Senior Finance Manager - Manufacturing

Howett Thorpe
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Outstanding opportunity for a Qualified Commercial Finance Manager (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) to join a world renowned brand in a key business partnering role. This business will be operating within a Business Partner and people Manager position.

Reference No: HT14535

Senior Finance Manager - About The Role

Our client is highly recognised around the globe and has a reputation for excellence. Assuming the responsibilities as Head of Finance you will be working as a Finance Business Partner supporting the Manufacturing Director and their management team to provide robust budget and planning reporting. You will have the opportunity to work within a challenging environment and therefore it is absolutely essential that you have previously worked within this industry together with SAP experience

As the Senior Finance Manager you will:

  • Have full financial management and support of Production Centre
  • Month end closure, process improvement and proactive business partner support for all financial aspects of the Production centre
  • Devise and manage processes for cost tracking, forecasting and reporting
  • Responsible for managing all costs of production including:
    - Production BoM reporting and control
    - Manufacturing Engineering cost control
    - Variable overhead reporting and control
    - Manufacturing CAPEX
  • Working/liaising with other Function Groups to improve best practice (i.e Purchasing, HR etc)
  • In conjunction with Manufacturing Management Team, develop and report against key manufacturing KPIs both financial and non-financial
  • Lead annual budget/business plan reviews for vehicle production
  • Devise and agree process for updating monthly forecasts and reports
  • Liaison with external auditors
  • Management and development of team of three direct reports

The successful Senior Finance Manager will:

  • Be a Qualified accountant CIMA/ACCA/ACA with at least 3 years PQE and experience of a manufacturing environment
  • You should have strong systems including SAP plus strong financial analysis skills
  • You should be used to dealing with senior stakeholders with the ability to gain buy in and influence to drive the business forward and gain results

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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