Finance Manager

  • Location
    Neath, Neath Port Talbot
  • Salary
  • Category
    FMCG jobs
  • Contract Type
  • Shift Type
  • External Reference

Roevin Recruitment, part of Adecco Group, is delighted to be working with a world leading manufacturer of corrugated packaging. The client is looking to appoint Finance Manager to be based at their site in Neath.

9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Interviews ; Tele & F2F
Availability for interviews;
Phone - 6/12
Face to face - 10/12
Approx 3month contract
Pay Rate £200/hr Limited

Understand and verify customer and job level profitability by building up processes to capture and analyse shop floor data.
Use the data to identify process improvement areas that will increase the profitability of specific customers/jobs.
Understand how data is fed into and extracted form the business system and document risks, compensating controls and process improvements.
Identify areas of working capital opportunities.
Support month end reporting process.

Areas of Responsibility & Key Accountabilities

Health & Safety
* Actively embrace our safety culture and demonstrate this in all situations
Business Partnering and Profit Improvement
* Act as first point of contact for the Regional GM and site lead, providing expert support and insight.
* Lead the development of customer/product analysis to highlight potential profit improvement actions and assist in driving these through.
* Assist the in maintaining strong cost controls - e.g. waste analysis, overtime reporting, labour recs, workflow issues, GRIR management
* Ensure Cost Model is fully updated and reconciled.
* Focus on innovation - identify new ways of collecting/analysing data to help improve understanding and decision making.

Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis
* Work directly with SSC and sector finance team to support timely production of month end accounts and provide information to understand variances, performance drivers and opportunities/risks.
* Highlight any process flaws between sites and SSC and implement creative/simple solutions.

Financial Control and Working Capital
* Ensure that all financial controls are consistently implemented across all the site - work together with local site management to monitor adherence and effectiveness and improve where possible
* Assist CFBP in improving working capital management with a specific focus on debt and stock control.

Person Specification (minimum requirements)
Education & Certifications
A highly motivated Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).

Job Specific Technical Requirements
Detailed understanding of cost accounting and experience of operating in the manufacturing sector.
Strong understanding of financial management and reporting.
Strong understanding of effective financial controls and processes and their implementation and ongoing governance.
Advanced MS Excel skills with the ability to quickly pick up new IT systems.
Experience A strong team player who is able to work collaboratively as well as autonomously.
Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with both financial and non-financial colleagues.
A detailed and analytical approach to all elements of work.
Innovative approach, bringing confidence to implement new ideas.
Understanding of manufacturing specific profit drivers is crucial.

If this opportunity is of interest and you want to work in a fast paced environment then please contact Roevin Manchester - 0161 233 1222 or alternatively apply
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