- Leading a commercial function to provide a strategic structure to really drive the bottom line.
- Reports into the FD.
- FTSE-Listed PLC food manufacturer.
- Market leader due to customer proximity and agility of the business.
- Flexibility and dynamism allows them to react promptly to spikes in demand.
- Each factory acts as its own operation, meaning you can implement at a higher level and really value add.
- Financial analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential risks. Analyse financial data and performance metrics to assist senior management in making sound business decisions.
- Management Information: Develop and maintain comprehensive management information systems to ensure that relevant financial data is readily available to support decision-making at all levels of the organisation.
- Cost Management: Evaluate and control operational costs and expenses. Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements while maintaining the quality of products or services.
- Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments such as sales, operations, and procurement to align financial objectives with overall business goals. Provide financial guidance and insights to support their activities.
- Cost-Benefit Analysis: Evaluate the financial viability of potential investments, projects, or initiatives. Conduct cost-benefit analyses to assist in prioritisation and decision-making.
- Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with department heads to develop budgets and forecasts. Monitor actual financial performance against budgets and forecasts, and provide recommendations for corrective actions as needed.
- Strategic Planning: Collaborate with senior management in developing and implementing financial strategies to achieve the company's long-term objectives. Provide financial input for strategic planning processes.
- Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging financial technologies. Propose and implement process improvements to enhance financial reporting and analysis capabilities.
- To work in a safe manner following agreed Health and Safety policy and Works to ensure that wherever possible tasks carried out minimise environmental impact.
- Adheres to all Company rules and
- Previous experience in manufacturing/retail/FMCG/distribution.
- Commercial accountant experience.
- Stakeholder management experience.
- Adapt to a fact-paced dynamic environment.
- Competitive salary.
- Great culture.
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