GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR – PE BACKED HEALTHCARE BUSINESS

Job title : GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR – PE BACKED HEALTHCARE BUSINESS
Location : Munich
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : 1187139
​THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners is pleased to partner with one of Europe’s leading pan-European Private Equity backed healthcare businesses based in Munich looking to hire a Group Finance Director. The role comes with extensive exposure to the C-suite as well as the opportunity to work on innovative projects in a dynamic and international working environment. It also offers market leading compensation and equity for the right candidate.

THE ROLE:

The role is an exciting opportunity to head the Group Finance function of a leading pan-European Private Equity backed business. You will play a key role in the different aspects of the Finance function with responsibility across the group.

  • Managing Group Financing activities, including Corporate Accounting and independent preparation of monthly internal group reporting

  • Solving a wide range of complex accounting and consolidation issues according to IFRS and HGB

  • Preparation of an accounting policy for the group

  • Integration of subsidiaries in addition to ensuring a high reporting quality and consulting/supporting all subsidiaries

  • Establishing and ensuring the functionality of an internal control system in corporate accounting

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in an international accounting firm or in the group accounting department of an internationally company

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of international and German accounting rules as well as consolidation procedures

  • Very good tax law knowledge

  • Very good knowledge and experience in connection with acquisitions and valuations (due diligence, purchase price allocation, reporting integration)

  • High degree of independent work, self-responsibility, personal initiative, and cooperation skills

  • Leadership experience (personnel and technical responsibility)

  • Strong communication skills, perseverance, ability to work in a team