Finance Manager

Acorn Recruitment Ltd
17 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager

Location: Isleport

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Tuesday 28 May 2019

This role is open to internal applicants only.

So what will I be doing?

Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be joining the Central Finance team and playing a key role to help provide high quality analysis and insights to achieve our strategic priorities.

Working closely with your direct reports, you will also be responsible for producing high quality, timely and consistent consolidated management information to the senior leadership team, to enable informed business decisions and continued business improvements.

Key responsibilities will include:

To deputise for the financial controller, acting as a primary point of contact within the team and across the business for the escalation of queries and to represent the voice of finance as appropriate.

To own the roadmap for the record to report process, identifying and delivering on improvements in processing, reporting and control.

To act as primary contact during the external audit, managing information requests and liaising with the audit team as required.

To produce high quality and timely balance sheet and cash flow information on a weekly and monthly basis as required, with appropriate commentary to analyse performance and identify opportunities for focus.

To continue to develop and strengthen our cash flow modelling, including the daily cash forecast and the balance sheet / cash flow forecasting model to ensure robust and accurate forecasting and budgeting across the group.

To assume overall responsibility of balance sheet control, maintaining the balance sheet control workbook ensuring every account is reconciled and reviewed and developing governance and controls across the balance sheet.

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

Qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
Strong analytical & technical accounting skills
A demonstrable keen eye for detail
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Up to date knowledge of technical accounting issues
Advanced excel skills
Experience of Managing a team
Pro-active self-starter
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Previous experience of working in manufacturing is desirable
Previous experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics AX is also desirable

Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2019

Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away - and don't miss the opportunity to join us.

Why should I join the family?

At Yeo Valley we are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK's packaged yogurt.

We're sure you don't need convincing, but there's a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 25 days' holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, healthcare, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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