Finance Manager

DHL Supply Chain
United Kingdom
£38000 - £40000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Manager
Ref: req47363

Position: Finance Manager
Location: London
Salary: £40,000
Contract Type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 11th October 2017

As a Finance Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that you manage all financial aspects of the contract, supporting operational management and ensuring all of the customer and internal financial reporting is complete and maintained.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include:

Production of complete, accurate and timely management accounts
Ownership of budgeting and forecasting together with analytical review vs. actuals
Manage the flow of cash so that Working Capital requirements are minimised
Measure customer profitability as appropriate ensuring that any risks are identified and opportunities maximised
Maintain tight costs control over the business operational costs and overheads
Maintain and develop financial planning and reporting tools which provide both corporate DHL management and local management with the information they require to understand activity and manage the business effectively
Identify cost trends and opportunities for adding value
Play a key role in the preparation of business cases and where applicable the challenging and appraising of new business projects and renewals
Supporting management in identifying areas for operational and productivity improvement
Ensure adherence to DHL policies and good accounting practice
Balance sheet management and control/working capital management
Undertake ad hoc financial analysis and requests as required by the DFID account team
Control financial reporting of key KPI areas
Ensure the invoicing and payment by the customers is as per the contract
Completion of the weekly quicks and control PO/PC database updates
Managing the stock ordering, payment and re-invoicing function
Other duties within the general scope of the post and appropriate to the grading as may be required from time to time
Overall financial management of the contract
Support larger projects as per request, working to budget and often tight deadlines
Ability to work in a matrix organisation, meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders and managing upwards as well as sideways

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Previous experience within logistics
Previous experience of working within Humanitarian Aid environment would be an advantage
Comfortable in numerical, financial and data management environment.
High level of Excel literacy
Demonstrable experience of working within finance environment
Limited but flexible approach to travel required
Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent qualification
Recognised Finance Qualification desirable / studying towards

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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