Finance Manager

Recruiter
Frossell Downing Recruitment
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1213365866
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Manager

Milton Keynes

Up to £45,000

Extensive benefits Inc. 27 days holiday

We are working on behalf of a business who are instrumental within the global Food and Beverage industry. They have plans to build out a Finance function within their UK business division and onboard a new Finance Manager. Operating in over 120 countries and with a 4000+ worldwide workforce, this is a unique opportunity.

The chosen individual will develop, apply and preserve financial management and cost controlling service to support the realisation of profit and sales targets.

This is a standalone role with a future prospect of growing a team.

Job specification:
  • Support the overall business plan through information gathering and analysis to support the growth and acceleration of the sales strategy e.g. Competitor analysis, profitability analysis and insurance analysis
  • Review and generate performance data and business reports, liaising with stakeholders to agree on forward actions
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Strategize and plan personnel, financial and material resources and ensure further monitoring of progress and implement measures to mitigate deviation from budget
  • Undertake general ledger posting, pre-payments, reconciliations, accounts preparations and month-end reporting etc.
  • Ensure cost/risk and benefit is considered when putting forward recommendations.
  • Payroll postings and pension payment postings monthly
  • Bad debts (specific and general) annual

Experience required:
  • Financial and analytical experience within a global group
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Stakeholder management
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Experience of SAP (essential)
  • Fully conversant in MS packages
  • Proven track record in undertaking analysis, planning and reporting

Qualifications required:
  • Qualified accountant or part-qualified (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Educated to Degree level (preferred but not essential)

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