Finance Manager

Frossell Downing Recruitment
Milton Keynes, UK
27 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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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