+ Are you able to influence commercial decisions? + Can you challenge Supply Chain expenditure? + Can you enhance EBITDA?
Excellent career development opportunity for a Commercial Accountant to join a much-loved British FMCG Housewares brand, and proud holder of two Royal Warrants for quality & innovation.
Commercial Finance Manager
Greater Manchester/ Hybrid Working
£50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits + CIMA Completion Study Support
Product: Heritage British Brand FMCG Consumer Goods
Pedigree: Holder of two Royal Warrants
Business Size: £50m+ turnover business.
Your Skill: Degree educated. CIMA qualified/part qualified.
Who we are:
We are an innovative, British based producer and retailer of quality homewares, garden products and household goods. Our products can be found in homes around the world.
We are a family-owned business and this year with over 80 years of continuing success. We are proud to hold two Royal Warrants for quality & innovation.
We design and manufacture our products from our 5 sites in North Manchester and operate international bases in Germany, France & the USA.
With a sustained and energetic programme of new product development to introduce exciting new products to an ever more discerning consumer, our culture is entrepreneurial, fast paced and fun.
The Commercial Finance Manager Role:
This position represents a fantastic opportunity to ensure profitability and cost control are front and centre of strategy at all times, balanced with the need to retain existing business and win new business in a highly competitive environment. Working closely with the CEO and Finance Director, this diverse role has responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of this unique circa £50m turnover business.
+ Reporting on customer/product revenue and margin including the introduction of P&L by customer/product category
+ Working closing with sales, marketing & finance colleagues to ensure product costs/commercials are provided accurately and quickly
+ Managing projects to increase product(s) and customer(s) profitability
+ Reviewing the effectiveness of purchasing/production activity including:
++ Reviewing pricing and price increases, regular reporting changes to the business, enhancing efficiency reporting, and production cost analysis
+ Strong Excel skills (Complex formulas, pivot tables, potentially some VBA)
+ CIMA qualified/part qualified (study support available)
+ Degree educated (Economics, finance, maths)
+ Accustomed to working in detail, accurately in a demanding, high paced organisation
+ Energetic, highly-motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success. You will be approachable, personable and able to converse with people at all levels.
+ Commercial and numerate, understanding margin and P&L and able to work the cost requirements of product shipping and customer supply chains to best overall advantage.
+ Generous staff discount
+ Death in Service benefit
+ Free parking
+ Staff engagement initiatives
+ Easily commutable from Manchester
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Finance Accountant, Accountancy, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, Part Qualified Accountant, Qualified Accountant, FMCG Commercial Accounting.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.