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Financial Director

Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Samer, Other/Not Applicable, FR

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Financial Director for our L&P Aerospace group located in France. This role supervises all accounting, management, treasury, tax and financial communication functions and is responsible to steer the financial and budgetary strategy of the company, the investment policy, and the development of departments with a view to competitive gains.


L&P Aerospace is a leader in the commercial aerospace market that utilizes high-performance materials to manufacture precision tube assemblies. We incorporate high-strength titanium, high-temperature-resistant nickel alloys, and stainless steel to create tube assemblies that can withstand the strict requirements and quality standards of the markets we serve.


What you’ll do

  • Team Management:
    • Supervise employees and departments in charge of financial and accounting activities.
    • Animate the function through the issues decided, the development of employees, and training.
  • Financial Management:
    • Develop the budget and the business plan in accordance with the strategic choices of the shareholder and the general management.
    • Be the guarantor of the reliability of reporting: prepare monthly and quarterly results, analyze deviations from budget and from the previous year.
    • Produce financial statements for shareholders, legal bodies, the press, manage financial communication.
    • Design and write commentaries on the company's results.
  • Accounting
    • Ensure the application of group procedures and accounting standards: define the application methods and then ensure the application of these standards and analyze their tax consequences.
    • Validate the accounting statements and the main closing choices.
    • Validate tax choices with the tax specialist, internal auditors and external auditors.
  • Treasury
    • Make the available funds grow.
    • Guarantee the security of financial flows.
    • Anticipate external financing needs in the short and medium term, develop financing plans, validate cash budgets.
    • Analyze, with the treasurer, the cash flow monitoring and the discrepancies observed compared to forecasts.
  • Management Control
    • Define the main orientations of the controls and key indicators to be implemented and the reporting framework intended for general management.
    • Set up and improve procedures for managing and optimizing the flow of financial information and guaranteeing their reliability.
    • Prepare presentations to the control committee and the board of directors.


Minimum qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar functions
  • Accounting diplomas DCG (Diploma in Accounting and Management) and DSCG (Higher Diploma in Accounting and Management)
  • Specialized Masters CCA (accounting, control, audit) or finance
  • Business and management schools, finance-accounting option Legal or tax training supplemented by financial-accounting training
  • IEP (institute of political studies), preferably economic and financial section. Engineering schools supplemented by management training.



About our Parent Company

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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