Hudson James Human Capital Group are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to join a leading packaging manufacturer based within the West Midlands region. Reporting to the Site Managing Director this position will involve analysis of monthly P&L and month end accounts, KPI reporting and producing both budgets and forecasts this circa €20m turnover site. Additional responsibilities include on-time delivery of annual accounts, liaising with external auditors and ensuring that all relevant financial controls are embedded across the site.
Further to this, you will be responsible for identifying any areas of loss and working closely with the plant manager to explore the causes and for producing plans to alleviate such losses. You will also be responsible for managing a team of finance employees including accounts payable, accounts receivable and a management accountant, as well as oversight of the onsite IT function. The Plant Manager will be looking to you as his right hand person to provide the right quality of information in order help him drive the planning process and to assist in high level strategic decision making.
To apply for this role you will be a qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience of working in the manufacturing sector, (preferably within the packaging or food and beverage sector although this is not essential). You must have extensive experience of working with raw materials, and have worked for a business at a senior management level. To be a success in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership qualities and have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
This business are going through a period of growth and are looking to add to their senior management team to assist with the management and growth plans for this particular site. This vacancy represents an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and expanding business in a role which can offer outstanding career prospects and a diverse and challenging position paired with a strong remuneration package.