Managing Director - Manufacturing Plant

<p>Our client is an exciting, leading global partner supporting the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry.&nbsp; This organization is stable and growing!&nbsp; In the Czech Republic, they have a successful 24/7 manufacturing operation, which has seen steady growth over the past many years.&nbsp;</p>

Pilsen, Czech Republic

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

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Overview: <p>Presently the position of Managing Director is available for an experienced, well-rounded General Manager coming from a manufacturing setting.&nbsp;&nbsp; This role will lead a cross-functional team of Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, HR, IT and EHS.&nbsp;&nbsp; As the MD, you will bring a deep understanding of manufacturing financial management, the ability to bring new levels of collaboration and teamwork, process improvement and manage the overall economic initiatives of this site.&nbsp;&nbsp; You will be working side by side and as a Peer to the Plant Manager who oversees production.&nbsp;&nbsp; As one of the site Authority Officers, you will share in responsibility for representing the organization with authorities, auditors, etc.&nbsp;&nbsp; The MD will bring demonstrated leadership abilities to drive empowerment, and cohesiveness across functions.&nbsp;</p> <p>This is an excellent leadership opportunity in the region!</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Management of cross functional areas including finance, accounting, controlling, IT, ERP-SAP, Logistics, Purchasing, Health &amp; Safety, HR for large production site.&nbsp;</p> <p>Ensure collaboration with the management board regarding site forecasting, budgeting and other critical strategic initiatives</p> <p>Communicate with the state authorities, auditors, and other related site legal authority topics.</p> <p>Oversee and support in the preparation of the annual financial plan and year-end forecasts, financial statements and accounting following the strategic plan</p> <p>By following legal regulations, coordinates the sites economic activity</p> <p>Ensures auditing of accounts, guarantees compliance with applicable financial and legal standards</p> <p>Methodically manages and coordinates accounting/financial processes and controlling</p> <p>Leads team of 10 direct reports in various functional areas</p>
Requirements: <p>Strong leadership skills in senior role</p> <p>Knowledge of Czech Tax Issues, Financial Accounting (Czech Accounting Standards, IFRS), Financial Statements, Financial and Plant Controlling</p> <p>Knowledge in SAP, MS Office and BI-tools</p> <p>Analytical, detailed, organized, process oriented</p> <p>Critical thinking, ability to take decisions</p> <p>Ability to work independently</p> <p>Results oriented</p> <p>Ability to motivate teams and manage teams</p> <p>Global mindset and international ways of thinking and ability to work with international teams</p> <p>Direct and open communicator</p> <p>Ability to coach, delegate and empower others</p> <p>Strategic, hands on (no job to large or small to tackle)</p> <p>Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Manufacturing Site CFO, Managing Director or General Manager</p> <p>University degree in Business,&nbsp; Economics,&nbsp; Finance, Accounting or relevant</p> <p>Experience in operational process management is essential</p>