This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Plant Finance Manager with a background in Manufacturing Finance to join a highly international, market-leading business at one of their key plant locations in Germany.
Plant Finance Manager, Lower Saxony, Germany
The business is currently performing very well and, after a couple of years in this role, you will have the opportunity to develop further either within Finance or into a more operational role.
As part of the local management team, you will play a key role in the further development and improvement of the plant, and collaborate with colleagues internationally.
As the Plant Finance Manager, your role will include:
Ensure accuracy of monthly accounting transactions and reporting to management.
Stock valuation and controlling.
Analysis and decision support on CAPEX investments.
Responsibility for short and long-term planning processes for the plant, including annual budget.
Ensure compliance with SOX for the site.
Additional reporting to ensure year end statutory requirements are met.
Provide any ad hoc analyses and reporting required by the management team.
Audit monthly payroll.
To organise and run the site Estimating Committee, which is responsible for setting manufacturing cost recovery parameters.
Degree level qualification or higher in Finance and Accounting or related subject.
Proven experience in Manufacturing Finance.
People management skills.
Excellent communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Fluency in English and German.
Previous knowledge of SOX would be desirable.
Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel and ideally prior experience working with SAP.
If you are interested in applying for this Plant Finance Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
My client, a global leader in the FMCG market, seeks a Senior Demand Planner to join their newly created team. This position can be based anywhere in Europe and benefits from 100% flexible home working if you desire. As a Senior Demand Planner, you will focus on the design, implementation and improvements of forecast accuracy through statistical forecast applications. You will work closely with Sales and Marketing departments to incorporate market intelligence with the introduction of new products, exiting product conversions and deactivations. A key part of this role is leading multiple projects across S&OP initiatives to deliver process enhancements. My client has a dynamic and diverse business model, which incorporates a wide range of products that supply a wealth of sectors.
Senior Demand Planner, Europe
As my client continues to focus on enhancing their planning strategy to support impressive growth levels, they are offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Senior Demand Planner to work with their operational and strategic developments. You will review, challenge and enhance their planning strategy on local, regional and global levels, to align all areas of the business to achieve corporate synergy and exceed agreed targets.
Desired Skills and Experience for the Senior Demand Planner role
As a Senior Demand Planner, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Experience being based on production/manufacturing is a distinct advantage
Circa 3–5 plus years’ experience in a leading global planning capacity. Utilising forecast error, accuracy and bias tools
Project/Change Management experience, ideally across Supply Chain processes
Excellent analytical skills, utilising market information to strengthen in-house planning capabilities
Previous experience with strategic planning improvement projects in an FMCG business is also highly preferred
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Demand Planner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to join a dynamic, fast-paced international business within their second largest company in terms of revenue. You will have responsibility for managing three Team Leaders with an overall team of nearly 20, with strong potential to develop into a Director level role within a couple of years.
Finance Manager, Paris or Lille, France
They are seeking an agile candidate who is able to see the big picture in order to manage stakeholder expectations and ensure financial excellence.
As Finance Manager, your role will include:
Overall responsibility for the month end closing processes.
Developing and tracking KPIs to ensure the overall performance of the team, including direct management of three Team Leaders.
Ensure compliance with global Accounting policies.
Work in partnership with operational teams to identify large or unusual transactions.
Oversight for the annual financial statements and annual audit processes.
Collaborate with local and centralised Accounting, as well as other business services.
Act as a subject matter expert in areas such as acquisitions, integrations and other projects.
Degree level qualification in Finance and Accountancy or related subject, alongside a professional Accounting qualification.
Minimum 8 years’ experience in related roles with a progressive career profile.
Experience working in an international manufacturing environment.
Good knowledge of US GAAP and local statutory requirements.
Fluency in English and French.
Strong IT skills, preferably with experience in SAP.
Strong people management skills.
Strong organisational and problem-solving skills.
If you are interested in applying for this Finance Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
A global chemicals business are looking for a HR Generalist – DACH & Eastern Europe to join their HR Shared Services team. The company is agile, fast-paced and has a fantastic track record for developing people inhouse and this role has become available due to an internal promotion.
HR Generalist, Wiesbaden, Germany
You will be the first line support for an employee population of c300 people most of which are based in Germany & Switzerland but also includes some employees based in Austria and Eastern Europe. Reporting live into the HR Manager – Germany but will work closely with the wider HR team throughout Europe.
Area of responsibility:
Responsibility for the monthly payroll accounting in the individual countries including preparation and post-processing of the payroll
Control of external accounting/payroll service providers in the countries served
Personnel administration (from entry to exit) and data maintenance
Supervision of the time officers of the individual locations
Interface to external service providers of company pension schemes
Interface to accounting: support of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
Perspective assumption of the role of HR manager for the UK / Nordics countries
Completed basic commercial qualifications, ideally with a specialization / specialization in the HR area
A minimum of two years of experience in personnel administration and payroll, ideally with the management of external payroll providers
Safe knowledge of labor, tax and social security law, ideally in Germany and Switzerland
Independent way of working
Safe user knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word), Cornerstone on Demand, SAP R / 3 HCM, LOGA
Application-safe knowledge of German and English
Readiness for occasional business trips
If you are interested in applying for this HR Generalist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment are working with an international business who have a strong focus on sustainable and ecological development, and are currently looking for a Senior HR Payroll Specialist to join their HR Team.
Senior HR Payroll Specialist, Cologne, Germany
Reporting into the HR Manager, the Senior HR Payroll Specialist will be the expert regarding the Payroll process/coordination with our client’s Payroll provider. You will help and support all employees with all Payroll and labor law issues, and contribute to the design and structuring of our client’s existing HR processes and procedures proactively. The Senior HR Payroll Specialist will be the main contact for questions in connection with Payroll Accounting for German employees and internal HR inquiries. You will have the opportunity to work within an international business who have supported their employees to work flexibly from home.
Responsibilities of the Senior HR Payroll Specialist include:
An expert for Accounting-relevant tax law issues, in particular SFN surcharges for changing shifts, as well as social security issues
Be the interface between the works council, HR Services Germany and our employees
Provide advice in the course of new agreements regarding tax and social security effects
Actively monitor changes in social security and tax law, and evaluate and examine the effects on HR regulations
Coordinate, prepare and support social security and trade association examinations
Creation of certificates and the corresponding provision of information to external bodies (authorities, social security agencies, health insurance companies)
Evaluate and modify compensation processes and tools (merit, bonus, benefits) to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements
Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data, such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals and absenteeism rates; liaise with HR Controlling
Education/qualifications and desired requirements:
5+ years of relevant professional experience within Payroll, ideally within a production/ manufacturing business
Specialist knowledge in Payroll Accounting and the associated systems is required
Proficient in handling MS Office products, especially advanced in Excel
Good knowledge of tax and social security law
Fluent German and advanced English skills
Project Management experience
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Can identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
You will be flexible, reliable and work well under pressure, always using your initiative to drive improvements and efficiencies.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior HR Payroll Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Following enhanced developments throughout their business units, my client, a large multi-national organisation seeks a Supply Chain Leader for their site in the North West region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This position has been created as part of a wider optimisation project, which will ultimately culminate in greater efficiencies, digital working, and the implementation of a new lean ERP system for the whole business.
Supply Chain Leader, Bielefeld, Germany
The Supply Chain Leader will be targeted with supporting the EMEA Planning department and achieve the associated corporate goals. With the aim of driving towards best-in-class customer service, you will work closely with various divisions, IT and associated departments on Supply Chain Planning-related activities. With a solid Supply Chain background, you will be adept at mastering inventory optimisation techniques, process improvement of Demand & Supply Planning and providing strong technical hands-on support into the Supply Chain area.
Ideally having operated in a Manufacturing environment, you will have prior knowledge of Supply and Demand Planning insights, the ability to shape and understand the structure of the Supply Chain Leader role, and a proven track record in developing best-in-class processes and operational topics related to Supply Chain Planning.
The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with a proven record in delivering process improvements to senior stakeholders in a concise and clear manner. By taking a proactive Project Management approach, you will be able to identify improvement opportunities and implement these into the overall Supply Chain – the analytical and quantitative nature of the role will allow you to identify problems, make recommendations, assess performance and enhance planning processes.
As Supply Chain Leader, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Strong analytical and process skills with some previous analytical experience (preferred in Logistics and/or Supply Chain)
Project Management expertise, PMP/PMI qualification would be an advantage
5+ years’ working experience in an international environment in Demand or Supply Planning
Advanced user knowledge of JDE Manufacturing-Distribution or SAP ECC/APO would be advantageous
Experience in data marts, Excel, JDE or SAP and building analysis reports
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Fluent in English, any other language would be an advantage
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Leader role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
My client, an industry market leader, operates a number of global manufacturing sites. As they look to further enhance their Barcelona office they are seeking an established Vice President Supply Chain. Leading full E2E process optimisation, the Vice President Supply Chain will be instrumental in leading the direction, strategy, planning and execution for the company’s manufacturing operations, including end to end supply / value chain solutions. Following a sustained period of investment my client has established a reputation for proven, quality manufactured products. They have a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products.
Vice President Supply Chain, Barcelona, Spain
As their long established brand looks towards expansion following continued growth, my client is offering an excellent opportunity for the Vice President Supply Chain to lead their strategic vision across Europe. You will enhance a professional, pro-active culture ensuring that, as the company grows, manufacturing capabilities meet or exceed all industry and customer requirements for cost, quality and responsiveness.
Reporting into the SVP, the Vice President Supply Chain is tasked with enhancing the productivity levels via engineered solutions and people engagement. You will bring experience of interaction across all key Supply Chain functions (manufacturing, quality, logistics, procurement, Engineering) to drive group initiatives whilst working closely with the SVP and other global C level stakeholders to formalise operational plans, goals, and future product innovations.
As Vice President Supply Chain we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a Technical/Engineering discipline, preferably with an MBA but not essential
A minimum of 10 years leadership and people management experience is essential within FMCG style environment setting and delivering against KPIs
Formal qualifications in supply chain, manufacturing management, engineering, six sigma or lean or supply chain focused areas
Previously led senior-level negotiations with business unit stakeholders and manufacturing partners – realistically you will have led in more than one of the following functions manufacturing, logistics, planning, purchasing, quality, engineering
Be able to develop and manage budgeting and budget execution with a focus on product costs and margins
An ability to establish relationships with the full range of worldwide sub-contract manufacturers and familiarity with their capabilities, pricing strategies, and negotiation tactics
Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment
Travel is essential, around 20% which could rise on occasions.
If you are interested in applying for this Vice President Supply Chain role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
My global manufacturing client is seeking a Master Planner for their site based in the West Midlands, UK. Sitting in a central role, you will support local site planning initiatives with a core focus on improving the wider sister businesses with adopting a consolidated planning process throughout Europe. The Master Planner will help support the wider business by assessing, challenging and enhancing existing supply chain planning processes covering production, supply and demand (S&OP) planning.
Master Planner, West Midlands, UK
As a member of the management team on site, you will work closely to develop end-to-end processes in a fast-paced, often project-focused environment. You will draw upon your experiences using SAP within a planning and production arena to further improve the existing supply chain concepts and oversee their successful implementation.
As Master Planner, we are looking for high calibre planning professionals with the following skillsets:
Ideally educated to a minimum bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering/SCM)
Circa 5+ years' experience of site based, including multi-site production environments
Strong experience of using SAP, ideally having implemented to new sites or departments
Develop strategies, policies and procedures to enhance value of the entire planning function in creating a world class materials management group
Previous experience in international production/demand planning and or inventory management, performance metrics, and project management
Develop and continuously improve supplier programs
Participate in the design and implementation of new ERP system and heighten its use is an advantage
Travel will be necessary, circa 20%
If you are interested in applying for this Master Planner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Opportunity to start an incredible journey in your career, in this Finance Manager role, with our global Technology-focused client located in Rotterdam. This US-owned business works across a variety of sectors, and is looking for a Finance professional with drive and motivation to progress their career within the business to eventually stretch to increase global scope.
Finance Manager – Netherlands & Belgium
Overseeing the Accounting function for the Netherlands and Belgium regions, your responsibility as Finance Manager will include end responsibility for statutory reporting, payroll, expenses and capex in close cooperation with external consultants/auditors. You will enjoy reviewing processes and implementing improvements, as well as guiding and developing a team of 10+ Finance employees across Accounting and Invoicing specialisms in three different locations.
Responsibilities of the Finance Manager:
Overseeing the Accounting and Invoicing teams for the Netherlands and Belgium regions
Supervising 10+ FTE and supporting with personal development and career management within the broader organisation
Driving implementation of harmonized Accounting and related processes with the rest of the group
Identifying opportunities to improve end-to-end business processes and drive related projects
Monitor the monthly closing process
Establish and monitor strong financial internal controls
Supervise calculations of income tax and deferred tax
Ensure VAT compliance in the Netherlands and Belgium in cooperation with the Tax department
Ensure statutory compliance and timely preparation of all statutory reports for all legal entities
Coordinate internal and external audits – regular contact with external auditors and consultants
Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics and/or a recognised professional accounting qualification
8+ years of relevant work experience
Proactive, process-driven, analytical, logical and disciplined approach to problem-solving
Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised on own initiative
Excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to converse at all levels
Good knowledge of US GAAP
Knowledge of Belgian and Dutch statutory requirements (including Dutch & Belgian GAAP) would be beneficial
Fluent in English language, Dutch language skills beneficial
If you are interested in applying for the Finance Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
Our objective at EMEA Recruitment GmbH is to find Europe's top talent for some of the largest and most reputable companies based predominantly in the Netherlands and Switzerland. We are offering a fantastic opportunity for graduates to experience the best of both worlds by still living in Nottingham but gaining valuable exposure by working with leading companies across Switzerland, The Netherlands or even the rest of Europe, the Middle-East and Asia.
Associate Recruitment Consultant, Nottingham, UK
At EMEA Recruitment GmbH we have 4 values that have contributed to our success; we are consultative, specialists, committed and confidential. Our values and culture are reflected in everything we do, by all consultants in all our locations.
If you are passionate about languages and you are a fluent German, French or Dutch speaker, we will give you the opportunity to utilise your skills within our established International division. With regular business trips to the Netherlands or Switzerland, EMEA Recruitment GmbH offers a unique opportunity for graduates to learn and experience working in the International business world.
If you are not a language speaker but have experience working already in Recruitment, Sales or Account Management and feel you have the relevant skills to become an International Recruitment Consultant, then please get in touch.
What will you be doing?
As an Associate Recruitment Consultant we will guide and train you to become a leading expert in sourcing top European talent. Through our development program, you will follow a schedule that will cover all areas of recruitment including; relationship management, advanced sales techniques, competency based interviewing and research methodologies.
Your future at EMEA Recruitment GmbH isn't just about developing clients. You will be taking the lead in helping people further their careers as well as organising interviews and liaising between candidates and clients. This will eventually lead to contract negotiation and ultimately result in you becoming a well-rounded International recruiter.
What to expect in your first year at EMEA Recruitment GmbH ...
. Your base salary plus industry leading commission . Realistic first year earnings of £25k+
. All new consultants receive 50% of your fees billed over the first 6 months
. The chance to become a valued member of the team with the opportunity to develop a solid career from Associate Recruitment Consultant to Director level
. Senior Consultants earn in excess of £100k/€150k/CHF150k
. The chance to work with the Directors of the business who will show you respect and treat you how they would expect to be treated.
. Regular travel to Switzerland or the Netherlands . We reward you for your hard work with amazing incentives including; - Industry leading commission/bonus - Wining and dining in some top venues including Michelin star restaurants - Holiday incentives including Las Vegas, Bahamas and Miami - Your birthday as an extra holiday - Company social events including visits to the races, cocktail making, city breaks and outdoor pursuits - Additional benefits including personal training sessions and Pension
What kind of person are we looking for?
We are looking for candidates who have a history of going above and beyond. If you have been involved in activities such as being a captain of a team, taking part in a student union or success in any other extracurricular activities then we are interested in talking to you. You must have the flexibility to be able to travel at least once a month, must also able to communicate at all levels, be a confident, ambitious and self-motivated graduate, with strong business development and relationship management skills. Have fluency in English and must be a graduate with a minimum 2:2 qualification
If interested in this position, please contact Laura Henderson in the Nottingham Office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call on 07932 094 913