VP Finance EMEA


We have been retained by our client to recruit an experienced and successful senior finance professional. As part of our client's senior management team, you will be responsible for contributing to the company's success across the EMEA region (45+ countries) and the execution of it's strategic business plan.

You must have strong hands-on experience of FP&A and be highly analytical with the ability to drive margin improvement, implement change and identify efficiencies across the company in support of corporate goals. You will lead a team based in several countries and establish the highest standards of quality and consistency. We are looking for an entrepreneurial mindset that is built on team success and a hands-on approach to success.^Experience in mergers and acquisitions will be an advantage.

You will own the annual, quarterly and monthly budget process while working to improve the accuracy of the forecast. You will help to build an integrated global team, oversee controllers^and shared services, and work closely with global accounting, FP&A and Internal Audit. You will develop, train and motivate the current teams, as well as attracting and retaining new talent.


At least 15 years’ experience as a finance executive, ideally gained through a combination of public accounting and public company experience.

Prior experience in a global company with dispersed operations and a strong global mindset is critical. Specific knowledge of software or services business is helpful.

Strong technical expertise in accounting and finance; must have deep experience with US GAAP, SEC reporting and SOX requirements.

A track record of growing and enhancing margins across geographies by identifying efficiencies^and new business opportunities.

Merger and acquisition experience, including leading integration and driving synergies.

Experience using state of the art reporting and consolidating tools to ensure timely and accurate monthly and quarterly closings.

Strong team player with the ability to establish positive and effective working relationships within all functional departments.

Record of creative and innovative thinking.


Please quote reference 00001659 when contacting us.

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