Commercial Finance Manager

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Bridgwater, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1143453424
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am pleased to be partnering with a leading Retail and Production business based in Bridgwater, who are conisistently growing. This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone who is close to finishing their studies and has a retail / manufacturing background. Additionally, someone who has a commercial approach to their work would be great.

Client Details

I am pleased to be partnering with a leading Retail and Production business based in Bridgwater, who are conisistently growing. This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone who is close to finishing their studies and has a retail / manufacturing background. Additionally, someone who has a commercial approach to their work would be great.

Description

Key responsibilities of the Commercial Finance Manager:
  • Provides analysis of performance against operations targets and propose actions to rectify shortfall or improve outcomes.
  • Proposes key financial measures in line with all Improvement plans and monitor against processes.
  • Supports the General Manager in monitoring, challenging and managing the contributions from the other colleagues.
  • Calculate, prepare and post nominal ledger postings within set deadlines.
  • Maintain all necessary records and prepare all required period end allocations to ensure that reporting, costing and invoicing in relation to the Bridgwater site can be executed accurately and to time.
  • Support negotiations with in-house management customers on price, service, contractual terms, working capital control etc.
  • Commercial and accounting support for accounts in order to:

-Ensure timely and accurate invoicing and correct accounting entries

-Assist if preparation of commercial propositions
  • Prepare and produce customer returns (i.e. turnover reports etc.)
  • Prepare financial calculations / models to support capital expenditure business cases.
  • Ad hoc projects & analysis as required from time to time.
  • The position has direct accountability for pulling information from across the business and presenting this in an accurate format which can be the basis for the Senior Managers to make decisions.
  • The position has direct accountability for maintaining and producing accurate financial information.
  • The position has shared accountability for ensuring that the Operations targets for the Bridgwater site are met or exceeded.

Profile

The succesful Candidate:
  • Working in a Manufacturing business.
  • ACCA /CIMA Studier
  • Experience of working with ERP systems and handling data.
  • FP&A / Finance Business Partnering / Management Accounting background.
  • Working in food, beverage or FMCG.
  • High volume, high complexity food or beverages manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of provide financial information and advice
  • High-level understanding of manufacturing processes.

System knowledge:
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Basic MS PowerPoint
  • IBM Cognos
  • SAP

Attitude:
  • Able to influence local decision makers.
  • Trusted advisor to the Bridgwater Plant Leadership Team.
  • Reliably Accurate
  • Meet strict Deadlines.
  • Identify problems at an early stage
  • Very good attention to detail
  • Very good planning skills
  • Has ability to be 'hands on'/highly visible to the team
  • Drive to succeed, improve and challenge the status quo.
  • Accountable and Committe
  • Provide good evidence of initiating ideas and projects that have delivered positive outcomes.
  • Flexible attitude and embraces change.
  • Enthusiastic, enjoys daily challenges.
  • Approachable and honest.
  • A flexible attitude to work

Job Offer

What is on offer?
  • Competitive Salary
  • Working for a Leading Organisation
  • Opportunity to work for an established brand
  • Exposure to Commercial elements of Finance

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