who is comfortable in detailed precision, high-level strategic analysis and problem solving. You have a strong commercial focus and business partnering skills.

This is a position in a is a fast changing environment, which requires being resilient in the face of pressure and strong project management skills. Next to being a solid business partner from the finance perspective, you are a people manager as well. You will together with a team of professionals where no day is the same and decisions are taken fast.

To succeed you need to be flexible and open-minded, you must be able to adapt quickly to changing requirements and you have strong communication and report writing skills. You also have a strong work ethic, are good team player and you can meet multiple stretching deadlines.

hourly rate 120-135 Euro

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Job Facts

Country
Netherlands
Location
Amsterdam
Job-ID
INON19247
Corporation
Independent Recruiters