Moet-Hennessey Finance & Operations Director in Belgium

Finance & Operations Director

  • Company: Mo√ęt Hennessy Belux

  • Location: Belgium

  • Business group: Wines & Spirits

  • Contract type: Permanent Job

  • Function: Finance

  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years

  • Reference No.: MHE00501

  • Date of publication: 2017.07.09

Position

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES1- Finance & Controlling- Leads consolidation within the subsidiaries of sales planning data (Estimates, Budget, Plan) supporting Sales & Marketing departments.- Manages efficiently processes in accounting and controlling (budgeting, reporting, cash collection, funding, treasury, cost controls).- Prepare the local Annual Statements.- Manage all reporting and business follow-up of our Distributor in Luxembourg.- Ensures all finance reporting on time to MH, MH Europe, Maisons.- Actively monitor and evaluate the overall performance of the business and ensure the quality of financial information provided to local and international management within requested deadlines.- Ensure solid FTT contract management for both On and Off trade channels.- Regularly update Business Controller NE&I and Chief Financial Officer MHE on relevant points of attention and issues relating to financial operations in Belgium.- Generate/Coordinate ad hoc analysis on channel, customer or product profitability and support Sales Directors, Marketing Director and General Manager in assessing profitability of promotions and other initiatives.- Manages external audits.- Manages and controls Tax processes.2- Risk Management & Compliance- Constructs and monitor reliable Internal Control systems within MH Belux.- Implement operational and administrative procedures, in line with Group standards.- Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.- Liaises with MH Europe Legal department for all legal and contractual topics.- Ensure that record keeping meets MH, LVMH and external auditors requirements.- Reports risk issues to the Country Manager and MHE CFO.- Manages internal and external audits.IT & HR- Maintain, secure and facilitate the use of IT systems that enable the organisation to achieve its business objectives.- Coordinates the implementation of MH IT business and supply chain projects.- Be responsible of HR topics related to administration, payroll in compliance with the LVMH and MH guidelines guidelines.

Supply Chain & Sales administration- Manage the Customer Service team to ensure the right level of service is provided to customers.- Manage the relationship with the 3PL, in particular check the level of service and follow up the contracts.- Supervise demand planning to reach efficient level of stock while avoiding out of stock.Management- Accountable for the management and development of the finance and operation teams (set objectives, recruit, coach, evaluate).- Permanently searches, together with Country Manager, to improve controlling capabilities of the organization and the efficiency of processes.- Provides financial information insight on asset management, trough indicators such as DSO, sales & Business trends, to support strategic decisions.

Management

Accountable for the management and development of the finance and operation teams (set objectives, recruit, coach, evaluate)

Permanently searches, together with Country Manager, to improve controlling capabilities of the organization and the efficiency of processes

Provides financial information insight on asset management, trough indicators such as DSO, sales & Business trends, to support strategic decisions

Profile

QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED:Education: Master's Degree in Finance or Accounting or a professional accounting certificate required.Languages: Fluency in French and English is necessary, both oral and written. Dutch is a plus.Professional experience: Minimum 7-10 years finance experience in an international environment. Good knowledge of Group reporting, Accounting principles, IFRS.Technical & management skills: Knowledge of Systems: Common ERP and MS Office is necessary / Topaz, SAP & Cognos knowledge is a benefit. Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Presentation skills.Personal & interpersonal skills: Ability to analyze, compare and interpret facts quickly, Able to develop business acumen and think strategically. Pro-active, Good inter-personal and communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels. Ability to work in multi-cultural environment, Confidentiality sense.Mobility: Willing to consider an international career.