We are working with a very well known FMCG business who are looking for a Finance Manager to join their team. This role will be key to providing crucial financial decision support and performance reporting to the Site Leadership across Manchester & Wigston Manufacturing sites.
Location – Manchester
Salary – circa £60k
What will be your key deliverables?
- Ensuring that decisions, plans and strategies are formulated on a sound commercial and financial basis
- Reviewing and reporting performance against agreed budgets and forecasts and driving the formulation of meaningful action plans to meet those objectives
- Ensuring compliance with statutory and group accounting procedures, highlighting areas of concern as appropriate and taking corrective action
- Leading the Financial control of the site investment program
- Financial Leadership of the site and being an active part of the Site Leadership team
- Managing and developing the site finance team
- Mentoring the Site operational team on financial matters
- Supporting the other site finance roles as and when required
What do you need for this role?
- Applicants encouraged to be an experienced CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant or equivalent with a proven track record.
- Candidate must have a positive demeanour with a desire to challenge and drive improvement.
- Experience of making sophisticated financial analysis easily understood in FMCG/ manufacturing background
- Costing experience in the FMCG/ manufacturing arena
- Experience in another organisation across financial reporting and control
- Track record of providing robust and informative financial analysis, including planning and forecasting
- Experience of Financial Analysis / modelling / investment appraisal techniques
- Able to demonstrate a proven communication and leadership ability, with the gravitas to build solid, successful working relationships cross functionally
- The desire to challenge the status quo
- Knowledge of SAP processes or other relevant systems and ability to get up to speed quickly on relevant systems
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Power point
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