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Why SoftwareONE?

About SoftwareONE:

We are a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, headquartered in Switzerland. Our 8,700 employees support our approximately 65,000 customers in their digital transformation. This includes to help with the design and implementation of the whole technological strategy, being a trustful partner by purchasing the optimal software and cloud solution and managing and optimising the software inventory.


Every company that provides such a high level of service to its customers, needs to have solid structures itself. That's why we are constantly looking for new talents to join our internal teams.

Find a new opportunity for yourself as soon as possible in our Global Finance Department:


Regional Finance Director - EMEA

fulltime | anywhere in Europe

The role

As the Regional Finance Leader in EMEA, you will be responsible for partnering with the Regional Leadership Team to strategize and drive business results based on financial outcomes, market analysis and customer adoption.


You will be accountable for all areas of finance (budgeting, forecasting, analysis, modeling), accounting (reporting of results), tax and financial operations (AR, AP, Cash, Collections) of the EMEA operations. This includes responsibility for the entire control environment, leading external audits, and managing the tax compliance function of the region.


The Role

  • Transform the typical finance function into a strategic and operational partner for the EMEA leadership with a focus on an analytical approach to business trends and growth drivers.
  • Continue transition of transactional work to the shared service center.
  • Be a hands-on leader for the finance function. Drive change from an analytical and systematic standpoint.
  • Manage the business through insightful planning, forecasting, reporting, analysis and guiding the business. Be a business partner to the EMEA Regional Leadership Team.
  • Lead the finance organization, develop, and implement an efficient and effective finance structure, select, guide, and develop the team members.
  • Assure compliance with corporate governance, internal controls, and local laws.
  • Assume responsibility for all accounting activities such as cash management, cash collection, net working capital, preparation of management and financial statements and reporting.
  • Supervise monthly closing process in compliance with IFRS accounting standards, with the highest quality and on-time standards. Manage the year-end and interim IFRS audit with the independent auditors.
  • Promote and ensure operational excellence such as cost management, KPI and scorecard-driven performance management, standardization & automation as well as data management. Drives accountability across the organization by analyzing and measuring performance against operating plans and KPIs and communicating results to senior leadership.
  • Drive strategic initiatives (incl. M&A financial diligence) through a combination of business partnering, analytical insight, and project management.

What we need to see from you

  • More than 5 years' experience in Finance Leadership role in a large multi-national company. Preferred experience with leading a big region, including multiple countries, for example the EMEA region. 10+ total years of experience.
  • Consumer’s or technology or software service centric oriented company experience valued. Most importantly in a high-growth environment, fast pace with growth/continued transformation agenda.
  • Finance leadership, proven track record influencing and leading people and interacting with senior level management.
  • A data-oriented individual with the ability to analyze market dynamics and develop strategic/tactical plans. Intuitive understanding of the concept of managing for value.
  • Proven background in being able to transform a business into a services-led powerhouse through expanded market share and increased profitability.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills with effective relationship building and influence.
  • Role models servant leadership with low ego and team first mentality.
  • Strong process orientation; well-structured and well organized with strong project management skills.
  • Attention to details, analytical mindset, high degree of organization and time management, ability to manage multiple priorities, and display of problem-solving skills.
  • Educational background ideally combines business and specifically finance. Graduate degree from a reputable business school with a major in corporate finance, accounting, or management information systems (required); an MBA and/or additional finance qualifications are helpful.


Job Function

Finance, Englisch, Strategie, Partner, Management, Designer, Manager, HR-Manager, OFFICErheinland.de, Empfehlungsbund
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