Manager Finance & Accounting - Euramax - International Market leader in Coating Products
What will you do?
After the acquisition by Parcom in 2020, Euramax is implementing a new strategy focused on business growth and strengthening its internal processes. As the Manager Finance & Accounting you will play an important role in this journey. You will contribute to the (re)design and automation of the accounting processes and will set up strong controls and qualitative reporting. In this position you report to the CFO, you have a strong working relationship with the BU Controllers and you are the go-to person for the business on all accounting/finance topics. You manage a team of 4 colleagues within Accounting. You coordinate the activities of the team and also take the time to coach them so they continue to develop themselves.
Together with your team you manage the end-to-end accounting and reporting processes for Euramax and the underlying Business Units. The team manages the recurring accounting activities and you support and guide them when necessary. The more complex accounting topics you manage yourself. You coordinate the month-end close and are responsible for the annual statutory reporting, including all fiscal matters, and the periodic internal reporting. You perform a first analytical review (budget vs. actuals / Y-on-Y) and explanation of movements in P&L and balances in B/S accounts. To do this, you are in close contact with the business and will share your insights with the Business Unit Controllers and CFO.
Euramax is in the midst of a transition towards a BU structure and separation into 2 legal entities. Therefore, your first focus will be to redesign the underlying financial accounting and reporting structures, amongst others set up a separate P&L structure and intercompany process. All with the continuous focus on process improvements, automated interfaces and strong internal controls.
Good to know:
Who are you?
You are a pragmatic and self-starting financial. You bring a strong technical accounting
background, want to understand the details and have a track record in implementing
process improvements. You strategically review the core finance processes and make use of
the potential that (new) tooling or methodologies can bring.
“Your combine a passion for numbers & people and you know how to motivate
and coach your colleagues. You are very proud when your team members
develop themselves, if they proactively share their ideas and you stimulate your
team to take ownership. Next to that, you can build strong relationships with the
business. You are able to translate (complex) financial topics to make it
understandable for non-financials and follow through on all financial issues arising
from the business. You have a genuine interest in their point of view while being
able to stand firm when necessary.”
- Bachelor/Master degree in Accounting or equivalent
- 10+ years relevant working experience, of which at least 2+ years as Finance Manager, Manager Accounting & Reporting or as team lead/senior Accountant.
- Experience in manufacturing is a must
- Experience in M&A, fiscal matters and/or a PE owned organisation is a plus
- Strong communication skills in Dutch and English
- Solid technical finance background including related tooling; able to understand and structure the core financial processes, setup a control framework and build robust, (where possible) automated, scalable processes
- Experience with coordinating, coaching and/or managing a finance team
- Grounded, pleasant personality, critical yet constructive and positive approach
More about Euramax
What do the Ferrari World (Abu Dhabi), la Cité du Vin (Bordeaux), Eye Filmmuseum (Amsterdam), Bernabéu Stadion (Madrid) and almost every camper or caravan you see on the road have in common? They’re customers of Euramax; a hidden gem in Roermond and international market leader in the specialized, niche coating industry.
Euramax Coated Products supplies premium coil coated aluminium all over the world for more than 50 years. Its mission is to color the world and herewith make it more beautiful and colourful place to live in. To achieve that goal, they strive to be the best aluminium coil coater in the world. Euramax’ coil coated aluminium is applied in many industries; from architectural buildings and interiors to transportation- and recreational vehicles. These are supported through three Business Units (“BU’s”):
- Architectural Products (roofs, facades and ceilings for project building) (“AP”)
- Recreational Products (campers, caravans and holiday homes) (“RV”)
- Transportation Products (bus, trucks, trailers, trains, containers) (“TP”)
In these markets, Euramax strives for maximum market share, profitable pricing and multi-level involvement with its customers.
Euramax has its HQ offices and its main manufacturing plants in Roermond, the Netherlands. Furthermore, it has a manufacturing plant in Corby, United Kingdom and representative offices around the world. Euramax Coated Products is a financially sound company with an annual turnover of €200 million (2021), which is achieved by merely 200 employees.
Since 2020, Euramax is owned by Parcom Capital and in the meantime they rolled out a new strategic growth vision focused on autonomous growth as well as exploring M&A possibilities. They want to invest significantly in growing the organization, in terms of service levels, assets, capabilities, processes and knowledge.
The culture within Euramax is very open, transparent and pragmatic. Working within a PE dynamic requires everybody to act on opportunities and be comfortable to make decisions quickly. Better to act with the risk of making a mistake and learn from it, than to wait until the opportunity has passed. People are proud to work at Euramax, to be a part of the fascinating projects that they do, the customers that they serve and the products that they make. The core values are anchored into their DNA, i.e.;
- We want to Connect (meaningful collaboration offers inspiration and energy)
- We are Curious (learning by understanding)
- We stimulate Progress (growth by taking an extra step)
- We show Respect (mutual trust and appreciation aimed at a sustainable industry)
Euramax promotes a team atmosphere in which its employees will experience challenging and rewarding career opportunities. Euramax success has been built on a 50+ years foundation. With the recent acquisition by Parcom, Euramax is now in a great position to take the next steps in being the leading service coil coater in its segments.
We hope you will be their next Manager Finance & Accounting who will contribute to this journey making Euramax even more successful going forward.