O&M Movianto Helthcare dedicated solutions

Many years of experience and specialization in the pharmaceutical and healthcare market characterize the Movianto Group. With more than 1,900 employees in 11 European countries, Movianto offers innovative logistics and distribution solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.

Director Finance, Region West

Ref: EUR201904001

04/24/2019 | Europe

The Director of Finance is the lead finance position for the West region of O&M’s Movianto business. The position is a key member of the region’s cross-functional leadership team, supporting the Regional VP and has a focus on driving performance and supporting commercial and operational objectives. The position works directly with regional operations, commercial and functional management. In addition, the position supports financial planning and financial reporting, including ongoing delivery of effective and efficient policies, systems, process and personnel delivering accurate and timely internal and external financial information.
This position reports to the VP Finance. The function can be based in Bedford, UK. This position requires up to 50% travelling.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the financial performance of the region through strong leadership and solid internal and external relationships. Cross-functional relationship building is required to be effective.
  • Drive the development of the finance function into a strong partnership; Provides financial staff management, motivation, training, selection/recruitment and succession planning.
  • Provide monthly management accounting information, financial statements and reports to region, European and global management.
  • Provide support, advice and guidance to local management in development of budgets, forecasts, KPIs and ad hoc analysis.
  • Implement activity based costing methods to support the sales team in pricing tenders, to effectively manage costs and to report profitability on individual customers
  • Planning for investments and monitoring of capital, revenue and cost reduction projects.
  • Manage the team that provides financial insights regarding commercial and operational improvement opportunities and supports those initiatives.
  • Maintain an effective internal control framework in accordance with local statutory guidelines and in accordance with Group policy ensuring the business meets its obligations.
  • Participate in the development of the finance IT system, interfaces to other operational systems, and business data warehouse as required.
  • Keep up-to-date working knowledge of US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley Act and statutory requirements and corporate governance over financial reporting ensuring adherence to all.
  • Provide financial data to insurance companies and corporate Risk Management as required. Actively supports risk management policies and improvement.


  • Recognised accounting qualification (FCCA, ACCA, FCA, ACA, or CIMA) with working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Accounting Standards (ISA); (GAAP preferred). Master’s degree preferred.
  • Accounting experience at the management level, including a minimum of three years of experience in corporate financial reporting; having demonstrated operative experience in similar environment within a commercial organisation
  • Proven know-how of local accounting and taxation standards; experience in activity based costing methods is an advantage.


  • Sharp accounting, analytic and controlling skills with a strong commercial focus
  • The ability to contribute thoroughly to strategic decisions
  • Proven record of being results and customer oriented
  • Hands on attitude
  • Frequent business travel required, must hold a valid passport.
  • Language skills required – English and preferably at least one European language
  • Transformational
  • Ability to influence others through effective communication and to shape behaviours and opinions; Strong interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills; proven ability to communicate at the management level

We look forward to receiving your comprehensive application – please forward your CV by e-mail (max 4 MB) – to our HR department: OMEurope.Recruitment@owens-minor.com including salary requirements and earliest possible starting date.

We look forward to welcoming you in our team.

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We look forward to receiving your comprehensive application – please forward your CV by e-mail (max 4 MB) – to our HR department: OMEurope.Recruitment@owens-minor.com including salary requirements and earliest possible starting date.