Regional Finance Manager

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus and healthcare
10 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Simon Lydon
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Finance Manager required but FMCG business to oversee three East Midlands-based wholesale outlets.

Your new company
This global FMCG business are seeking a qualified Commercial Finance Manager to oversee the financial management of three East-Midlands based wholesale business units.

Your new role
You will take full responsibility for management accounting, forecasting, commercial analysis, and decision support relating to the branches within the region. Working closely with the Branch Managers, Regional Director and Financial Controller to maximise the commercial opportunities and identify risks and opportunities within the region.
You will be a pro-active business partner; providing value-add support and guidance to the business in helping drive performance, reporting and profitability.
The role will include, but not limited to,

  • To deliver timely, accurate & relevant financial information & analysis to key stakeholders including:
    • Monthly and quarterly forecasts
    • Annual budgets
    • Variance analysis
    • KPI's
    • Ad-hoc analysis to drive business performance
  • Identifying risks and opportunities to enable delivery of the targets
  • Develop, rigorously challenge, and question the budget/forecast assumptions and KPIs
  • Provision of the Monthly Review Packs and participation in the Monthly Branch Review Meeting.
  • Identify and explain business performance variances and recommendations for improvements
  • Consignment reconciliation, analysis and challenge
  • Margin management through analysis and challenge
  • Develop and understand distribution cost reporting & KPI's

This position will be based across three sites across the East Midlands and the opportunity to work from home when not on site is also on offer.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will have a strong track record of providing commercial management within the FMCG sector although those with multi-site retail finance experience will also be considered. You will be a trusted business partner able to operate across all levels within a business and it goes without saying that you will have strong financial and commercial experience.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, including car allowance and bonus, as well as a varied and challenging opportunity, focused on improving the profitability and bottom line!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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