Finance Director (m/f/d)

Forward looking personality with international Finance Management experience

A unique opportunity to leave your footprint and to take influence in a fast moving environment

  • Location

    Euskirchen / Germany

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The position

    Your mission
    In this challenging position, you are responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities related to the 9 European subsidiaries. You will lead all day-to-day finance operations and supervise accounting teams in Germany, Italy, the UK and Sweden in order to achieve the company’s goals and objectives consistent with legal and regulatory requirements. Assisting the strategic planning for the future growth of the business, the development of each year’s Annual Financial/Operating Plan with direct alignment to the strategic plan objectives as well as having the responsibility for treasury, cash & asset management, budgeting, cost management, operations & financial reporting and analysis are an another part of your responsibilities. As the Finance Director you are taking over an important responsibility to professionalize the European Finance organisation. You will work in a matrix organisation and report to the CFO in the US as well as to the President Europe of Arrowhead Engineered Products and work closely with the management team to continue the profitable growth path.
    Strong academic credentials including a Degree in Finance or Accounting as well as in Economics are building the basis of your profile. Your are a financial professional with 10-15 years of direct experience in the middle-market including acquisition work, leveraged finance, and inventory systems and process control in an international acting company. You have a manufacturing or distribution business and are experienced in working with operations in Germany and additional EU operations. Familiarity with international sourcing and operations is required. You possess proven ability to develop financial plans and allocate/manage resources to consistently meet organizational objectives. Your assertive and influential personality has shaped your leadership and interpersonal skills. You are a results-oriented and hands-on personality with strong communication skills, an aptitude for creative thinking and decision making along with very good analytical and conceptual skills. Fluent in English and German (oral and written) is absolutely necessary.
    The offer
    This unrivalled opportunity is characterized by a high degree of responsibility in a challenging yet very rewarding environment. Arrowhead is a dynamic company with a strong international culture that is striving to grow in order to prosper in the competitive and changing market environment. You will get the opportunity to support the company’s growth strategy and to achieve visible contributions and thereby influencing the success of the company.

    We thank you for applying via, Reference: CH-03812 for further information please call +41 44 396 11 11. Mercuri Urval has offices in Zurich, Nyon, Bern and Lucerne as well as more than 70 branches worldwide.

About the company

    Arrowhead Engineered Products, headquartered in Blaine MN USA, is a global distributor of replacement hard parts and their components. Arrowhead has been serving their customers for over 45 years, and their mission is to sell high quality products at great prices while providing exceptional customer service. Arrowhead has the most qualified and experienced customer service team in the industry. The company has expanded in 2018 acquiring the German ratioparts Ersatzteile-Vertriebs-GmbH located in Euskirchen. The whole company including newly acquired ratioparts has in total 900 employees with a sales turnover of close to USD 400 Mio.