Operational Finance Manager - FMCG - Glasgow

Michael Page
North Lanarkshire
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
19 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for an Operational Finance Manager to lead the site in Glasgow. This role will be key to providing vital support to the Site Leadership team, in particular the Factory General Manager, and improving the day to day performance of site. Client Details Global brand within the FMCG sector with sites across the country. Description Key responsibilities: Ensuring that decision, plans and strategies are formulated on a sound commercial and financial basis. Reviewing and reporting performance against agreed budgets and forecasts and driving the formulation of the necessary action plans to meet those objectives. Ensuring compliance with statutory and group accounting procedures, highlighting areas of concern as appropriate and taking corrective action. Financial control of the site investment program. Financial Leadership of the site and being an active part of the Site Leadership team. Managing and developing the site finance team. Coaching the Site operational team on financial matters. Supporting the other site finance roles as and when required. Profile The ideal candidate for the role will have: Several years PQE in CIMA, ACA or ACCA Strong Excel and SAP skills Experience of making complex financial analysis easily understood in FMCG/ manufacturing background Costing experience in the FMCG/ manufacturing arena Experience in another organisation across financial reporting and control Track record of providing robust and insightful financial analysis, including planning and forecasting Experience of Financial Analysis / modelling / investment appraisal techniques Able to demonstrate a proven communication and leadership ability, with the gravitas to build solid, successful working relationships cross functionally The desire to challenge the status quo Knowledge of SAP processes or other relevant systems and ability to get up to speed quickly on relevant systems Required behaviours: A proven leadership ability with the gravitas to build solid successful working relationships that influence senior management Strong communication, with good interpersonal skills to work cross functionally Known for bringing a different perspective and showing initiative with a desire to challenge the status quo Comfortable driving and leading change by finding solutions and gaining consensus Job Offer Base salary of GBP55,000 - GBP65,000 plus car allowance, bonus and wider package