Site Finance Manager

Ref: | Permanent | Sales and Marketing, Food Manufacturing |

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Job Title: Site Finance Manager
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Listing Category: Sales and Marketing, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

Site Finance Manager

Based in Ashford, Kent

We are looking for a high calibre, enthusiastic & driven Site Finance Manager with a proven background, looking to grow within a business home to many of Britain’s most iconic food brands. The successful applicant will be based in Ashford, home of Batchelors & will be a key part of the senior leadership team at site, responsible for providing all aspects of financial support. This person will be a key contributor to the success of the Ashford site which has an annual turnover in excess of £100m, part of a wider business with £772m annual sales in 2015/16. The individual will be excited by Premier Food’s ambition, through our investment in our brands & our people.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • To provide high quality financial management information by the use & development of related support systems
  • To ensure that the site meets its commitments to the business in all aspects of the financial management of the site
  • To lead the Finance Team in providing accurate & timely data & information to internal & external customers
  • To take a proactive role in advising & informing the Senior Management Team on all aspects of the financial status of the site
  • To contribute & add value to the Senior Management Team at a cross-functional level on all issues affecting the site
  • To be the site champion on eliminating waste, guiding site activity through appropriate analysis, using techniques & through personal
  • To ensure that all Site overhead budgetary control & reporting is completed & communicated on time & to the correct standard
  • Preparation of annual budgets & periodic forecasts
  • Monthly reporting & communication of site performance
  • To provide strategic focus for the site, identifying losses, cost deployment & focussed improvement activities with particular emphasis on methods to tackle waste
  • To manage, lead & develop the site accountant
Experience and Competencies
  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • 3 years’ post qualification experience, preferably gained in a FMCG environment
  • Experience of a large integrated financial accounting system, such as SAP
  • High level of numeracy
  • Meticulous, high level of attention to detail