Finance Manager

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum Excellent benefits
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager - This role is initally a12 month Fixed Term Contract

Daventry or Watford - The ideal person will work in Daventry 3 days per week and 2 days in Watford

Salary up to GBP55,000 plus excellent package

Our client a household name requires an experienced Finance Manager to cover a long term maternity cover.

Purpose of the role:

This role is responsible for providing insightful, detailed financial and management account information to senior stakeholders. Incorporating weekly and periodic reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting activities and ad hoc analysis.

Key Responsibilities

•Business partner the UK and International Supply Chain Directors, and senior Supply Chain managers.
•Support the Supply Chain transformation projects as part of phase 2 of the turnaround.
•Manage the weekly financial performance reports produced by the management accountant. Provide detailed analysis on the key variances, and KPI's
•Manage the periodic management accounts, and produce periodic reporting packs for review with senior finance team and wider business leaders.
•Responsible for preparing detailed budgets and forecasts with clearly considered assumptions and summaries for all channels and businesses.
•Attend weekly reviews with the 3rd Party logistic providers to ensure full understanding of operational activities and their financial implications.
•Reviewing and challenging the financial information and strategic decisions on the supply chain operation.
•Undertake detailed analysis on an ad-hoc basis as required
•Oversee the supply chain management accountant
•Ensure underlying systems, procedures and management information are accurate, timely, reliable and a sound financial control exists

Knowledge and Skills

•Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
•Strong core finance experience (ideally gained within Logistics)
•Highly analytical
•Advanced Microsoft Office skills (esp. Excel)
•Experience using accounting software (CODA preferred)
•Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

Ability to work under pressure and in changing environments

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