Robert Walters Finance have been engaged to recruit an Operational Finance Manager in Milton Keynes.
Our client, a leading FMCG business with great national coverage.
Their strategy is to grow organically and through acquisitions. With recent acquisitions, their key focus is their market position, with a growth plan to become one of their sectors leaders.
With this being a key appointment and senior member to their Finance team; an experienced Operational Finance Manager will be needed to join them on this exciting journey. You will require exceptional relationship management to successfully build rapport and develop strong internal relationships with senior operational leaders across the UK business.
Directly partner with Operational heads, acting as their financial 'go to', providing insight and visibility to drive financial performance.
Monitor and analyse department work to develop more efficient and scalable procedures and the best use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Ownership of the strategic plan and operational budgets, including the communication of these to the business and consistent reviews.
Development of cost monitoring and modelling including the forecasting, actuals and variances.
Lead the operational monthly reporting cycle, reporting to group.
A commercially astute and strong communicator with a focused drive for success and best practice.
A Qualified Management Accountant with PQE and proven ability to manage all accounting related functions with strong operational experience.
A successful career to date, with good career trajectory in ideally a manufacturing, Logistics or FMCG background.
Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, good judgement and common sense