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As a Technical Sales Manager you are responsible for defining & championing the commercial and technical efforts to substantial expand business in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg. Besides growing client’s presence in existing markets, the primary focus of the role is on growing new markets with functional wax additives. Therefore, new opportunities with new prospects, new markets and new applications have to be identified.

You are responsible to convert and edit financial data into usable management information and information for external parties. Therefore, you provide monthly reporting towards the global organization and provide insight into the financial state, risks and opportunities. You develop, coordinate, monitor and optimize the planning & control cycle, including the company financial position, results and work capital.

This role is new in the organization. Your immediate task is to select and implement a Treasury Management System, creating insight in the complex global money flows. You manage and monitor specified cash investments by entity to ensure global cash forecast and advise management on the liquidity aspects of both long- and short-term planning.

In this role you are responsible for the financial and accounting activities and output in the territories of responsibility and directly responsible for the set up and management of a proactive relationship with local statutory/tax consultants and external auditors as well as creating an effective partnership with the local business, including Sales, Customer Service, Operations and FP&A team. Within the area of responsibility is included the successful implementation of the Finance transformation projects as strategically decided by the Corporate or Regional Management and the maintenance of the control environment in period of significant changes.

You will lead a team of application and development specialists in Change Management and will be the custodian of overall applications systems architecture and standards to ensure full SAP implementation resulting in Business and Performance Improvement. You will also provide on the ground leadership and promote connectedness for all IT in the manufacturing facility. Speed and quality of delivering innovative solutions is of the essence. You will directly lead 2 Direct Reports; an ERP Manager( + 4 Direct Reports) and an IT Head (+ 4 Direct Reports).