Head of Management Accounts

Job Title: Head of Management Accounts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: December 05, 2018 10:45

Job Description

Your new company –

Racing Point Force India F1 are a team of true racers, driven by a passion for motorsport and the desire to succeed in the world's most competitive environment. From the glittering lights of the world's finest circuits to their Silverstone HQ, their pursuit of excellence presents them with daily challenges. Formula One is a team sport, one that requires the effort of everyone in their workforce. They are looking for outstanding people to join their Finance team to continue their push towards the front of the grid. With a focus on competitiveness and innovation, Racing Point Force India is an inspirational and rewarding place to work. They are investing heavily in their future success - but, above all, they are investing in the right people.

Your new role –

To create and develop a World Class, high quality and professional business partnering function to support quality and capability of company decision making. Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Management Accounting function - Develop a clear cost centre structure to deliver accountability
  • Develop direct report to be capable successor
  • Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting
  • Ensure Cost Centre Managers are fully integrated into budgeting and reporting process with ownership of financial performance of their business areas
  • Strategic & Scenario Planning
  • Provide commercial support to the business as required - Identify potential areas of efficiency gains to the business and  be an effective sparring partner to cost centre
  • Costing Analysis - Work with Technical Director & Production Director to design and implement costing processes and tools to support development decision making
  • Support company review of ERP system – Develop existing system and recommend/support the implementation of new ERP system
  • Capex & Project Accounting
  • Accounting and Audit

What you'll need to succeed

  • CCAB Qualified
  • 5-10 years post qualified management accounting experience in high tech engineering environment
  • Experience of building high performance teams and of providing finance training to non-finance staff
  • Experience of implementing and developing ERP and analysis systems
  • Highly developed understanding of the relevance and effectiveness of budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, persuade and communicate effectively 
  • Undertakes key tasks with minimal supervision 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate information effectively
  • Ability to coach, motivate and facilitate the development of team members to improve performance and meet demanding targets
  • Expert in use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products
  • Uses problem solving and decision making skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritising own work and the work of the team in an organised and accurate manner within tight deadlines, keeping calm and focussed

What you'll get in return

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Healthcare Cashplan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Eye Care subsistence
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Option to join the Mercedes Car Lease Scheme
  • Company and Sponsor products offers and preferential rates

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.