Topic: London, United Kingdom

Subject: Senior Financial Controller / Head of Finance for Energy Storage company
Emmanuel Walter
Member: 2012
Posts:17
Submitted on 01-12-17 5:12 am
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Senior Financial Controller / Head of Finance


Company and Background: SEC Group is a successful British, privately owned, renewable


energy generation and energy storage company with operations in the UK, Indonesia, Hong


Kong and Bahrain. SEC Group wishes to strengthen its financial control and management


function as it prepares to celebrate its 40th Anniversary and enters an exciting phase of new


product and solutions-based business within the rapidly expanding global renewable energy


market place.


Position: Senior Financial Controller / Head of Finance


Reporting to: CEO and Executive Chairman.


Location: Jakarta, Indonesia or Iver, Bucks.,UK


Commencement: end Q1 / beg. Q2 preferred


Compensation: Competitive and based on experience with a strong bias towards being results


driven.


Key Requirements:


Experience: >5 years Group or Regional Head of Finance function experience working with New UK


GAAP accounting standards. Additional experience with Hong Kong Accounting Standards (HKAS) and


US GAAP is desired but not essential.


Knowledge of and experience with Netsuite business management suite and specifically with regards


financial and customised reporting.


A hands-on, credible team-player with demonstrable experience working with colleagues


from a broad range of cultural backgrounds for whom English is not necessarily a first


language. Somebody who is prepared to do-what-it-takes to get the job done recognising


this won’t be through delegating to a team member but likely doing it yourself initially.


Principal Responsibilities:


1. Prepare Monthly Management Accounts for all operating entities using existing Netsuite


business management suite (HK, Bahrain, UK, and Indonesia) and consolidate into a Monthly Group


Consolidated set of accounts. Ensure alignment and accuracy of reporting, tracking and tracing


through adoption globally of a single Chart of Accounts.


2. Operating Budget Management – Together with CEO and Senior Managers create and then


take responsibility for managing the financial operating budget on a day to day basis as well as


creating accurate forward projections such that business decisions can be made to mitigate any


impacts. Ensure that operating procedures are adhered to and accurately recorded within Netsuite.


3. Pricing and Cost Management – Create a pricing policy and set of rules which are monitored


and reviewed weekly based on input suppliers pricing to us (including Lead and other commodity


price together with currency exposure) and issued Netsuite price lists and taking in to consideration


actual achieved sales prices (together with any currency exposure) and recovery of company fixed


costs.


4. Currency and Exchange – Create an exchange rate exposure and management process taking


in to account and seeking to maximise natural hedging and where necessary recommend forward


hedging to mitigate contract or other currency risk.


5. Cash Management and Forecasting – Actively manage cash flow within the business and


provide a forward cash flow forecast taking responsibility for achieving that forecast including timely


collection of receivables. Manage the payments process to ensure sufficient liquidity within the


business at all times.


6. Banking Facilities and Services Management – Review existing banking relationships and


terms of business and make recommendations for change or improvement taking into account the


current and projected needs of the business. Seek to enhance the support received from our banking


partners through favourable factoring, invoice discounting, securing overdraft, debt and working


capital facilities.


7. Leverage UK, Hong Kong or other company domicile to secure export credit guarantees or


other financial / payment guarantees that will enable the company to offer more favourable terms to


customers through which to gain commercial benefit for the company.


8. Financial modelling of projects whether internal for investment or new product introduction


or external as a means to support our sales process.


9. Proactively oversee the International financial husbandry of funds, tax evaluations and intercompany


charging and similar arrangements and make recommendations to the CEO and Board with


regards improving or optimising to enhance business operating efficiency.


10. Create a recommendation to the CEO and Board for a Commissions, Bonus and Companywide


Profit Related Incentive Pay Scheme.


Reporting: Formal weekly updates together with month end reports covering completed month


versus forecast as well as forward three month forecast.


Applications: In strict confidence to: Mr Jerry Stokes, Executive Chairman, SEC Group.


Jerry.stokes@secbattery.com


 


Closing Date for Applications: Monday 30th January 2017

 
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