Financial Controller

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
14 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Martin Brown
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Our client is one of the UK's largest and most accomplished fresh produce providers, and due to continued expansion they are looking for a Financial Controller to join the team.

Reporting in to the Finance Director, you will be fully responsible for managing the day to day accounts function across this business. In addition you will be required to support the commercial team in dealing with complex negotiations and contracts with both suppliers and retailers

The role will include:
*Responsible for influencing budget/forecasting decisions.
*Develop and manage weekly and monthly customer/product sales & profitability reporting models.
*Develop financial dashboard and drill down reporting to provide visibility of Category, product and customer performance
*Develop financial and non-financial KPIs to assist with managing control processes in the consignment ledger.
*Support the commercial and finance teams with evolving/new requirements
*Build the knowledge and understanding of Navision as a MI tool through non finance individuals and influence strict consignment management through said teams.
*Responsible for commercial commentary and variance analysis inputs to the finance team
*Identify areas within financial systems, reports, processes and controls that require improvement and optimisation
*Make recommendations to Senior Management on areas within the business where improvements can be made and profits maximised
*Work within a team environment to promote/initiate changes necessary for business process improvement
*Implement a framework of analysis tools and actively provide decision support throughout the business
*Assist with adhoc accounting and financial management requirements across the division
*Support the on-going development of the company's ERP system
*Ad-hoc reporting and analysis.

Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 4-5 years post qualification experience ideally in a fresh food, distribution or fast paced manufacturing environment with experience of dealing with the major retailers.

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