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Froude, Inc. USA
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI USA
Froude, Ltd. UK
Blackpole Rd, Worcester WR3 8YB

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Financial Controller Job Description

Location: Novi, MI

Contract: Permanent

Benefits:

• 401(k)

• 401(k) matching

• Dental insurance

• Disability insurance

• Health insurance

• Life insurance

• Paid time off

• Referral program

• Tuition reimbursement

• Vision insurance

Job Overview:

Froude, a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking a Financial Controller to support our company’s ambitious growth objectives. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney and a variety of other major international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan USA and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

The Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to Froude’s Executive Director and supporting Managing Group Director

Strategy

o Communicating and aligning the vision and strategy through involvement with various aspects of the company operation’s including finance, sales, production, human resource, communications, facilities and any other aspect requiring alignment

o Reinforcing direction and ensuring individual personal focus as well as formal company direction is consistent and well understood

o Providing action, execution, direction, decisions and overall broad guidance and day to day implementation

Systems

o Support and direct the construction or modification of internal systems of the company for efficiency, fit company needs & resources, alignment with strategy, consistency with personnel resources and use of the most contemporary and effective tools

o Identify the need for systems, gather the appropriate resources (people or experience), construct the system, communicate the system to all stakeholders, test, modify and ensure continued improvement

Growth

o Provide insight and guidance to individuals and the overall company to ensure adaptation to contemporary business environments, processes, tools, practices and to ensure growth and progress in keeping the company’s employees current and efficient

Special projects

o Support the Senior Team and Executive Director with topics & tasks effecting the strategy, overall development and ultimate success of the company

Finance

o Staff, guide and implement complete financial operations for Worcester and Novi facilities. Coordinate, manage and control all company finance issues and performance in every aspect.

IT

o Supervision of IT Manager and any IT activities

o IT planning and capital expenditures

o Novi local IT issues management

o Accounting/Finance/Operations software tools management

• Finance & IT Special Projects

Supervision:

o Plan, execute and critique special projects involving Finance, Accounting & Operations management emphasizing the coordination, communication and measurement of said systems

o Supervise Special Projects staff

Requirements:

• ACCA, CIMA, ACA preferred

• Degree educated preferred

• Intermediate to Excellent Excel skills

• Previous international management accounts experience

• Process driven

• High attention to detail with the ability to multitask

• Financial accounts experience essential

Personal Attributes:

• Integrity

• Inquisitive

• Determined

• Organised

• Thorough

• Self-starter

If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to UKHR@froudedyno.com.

Current Openings in Worcester UK:

Commissioning/Service (outworking) & Test Engineer (Factory)

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, UK

Salary: TBC (Dependent upon Experience)

• 33 Days Holiday Inc. Bank Holidays • Pension, Company Benefits and 36.75 hour week (Mon-Thurs - 08:00am-16:30pm Fri 0800am-12:45pm).

Contract: Permanent

Job Overview:

Froude Limited, a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking a Commissioning/Service (outworking) & Test Engineer (Factory) to support our company’s ambitious growth objectives. You will be working alongside senior commissioning & Service/Test Engineers.

The role is in 2 parts. When factory based you will be working as part of the test team, making sure that all the equipment manufactured passes our stringent criteria. Then when at site either commissioning new installations or servicing existing equipment already in the field.

This really is an exciting role where not only will you get the chance to build your knowledge at the factory, but to work alongside an expert in the field of dyno tuning! Our customers are based all over the world, so if you want to become an industry expert and see the world then this role is perfect.

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney and a variety of other major international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan USA and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

The Role:

• To comply with the Company rules and regulations and endeavour to the best of their ability, to further the well-being, profitability and good name of the Company.

• To maintain confidentiality of Company documentation, designs and processes and in particular, to guard against disclosure of Company technical and/or commercial information to any third parties. To honour the confidence of the Company’s customers in this respect.

• The site support Engineer must recognise that Froude’s customers are placed geographically in most parts of the world and therefore they must display a willingness to work anywhere (within any travel allowance agreement in force), given that any particular request is reasonable.

Specifically on-site and in-house:

- To undertake commissioning, servicing, training and testing of the Company’s product.

- To ensure that all measurements called for are made with instrumentation maintained within the calibration system and to maintain the Department’s calibration system.

- To ensure that all products perform in accordance with the Company’s technical specification and where deviation is noted, to use all correct procedures to remedy such faults.

- To keep records of daily occurrences in diary and compile visit reports on return using the appropriate forms.

- To take on as directed, in writing, site management roles.

- To safeguard and maintain in good order, all Company equipment and records, including items hired and vehicles allocated to them.

- To conduct themselves as befits a representative of the Company and to maintain contact with the Department as directed by the Site Support Manager.

- When on site and working on specific jobs within the factory record all time on a time sheet so hours can be allocated onto project records.

Requirements

• The successful candidate will hold a BSME degree or HNC/HND qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study. Ideally with a minimum overall result of a 2:1 or relevant experience.

• Preferable 5 years proven working experience in commissioning & Service engineering

• Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use own initiative, to work within budgets and to deadlines

• Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc.

• Creativity and analytical skills

• Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner

• Strong technical writing skills

• Dynamometer experienced preferred

Personal Attributes

• Integrity

• Inquisitive

• Determined

• Organised

• Good communicator – Written & Verbal

• Thorough

• Self-starter

If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to UKHR@froudedyno.com.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.


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Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

Froude, Ltd. 
Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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