Financial Controller

DR Newitt
Scottish Borders
Up to £50,000 D.O.E.
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

A Financial Controller  vacancy has arisen to join an expanding FMCG operation located in East Scotland, to develop weekly and periodic accounting, reporting and control activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop in conjunction with site management KPI's for the business.
  • Develop and produce weekly reporting package and variance analysis accurately and within agreed deadlines.
  • Actively participate in and question the standard setting for new and existing product costings including review of existing production methods, processes and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly P&L's for the site including, C.O.S report and analysis of sales volume, price and mix variances compared to budget and forecast and reconcile to weekly reports.
  • Track and manage key cost components including ingredients, packaging, labour, overheads and inventory.
  • Actively participate and manage the forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Support ongoing business needs of site management team and operate as a member of the Management team.
  • Review and be the gatekeeper for Capex approval.
  • Pursuit and review of Grant opportunities.

Skills and Abilities

  • Degree Qualified & Part or Full qualified CIMA
  • Experience within the FMCG & Food environments
  • P&L accounting and reporting experience including variance analysis.
  • Good spreadsheet skills.
  • Experience working with or implementing ERP systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • To act as a pro-active and hands-on member of the Management Team to improve the site through detailed analysis and a “go, look, see” attitude to problem solving.

What’s on offer?

•             A competitive salary

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV Simon Norris.