Site Finance Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Derby, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1151626049
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance leader for a fast-paced manufacturing site providing support to the SMT and Group

Client Details

A leading player within the food arena who pride themselves on quality and service to a well-known portfolio of clients across the UK and Europe

Description

  • Promote a culture of rigorous financial control and commercial awareness and ensure Group Finance Policy is implemented and adhered to.
  • To provide an effective management accounting service to the SMT, with strong financial control, ensuring the timely preparation, presentation and interpretation (commentary) of daily, weekly and monthly site accounting reports & KPI data with relevant comparisons to budget, forecast & standard.
  • To provide detailed analysis of factors affecting production variances, site overheads and other site costs, sharing this information to improve visibility and understanding, operating efficiency and to drive cost reductions.
  • To attend relevant site meetings to communicate the site's financial results and ensure the financial impact of actions taken are understood by site managers.
  • Assist senior management in identifying and implementing improvements in the effectiveness of people, systems and working practices within the supply chain. Evaluate initiatives and manage the financial forecast process.
  • Provide financial analysis and decision-making support to Finance and Operations managers within the supply chain.
  • Undertake projects as required, including support to innovation of products.
  • Maintain the site's category plan tracker and providing commentary on its progress.
  • Review and presentation of weekly KPI reports and all associated routine reports.
  • Conduct and advise management on cost analysis and benchmarking both internal and external and act as a conduit between inter-site management.
  • Develop and prepare scenario cost model analysis to aid decision making process.
  • Preparation of capital investment proposals and payback review.
  • Lead the site annual budgeting process and assist operational colleagues in relation to operating costs and capacity.
  • Assist in reporting the impact of inflationary costs.
  • Ensure integrity in all product costings and factory process measurement, providing an objective, independent view and use of cost standards.
  • Carry out such exercises as the Group management may require from time to time.

Profile
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA/ICAS)
  • From a manufacturing (ideally food) or supply chain and logistics background
  • Strong planning skills and motivated to deliver a responsive, proactive service
  • Excellent and advanced spreadsheet and modelling skills

Job Offer
  • £60,000 - £65,000
  • Exposure to a large Group
  • Career progression and constant training and development opportunities

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86452494

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