Head of Finance (Site)
New Head of Finance Role for FMCG Manufacturer in Greater Manchester
Your new company
The company are are national producer of food for the supermarket industry. Due to a re-structure, they now require a financial controller in greater Manchester. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and develop a finance team.
Your new role
You will be responsible for producing weekly / monthly profitability statements, including the appropriate commentary to highlight trends affecting the performance of the site. In addition you will ensure rigor in data recording and financial reporting in line with the our standards and prepare and update the annual budget and periodic forecasts. Responsibilities will also include coordinating product costing to ensure that all cost elements/customer terms are current and lead to informed business decisions as well as defining profit hurdles consistent with agreed ROI and undertaking promotional evaluation and post promotion reviews.
You will also manage capital expenditure including investment appraisal, spend allocation to projects, classification of assets and timely capitalisation of projects as well as coordinating system implementations and improving systems.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a qualified accountant. Further, you will need strong commercial acumen, a flexible approach and have the ability to communicate at all levels. Experience within FMCG manufacturing is essential with a sound understanding of SAP, desirable. In addition you will require a full driving license as travel to other sites will be required.
What you'll get in return
You will get a salary of up to £45,000 and the opportunity to work for a national organisation where you will have ample opportunity to progress your career.
What you need to do now
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