An excellent opportunity for a Vice President of Finance – Supply Chain operations to join a Global Medical Devices company in Ireland. This position will report to the senior VP based in the US. This is a senior-level position and will form part of the Global Supply Chain Senior Leadership Team.The ideal candidate will be a proven Finance leader with extensive financial and accounting leadership experience with global manufacturing organisations. This position is a key role within the Global Supply Chain Senior Leadership Team in terms of developing, shaping and driving Supply Chain strategy. This position will lead and manage a Global Finance team supporting manufacturing locations and distribution centres globally. The ideal candidate will have experience in a company known for having a “state of the art” Supply Chain.
This position is a Hybrid based opportunity.
Onsite location is Athlone.
Overview of your responsibilities (full job description available on request):
Financial leadership of our worldwide manufacturing plants, distribution networks and productivity initiatives related to Global Supply Chain.
Managing the financial reporting and control environment of all worldwide plants and distribution networks.
This position will provide operations, corporate finance and business unit management with financial data and analyses as required for decision support and strategic direction.
Responsible for identifying key business and financial trends and developing action plans to position the company and its business units for profitable growth and efficiency.
Direct responsibility for the Global Supply Chain P&L, balance sheet and inventory controls and costing.
Act as primary interface with worldwide operations and plant managers to report financial results and assure proper controls. Develop and implement procedures that ensure compliance and consistency across the business.
Maintain and develop key performance measures.
Advise senior management team regarding strategic initiatives.
Fully participate in developing and driving the wider strategic goals for Global Supply Chain.
Contribute to acquisitions and divestments by joining due diligence teams, participating in closings, and leading the manufacturing financial integration process.
Drive the Finance transformation roadmap through a continuous improvement mindset
Lead a diverse group of people by sustaining an inclusive and empowered organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role:
Degree in finance or accounting is required. An MBA and/or CPA is desirable.
Proven finance leader with 15+ years of progressively responsible financial and accounting leadership experience with global, manufacturing driven organisations.
The candidate will have ideally worked in public company so will be familiar with the requirements of a publicly reporting organization.
A track record managing change plus international experience.
Extensive experience in a matrix management organization is a must.
A career history that includes positions in control and financial analysis, as well as exposure to other
financial disciplines, to include cost accounting, financial reporting and consolidation
Strong systems background and broad understanding of Global Supply Chain management.
Proficiency with ERP, ERD system implementations (SAP or similar).
Experience in a company known for having a “state of the art” supply chain.
Six Sigma and/or regimented process methodology experience is desirable, but not a requirement.
Experience in a Medical Device organization is a plus.
Must be fluent in English (Native or bilingual proficiency).
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role contact Gillian Nicholson
+353 90 6450665