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UK Finance Director - EMEA
Title: UK Finance Director - EMEA
Category: Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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Aliaxis is one of the world's leading providers of advanced plastic piping systems. Our mission is to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.

Within the UK & Middle East organization, we currently have a thrilling opportunity for a Finance Director to make a strong contribution to financial and management information matters and to serve as a Business Partner to other stakeholders in the organisation.

A key focus will be to drive a more customer service orientated culture through sound financial management and reporting, and the provision of an incisive contribution to cost analysis and reporting.

You like to dream big and make things happen? Do not miss the opportunity to join a broad family of people-centric professionals, thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters!

This role is based in Huntingdon (UK).

Key responsibilities:

Reporting into the VP Finance EMEA and leading a team of 11 people, you will:

Ensure effective operational management of all Finance activities within the UK companies, and other companies with the sub-region; Redefine the Aliaxis UK accounting and finance function to provide an effective and efficient service to the business units in line with Group and Divisional guidelines; Ensure that strong processes and controls are in place that enhances the integrity of all financial information produced; Provide sound financial advice to support commercial decisions within the business especially in the areas of cost and asset management at both an operational and strategic level; Ensure robust procedures and policies are in place to minimize the businesses credit risk and working capital requirements; Implement relevant Group policies within the UK; Lead the budgetary and planning process within the business; Ensure that all financial reporting requirements, internal, group and statutory are met; Provide clear and relevant variance analysis to executive management; Represent the company as a Trustee for the Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension scheme (closed), and oversee activity around the current Aliaxis UK Group Personal Pension plan ensuring good governance and that the plan remains fit for purpose. Requirements

Hold a recognized accounting qualification (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) with relevant PQE; Min. 15 years relevant experience in an international manufacturing environment; Highly computer literate; Proven commercial and operational acumen and ability to contribute to decision making; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others at all level; Self-motivated and flexible with ability to manage a varied, and sometimes heavy, workload; Excellent organisational skills with an ability to prioritize and work to deadlines; Ability to combine strategic vision with hands-on, pragmatic delivery along with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail; Quality driven to ensure excellent service to customers and committed to continuous improvement; Calm manner, able to work under pressure and with changing demands and priorities. Benefits

We offer a unique opportunity to join a Belgian global company that is committed to its future growth, service excellence and employee engagement. Next to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer an impactful role and real long-term growth opportunities.

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