Commercial Finance Manager - International

Posted 18 March by Blackwaters
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Blackwaters is recruiting a International Finance Manager to join a highly acquisitive, listed FMCG group in Woking. Reporting to the Finance Director, this role has reporting responsibility for all UK and international divisional reporting (15 entities), in additional to FP&A and M&A analysis.

We are looking for an ambitious individual who can progress into the FD role within 24-36 months.


Operational Financial Management:

• Detailed review of country and op co monthly reporting packs (P&L and Balance Sheets)

• Gross margin analysis for key businesses

• Collecting, reviewing and interpreting financial information

• Challenge local op co numbers

• FX risk management

• Working capital review and driving improvements

• Manage budget process with local op cos (instruction, review and follow up)

• Production of monthly divisional finance pack

• Conduct bi-annual business reviews with each business (on site and at UK HQ).

Mergers and Acquisitions:

• Provide internal and external financial due diligence for potential targets

• Deal closure and completion audits

• Post completion integration

Risk Management

• Input into the risk management process (evaluation and identification of risks and controls )

• Follow up on internal audit recommendations for op cos


• Ad hoc financial and operational project work (reporting improvements; ERP upgrades; capital projects etc).

Candidate attributes:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • PLC reporting exposure
  • International exposure
  • Solid excel skills
  • Some manufacturing or products-based exposure would be beneficial

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • Analysis
  • Audit
  • Balance
  • CIMA
  • Closure
  • COS
  • Deal Closure
  • Due Diligence
  • Entities
  • ERP
  • Finance
  • Finance Director
  • Finance Manager
  • FMCG
  • Gross Margin
  • Identification
  • Integration
  • Internal Audit
  • International Finance
  • Interpreting
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Margin
  • Recruiting
  • Reporting
  • Reviewing
  • Reviews
  • Risk
  • Risk Management
  • Budget Process
  • Capital Projects
  • Project Work

Reference: 37540055

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