One of our leading clients is looking to recruit a senior financial manager to join their team
Oversee the financial and cost accounting processes undertaken by the Analyst team
Develop junior Staff to secure proper succession plan and allow talent growth and adaptability
Plan, assign and review the team’s work. Support the Company’s periodic performance objective setting and review cycle
Responsible for the annual budgeting and forecasting. Lead and co-ordinate with other departments to compile data and analysis leading to the budget/forecasts
Prepare and analyse cash forecast and cash-flow projections (both short and long term)
Monitor actual expenditure against the budget and forecasts. Ensure alignment and analyse / report
Responsible for the standard costing process leading to the landed cost of Raw and Packing Materials
Responsible for the implementation and automation of existing & new company procedures related to sourcing of raw materials and associated usage processes
Responsible for the continuous evaluation of purchase price variance & control. Collaborate with procurement and logistics to close gaps and to improve standards. variances
Responsible to ensure material usage is aligned to standard and to forecasts.
Recommend and deliver actions to manage and improve material usage. Partner with operations to develop solutions to minimise waste and implement accordingly.
Ensure continuous alignment to the Company’s profitability target margin.
Ensure execution of Pricing / Margin Policy is in-line with Agreed Strategies
Ensure adequate commercial planning is in place (short and long term), responsible for commercial scenarios and simulations (marginality)
Provide financial analysis to the top management team to support achievement of financial goals
Provide accurate, timely management and internal reporting for the manufacturing area.
Assist the Finance and Control Manager by providing manufacturing related analysis leading to the budget and forecasts.
Support the CFO and the Finance and Compliance Manager to maintain a robust framework of policies and procedures and be accountable for compliance across the Company. Support the execution and management of the Company risk register
Lead the risk management process ensuring adequate activities to identify financial and business risks & mitigate accordingly.
Skill-sets and Requirements
Minimum of 7 years overall experience. With particular focus on FMCG
Pricing Strategy & Profitability
Direct & Indirect Costing
Pricing & Commercial Strategy
Education & Experience
Masters Degree in Business / Finance and/or Accountancy Qualification