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Finance & Accounting Manager Europe – London, Middlesex, UK

Direct Link Worldwide Ltd. – London, Middlesex, UK

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Controlling, leading and driving results for Direct Link’s Europe companies
  • Personnel responsibility, managing the finance teams for the Europe companies
  • Part of the Direct Link Europe management team, working with the Europe Managing Director
  • Preparing budgets, forecasts and management reports to the senior management including Direct Link Group
  • Continue to improve and develop the Balanced Scorecard management
    system, and further developing relevant KPIs and leading indicators for
    the business
  • Monthly regional reviews, together with Europe Managing Director and Direct Link Group
  • Strengthening and aligning the Finance teams in each country, and working with Group Finance
  • Identifying control weaknesses and operational gaps in existing
    processes and providing recommendations and implementation lead to
    mitigate risks
  • Business case development for strategic decisions and projects within Europe
  • Evaluating and developing pricing models to ensure common business practices
  • Ad-hoc analyses of profitability, development and business opportunities
  • General business administration and ensuring compliance with corporate regulators and authorities in each country
  • Ensuring monthly closing of financial accounts across all
    subsidiaries is timely, accurate and in compliance with group/statutory
    requirements
  • Monitoring cash flow and reviewing the cash flow forecast of Europe
  • Reviewing and working closely with European countries on improving cash collection and DSO
  • Occasional travel within Europe – Germany, Poland and Sweden

Qualifications:

  • Finance or Business Degree or equivalent with at least 5-10 years relevant working experience
  • or ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with at least 3 years relevant experience
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office (e.g. Excel) and financial systems (SAP an advantage)
  • Prior working experience in a logistics company will be beneficial but not essential
  • Good problem-solver and process implementer
  • Proactive, good team player and enjoys working with people in an international environment

To apply for the job, please send your CV to Managing Director Karin Falkentoft, Karin.Falkentoft@directlink.com.
 

About the Company

At Direct Link, we are experts in borderless e-commerce solutions for global deliveries. We offer customized B2C delivery solutions, distributing e-commerce packages and direct mail to every address in the world. As part of PostNord, the leading supplier of communication and logistics solutions in the Nordics, we combine entrepreneurial flexibility with corporate stability. Direct Link Europe is one out of three regions reporting in to Direct Link Group in Sweden.

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